UNIFORMED BAND MEMBER IN NEW YORK CITY

The young uniformed man in this cabinet card portrait appears to be a band member. However, it is also possible that he may be a cadet, a fireman, or a member of some other type of organization. His belt buckle has the letter “C” and the badge on his hat has the number “7”. Hopefully, a visitor to the cabinet card gallery may be able to pinpoint the exact type of unit that this subject represents. The photographer of this image is A. J. Hargrave. At the time of this photograph he was located at 68 West 23rd Street in New York City. To learn more about Hargrave and to view more of his photographs, click on the category “Photographer: Hargrave”.

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A PRETTY WOMAN WEARS A FEATHER IN NEW YORK CITY

A pretty woman wears a feather and a hair comb in her hair , as she sits for her portrait at the studio of Hargrave in New York City. The young woman is very stylishly dressed. Hargrave Portraits was located at 68 West 23rd Street. To view other photographs by Hargrave, click on the category “Photographer: Hargrave”.

Published in: on October 4, 2010 at 12:01 am  Leave a Comment  
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FASHIONABLE WOMAN IN NEW YORK CITY

A young woman in a pretty dress poses for the photographer at the studio of Hargrave & Gubelman in New York City, New York. The Post Office Guide (1890) has an advertisement for the studio which indicates that A. J. Hargrave managed the New York City Studio while Theodore Gubelman managed their second studio, which was located in Jersey City, New Jersey. To view other photographs by Hargrave, click on the category “Photographer: Hargrave”.

Published in: on May 3, 2010 at 12:01 am  Comments (1)  
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