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Name Magnus, Conrad
Occupation Hoboken "Photo Artist" ca. 1886- 1920?
Notes some mounts have a CM monogram which distinguishes them from R. (or Rudolf) Magnus
Relationships Daughter: Dorothy L. Magnus Faulkes (age was 25 in 1903)
Fiance of Dorothy, never married: Paul Unger (of Hoboken)
Son-in-law: Stephen Futkes (?) (of Cleveland; married Dorothy San Francisco, July 13, 1903)
Places of residence 204 Washington St. (old number for 520], Hoboken
252 Washington St. (old number for 628)
422 Washington St.
520 Washington St. (1892-1899)
1903 residence: 506 Washington St.

Associated Records

Image of Cabinet photo of young woman posed in photographer's studio, Hoboken, Nov. 8, 1892. - Photograph, Cabinet

Cabinet photo of young woman posed in photographer's studio, Hoboken, Nov. 8, 1892. - Photograph, Cabinet

Cabinet photograph of a young woman posed in photographer's studio, Hoboken, no date, circa 1892-1893. 4-1/4" wide x 6-7/16" high mount. Photograph taken by C.[Conrad] Magnus, 520 Washington St., Hoboken 204 (imprinted in lower margin and on reverse; see below for importance of the number 204). Imprint on the reverse. The woman is not identified. This photograph is important as documentary evidence of how a business noted a change of the Hoboken street numbering system in 1892. The mount has street numbers for Conrad Magnus' studio that includes the modern one, 520, and the old one (although not stated as such), 204, imprinted on both sides where the street address appears. Mount f

Image of B+W photo of young boy in sailor suit standing on chair, no date (ca. 1900). - Print, photographic

B+W photo of young boy in sailor suit standing on chair, no date (ca. 1900). - Print, photographic

B+W photo of a young boy, ca. 4-5 years old, in a sailor suit standing on chair, no date (ca. 1900). Image is 3-1/2" x 5-3/4" high on photographer's mount. Studio portrait by Conrad Magnus, Photo Artist, Hoboken, N.J.

Image of Cabinet photo of young woman posed in photographer's studio, Hoboken, Nov. 8, 1892. - Photograph, Cabinet

Cabinet photo of young woman posed in photographer's studio, Hoboken, Nov. 8, 1892. - Photograph, Cabinet

Cabinet photograph of a full-length portrait of a young woman posed in photographer's studio, Hoboken, no date, circa 1892-1893. 4-1/4" wide x 6-1/2" high mount. Photograph taken by C.[Conrad] Magnus, 520 Washington St., Hoboken 204 (imprinted in lower margin and on reverse; see below for importance of the number 204). The woman is not identified. This photograph is important as documentary evidence of how a business noted a change of the Hoboken street numbering system in 1892. The mount has street numbers for Conrad Magnus' studio that includes the modern one, 520, and the old one (although not stated as such), 204, imprinted on both sides where the street address appears. Mount

Image of Cabinet photo of young man posed in photographer's studio, Hoboken, Nov. 8, 1892. - Photograph, Cabinet

Cabinet photo of young man posed in photographer's studio, Hoboken, Nov. 8, 1892. - Photograph, Cabinet

Cabinet photograph of a young man with rose in his lapel posed in photographer's studio, Hoboken, no date, circa 1892-1893. 4-1/4" wide x 6-1/2" high mount (note irregularly trimmed and haphazardly mounted print). Photograph taken by C.[Conrad] Magnus, 520 Washington St., Hoboken 204 (imprinted in lower margin and on reverse; see below for importance of the number 204). The man is not identified. This photograph is important as documentary evidence of how a business noted a change of the Hoboken street numbering system in 1892. The mount has street numbers for Conrad Magnus' studio that includes the modern one, 520, and the old one (although not stated as such), 204, imprinted on both

Image of Cabinet photo of young woman posed in photographer's studio, Hoboken, Nov. 8, 1892. - Photograph, Cabinet

Cabinet photo of young woman posed in photographer's studio, Hoboken, Nov. 8, 1892. - Photograph, Cabinet

Cabinet photograph of a young man with a rose in his lapel posed in photographer's studio, Hoboken, no date, circa 1892-1893. 4-1/4" wide x 6-1/2" high mount. Photograph taken by C.[Conrad] Magnus, 520 Washington St., Hoboken 204 (imprinted in lower margin and on reverse; see below for importance of the number 204). The man is not identified. This photograph is important as documentary evidence of how a business noted a change of the Hoboken street numbering system in 1892. The mount has street numbers for Conrad Magnus' studio that includes the modern one, 520, and the old one (although not stated as such), 204, imprinted on both sides where the street address appears. Mount front

