PORTRAIT OF A MOST ADORABLE CHILD WEARING A BIG HAT (PHOTOGRAPH BY CHARLES DEFOREST FREDRICKS)

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The adorable little girl with the big hat seen in this cabinet card was photographed by a talented and well known celebrity photographer by the name of Charles DeForest Fredricks (1823-1894). Look below and note the fancy advertisement placed on the reverse of the photograph. Fredricks had an interesting career and to view more of his images and to learn more about him, click on the category “Photographer: Fredricks”.

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PORTRAIT OF A BEAUTIFUL WELL DRESSED WOMAN BY CELEBRITY PHOTOGRAPHER CHARLES FREDRICKS OF NEW YORK CITY

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The woman who is the subject of this cabinet card photograph is truly beautiful and fabulously dressed. She is also wearing an array of jewelry including a necklace, ring and bracelet. She clearly is from the “one percent” portion of the population and this photograph certainly makes a fashion statement. Her image is captured skillfully by celebrity photographer Charles DeForest Fredricks who operated the Knickerbocker Family Portrait Gallery. To learn more about Fredricks and to view more of his photographs, click on the category “Photographer: Fredricks”. Look at the image below to see the drawing on the reverse of the cabinet card. The drawing depicts the photographer as an artist. He is also shown smoking a pipe. There is a copyright notation from 1881.

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