PRETTY LADY WITH EXCELLENT FASHION SENSE IN WEST HOBOKEN, NEW JERSEY

This pretty West Hoboken lady dressed cool, before cool was invented. She clearly mastered the layered look, and the combination of textures composing her outfit, is phenomenal. Her very busy, but interesting hat, also adds to her “look”. This woman knew how to put herself together and likely was well aware that she had this talent. She is posed for this photograph in a studio faux park like setting  which includes a live plant. The photographer is Charles A. Henkel. His studio was located in West Hoboken, New Jersey,  from 1893 through at least 1900. An advertisement in the Photographic Times (1884) indicates that Henkel previously had a studio in Jersey City Heights, New Jersey.

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  1. Great photograph. Charles Henkel is my great great uncle. I believe he had a studio on Palisade Ave in Jersey City. Charles’s father was also Charles Henkel who owned the well know German beer hall Henkel’s Casino at the corner of Palisade and Ferry St in Jersey City.


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