DR BAKER POSES FOR HIS PORTRAIT IN CHICAGO, ILLINOIS

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This cabinet card portrait features the portrait of a well dressed older man wearing a well groomed long beard. The reverse of the photograph identifies the gentleman as being Dr. Baker. The photograph was taken at the studio of Taylor & Martin.  An ad for Taylor  & Martin was found in a Chicago Business Directory (1887). The ad included the information that the studio was formerly called Gentile & Company before Taylor and Martin assumed ownership. To view more photographs by this pair, click on the category “Photographer: Taylor & Martin”.

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PRETTY AUNT MARTHA DISCOVERS LEAVES ON STEROIDS IN CHICAGO, ILLINOIS

According to an inscription on the reverse of this cabinet card, the pretty woman featured in this cabinet card photograph is “Aunt Martha’. She is wearing a ring on her right index finger and is also wearing a hair bow. Aunt Martha poses for this photograph while standing at the proverbial garden wall. Note the giant leaves atop the post of the wall. The Taylor & Martin studio produced this photograph. The studio was located in Chicago, Illinois.

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