WILLIE BUTLER FINDS RELIGION AT ST. MARY’S CHURCH IN NEW YORK CITY

 

ETTLIN FRONT_0011This cabinet card portrait features a young boy dressed up for his confirmation and holding a religious book. Note his huge bow tie. He is wearing two ribbons pinned to his jacket. One of the ribbons has the printed name “St. Mary’s Church”. The reverse of the photograph has an inscription stating “Willie Butler”. Young Master Butler posed for this image at Ettlin’s Portraits which was located at 17 Chatham Square in New York City. William A. Ettlin is listed in the 1902 and 1905 New York City directory as well as in Trow’s Business Directory of 1898.

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Published in: on April 8, 2014 at 4:02 pm  Comments (1)  
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  1. He looks a little young for this to be his Confirmation. More the age for First Communion.


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