NICELY DRESSED ADORABLE LITTLE GIRL IN BINGHAMTON, NEW YORK

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This cabinet card portrait features an adorable little girl in a cute dress. She is wearing a lace collar and has a bow in her hair. She is posed next to a wicker chair and potted plant. The photographer is George Cobb of Binghamton, New York. Cobb has a number of images in the Cabinet Card Gallery. To view those images and to learn more about him, click on the category “Photographer: Cobb”.

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Published in: on December 3, 2014 at 4:00 pm  Leave a Comment  
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PORTRAIT OF A VERY PRETTY WOMAN IN BINGHAMTON, NEW YORK


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This cabinet card portrait features a very pretty and photogenic young woman. She has intriguing eyes. She is wearing a fancy dress. The photograph is crisp and sharp. The image is in very good condition. The reverse of the photograph suggests that the image once resided in a cabinet card photo album. George N. Cobb began his photography career in 1850 in Montrose, Pennsylvania. He moved to Binghamton in 1870 and operated a photography studio until 1903.

Published in: on July 24, 2014 at 12:29 pm  Leave a Comment  
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OUT OF THE DARKNESS: A PRETTY YOUNG WOMAN IN BINGHAMTON, NEW YORK

BINGHAMTON GIRL_0003A young woman poses for her portrait at the Cobb studio in Binghamton, New York. The photographer uses the familiar (seen elsewhere in the Cabinet Card Gallery) technique of capturing the subject in a focused light surrounded by darkness. The pretty young woman is wearing a collar pin and a hair accessory. George N. Cobb was in 1847 in upstate New York. In 1850 he moved with his family to New Milford, Pennsylvania. At age nineteen he took over a photographic gallery owned by J. B. Hazleton in Montrose, Pennsylvania. It is likely that he was trained by Hazleton before he bought him out of the business. Cobb moved to Binghamton in 1870 and bought the gallery belonging to Ambrose Hickcox. He operated the studio until 1903. To view other photographs by Cobb, click on the category “Photographer: Cobb”.