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    • (A) An unidentified family

    • Families; Children; Boys; Girls; Aprons; Boots; Women; Men; Domestic life; Porches; Doors & doorways;
    • (A) A man, a woman and two children grouped on an outdoor stairway appear to be a family. The man has a beard and wears boots. The little girl wears a long sleeved dress; the little boy wears a jacket and vest. The woman wears an apron over her...
    • Young girl in Communion dress

    • Girls; Children; Glass negatives; Lace; Catholicism; Portraits; Eyeglasses;
    • This young girl is seemingly dressed for First Communion. She would seem to be Catholic as she holds not only a prayer book, but also rosary beads. The exuberant use of machine lace for this special occasion clothing is typical of the period. ...
    • African American woman

    • Clothing & dress; Women; Skirts; Blouses; Glass negatives; Portraits
    • An African American woman wears a white blouse, probably linen, with machine lace inserts, “pouter pigeon” style in that it hangs forward, above a heavier weight skirt with patch pockets. Even though the skirt seems to be “work dress” the blouse...
    • Young girl with dog

    • Girls; Dogs; Dresses; Clothing & dress; Children; Glass negatives; Portraits; Pearls
    • A little girl wears a summer dress of cotton or linen, trimmed with late 19th century machine lace. She also wears socks and leggings, tied slippers and pearls at her neck and right wrist.
    • Studio portrait of a man and two women

    • Men; Women; Skirts; Blouses; Hats; Suits (Clothing); Eyeglasses; Clothing & dress; Portraits; Glass negatives; Neckties;
    • A man poses with two women. Conservatively stylish, the older woman’s skirt is still quite full. Both women wear striped blouses with machine lace decoration, high necklines, gloves and exuberant hats. Although the clothing of all three suggests...
    • Three young women in hats

    • Clothing & dress; Portraits; Glass negatives; Women; Hats; Straw hats; Gloves; Corsets; Dresses; Blouses; Skirts;
    • Three ladies pose for a studio portrait. The young woman in white in the center is the focus of this portrait. She wears a one-piece dress, gloves, all presumably white, and carries a fan and a small case which would be just the size for...
    • Young woman in middy style blouse

    • Clothing & dress; Portraits; Glass negatives; Blouses; Skirts; Collars; Belts (Clothing); Corsages;
    • A seated young woman poses for a studio portrait. She wears a middy style blouse of cotton or linen, the high collar of the insert creating the stylish “V” line in the bodice of the combination, a wool skirt and belt with decorative buckle. She...
    • African American woman

    • Clothing & dress; Portraits; Glass negatives; Dresses; Ribbons;
    • An African American woman wears a dress in the style of the early 1890s. This may or may not be the same dating as the photograph. The design of the fabric of her dress is woven in. It is likely wool, and a careful look at the stitching...
    • Woman with fur collar and muff

    • Clothing & dress; Portraits; Glass negatives; Fur garments; Hats; Coats; Boots;
    • A stylishly dressed young woman poses for a studio portrait. Skirt hems are rising; her hair is cropped; she wears a coat styled after the trench coats which became popular with WWI. Her hat is much smaller but her boots are still high and laced,...
    • Young woman with fur muff and collar

    • Clothing & dress; Portraits; Glass negatives; Boots; Belts (Clothing); Skirts; Fur garments; Hats;
    • A young woman, young enough to be wearing a shortened skirt even though she has many womanly accouterments, poses for a studio portrait. Her narrow, 6 gore, A line skirt has deep reverse box pleats for ease of walking and she wears tall, probably...
    • Woman in fine linen dress

    • Clothing & dress; Portraits; Glass negatives; Eyeglasses; Women; Dresses; Ribbons;
    • A woman wears a version of the “garden dress” probably of fine linen - very stylish in the period, but the photo is so washed out that details remain unseen. She does, however, wear eyeglasses which can be seen by looking at the bridge of her nose...
    • Two women in party dresses

    • Clothing & dress; Portraits; Glass negatives; Women; Dresses; Corsets; Ribbons; Fans (Accessories); Lace; Handkerchiefs; Rings;
    • Two young women pose for a studio portrait. Their dress suggests that some special occasion, perhaps party or graduation. The young woman on the left as we view her wears a dress of printed fabric, her sleeves elaborated with a series of peplums...
    • Woman with bobbed hair

    • Clothing & dress; Portraits; Glass negatives; Women; Dresses; Hairstyles; Shoes; Collars; Rings;
    • This woman's hair is bobbed and she wears rings on the fourth finger of each hand. Her white dress is probably silk from the way it seems to fall, and the wide collar is trimmed with a fine edging which may be lace. The arch of her foot seems to...
    • Young woman with corsage

    • Clothing & dress; Portraits; Glass negatives; Women; Hats; Collars; Lace; Blouses; Skirts; Belts (Clothing); Gloves; Handkerchiefs; Corsages; Coats; Jewelry;
    • This young person's hair is upswept and on it sits a marvelous hat of velvet, ruched velvet and jewelry. Her blouse has a high stiff collar and tucks, lace and a piece of fine jewelry. Around her neck and hanging down front is a long chain with...
    • Woman in straw hat with infant

    • Clothing & dress; Portraits; Glass negatives; Women; Infants; Hats; Blouses; Skirts; Wool; Embroidery; Collars; Children;
    • The woman wears a boater style straw hat trimmed with gathered rolls of fabric and a piece of molded woven straw. Her white on white striped blouse is worn with a wool skirt with welted seams. Except for the clearly visible parts of the mother’s...
    • Studio portrait of two women

    • Clothing & dress; Portraits; Glass negatives; Women; Blouses; Skirts; Dresses; Wool; Necklaces; Jewelry; Bracelets; Ribbons; Lace; Fleur-de-lis;
    • An older woman wears a middy blouse, probably linen with a high necked ”V” insert, above a wool skirt with welted seams. Rows of tucking in the shirt echo the shape of the “V.” Her accessories include a long necklace of beads, a decorative pin...
    • Two children with dog

    • Clothing & dress; Portraits; Glass negatives; Children; Boys; Dogs; Shoes; Hosiery; Buttons (Fasteners); Collars; Neckties; Dresses; Lace;
    • Two children, an adolescent boy and a young child accompanied by a dog. The boy wears high laced shoes. Long ribbed hose cover his legs below short pants with side laces. His three button jacket closes from right to left rather than left to...
    • Young girl in ruffled bonnet

    • Clothing & dress; Portraits; Glass negatives; Girls; Children; Collars; Dresses; Hats; Bonnets; Straw hats; Shoes; Hosiery; Lace;
    • This young girl's dress is certainly silk, as the light reflects from it. The deep handkerchief-pointed collar is further enhanced with the addition of wide lace. Lace can also be seen on the hem of her petticoat. Ruffles inside her bonnet echo...

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