Friday, February 28, 2014

Photo Number 1502

This is a Cabinet Card from Craig’s Collection.

Mrs Deane Craigs Photos

Tabor was the photographer located at Elevator, S Montgomery Street, Opposite the Palace and Grand Hotels San Francisco

I find the elevator part curious.

Mrs Deane back Craigs Photos

Mrs. A. M. Hagarty from Mrs. Deane

Way at the bottom right is a date April 11 1884

Mrs Deane back Craigs Photos

What do you think.  Did Mrs Deane pay for the photograph of her friend Mrs. A. M. Hagarty or is this a photo of Mrs. Deane that was supposed to go to Mrs. A.M. Hagarty?

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3 comments:

  1. I love the wavy hair...in young photos of my dad, his hair did this naturally!

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  2. I'm guessing that would mean Mrs. Deane. And the elevator sign the photographer's way of directing customers to what possibly was a hard-to-find studio. Nice to have a date on that photograph! Wish there were more than initials, though.

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  3. I suspect the elevator was a newfangled novelty -

    "The hotel featured large redwood paneled hydraulic elevators which were known as "rising rooms"

    http://cprr.org/Museum/Palace_Hotel_SF/

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