Image of Digital image of cabinet photo of Mary Szontag Durstewitz, Hoboken, no date, circa 1885-1890. - Photograph

Digital image of cabinet photo of Mary Szontag Durstewitz, Hoboken, no date, circa 1885-1890. - Photograph

Digital image of cabinet photograph of Mary Szontag Durstewitz, Hoboken, no date, circa 1885-1890. Original image 4-3/16" wide x 6-1/2" high. Photographer was C.[Conrad] Magnus, 252 Washington St. Hoboken. Reverse has modern ballpoint ink identification Caption on reverse: Mom - Mrs. Mary Durstewitz "nee Szontag" Street address for Magnus of 252 Washington Street is from 1892 and earlier; modern number is 628 Washington St.

Image of Digital image of cabinet photo of Jule  [Julia] Durstewitz, Hoboken, no date, circa 1885-1890. - Photograph

Digital image of cabinet photo of Jule [Julia] Durstewitz, Hoboken, no date, circa 1885-1890. - Photograph

Digital image of cabinet photo of Jule [Julia] Durstewitz, Hoboken, no date, circa 1885-1890. Original image 4-3/16" wide x 6-1/2" high. Photographer was C.[Conrad] Magnus, 252 Washington St. Hoboken. Reverse has modern ballpoint ink identification Caption on reverse: Jule Durstewitz Street address for Magnus of 252 Washington Street is from 1892 and earlier; modern number is 628 Washington St.

Image of Digital image of photo of an elderly Frank Szontag,, Hoboken, no date, circa 1915-1925. - Photograph

Digital image of photo of an elderly Frank Szontag,, Hoboken, no date, circa 1915-1925. - Photograph

Digital image of photo of an elderly Frank Szontag, Hoboken, no date, circa 1915-1925. Original image ca. 3-7/8" wide x 5-1/2" high on 5-7/8" x 8-7/8" high photographer's mount. Photographer was Conrad Magnus, Hoboken. Reverse has penciled identification (probably not contemporary.)

Image of Digital image of photo of elderly Frank & Katherin Szontag posed outdoors, Hoboken, no date, circa 1915-1925. - Photograph

Digital image of photo of elderly Frank & Katherin Szontag posed outdoors, Hoboken, no date, circa 1915-1925. - Photograph

Digital image of photo of elderly Frank & Katherin Szontag posed outdoors, Hoboken, no date, circa 1915-1925. Original image ca. 3-3/4" wide x 5-5/16" high on 5-7/8" x 8-7/8" high photographer's mount. Photographer was Conrad Magnus, Hoboken. Reverse has penciled identification (probably not contemporary.)

Image of Digital image of portrait photo of Durstewitz family posed in photographer's studio, no place (probably Hoboken), no date, circa 1880-1885. - Photograph

Digital image of portrait photo of Durstewitz family posed in photographer's studio, no place (probably Hoboken), no date, circa 1880-1885. - Photograph

Digital image of portrait photo of Durstewitz family posed in photographer's studio, no place (probably Hoboken), no date, circa 1880-1885. Original image ca. 10-1/2" wide x 14" high mounted on12" x 16" high photographer's mount (roughly trimmed for modern frame not present.) Photographer not indicated (probably Conrad Magnus of Hoboken - cf. 2005.078.0602 for a cabinet photo of Julia Durstewitz that is from his studio. She is wearing the same clothes and jewelry as seen in this photo. Reverse has penciled identification (probably not contemporary.) Also separate text in modern ballpoint ink found on an enclosed backing leaf (original to the modern frame.) Text on reverse of photo, old

Image of Cabinet photo of a young woman posed in photographer's studio, Hoboken, no date, probably 1895-1900. - Photograph, Cabinet

Cabinet photo of a young woman posed in photographer's studio, Hoboken, no date, probably 1895-1900. - Photograph, Cabinet

Cabinet photograph of a young woman posed in photographer's studio, Hoboken, no date, probably 1895-1900. 4-1/4" wide x 6-1/2" high. Photographer was C.[Conrad] Magnus, 422 Washington St., Hoboken, N.J. Reverse is blank. She is not identified, but is probably related to Charles Futterer and family; she may be Tenah ______ [maiden name not known], age appears to be late teens or early twenties, who became Futterer's wife. See notes. This image and photo 2006.001.0119 are of the same person by the same photographer, but she is wearing different clothing and jewelry in each; hair appears the same. See negatives and prints in photo records 2006.001.01xx series that appear to be related

Image of Cabinet photo of a young woman posed in photographer's studio, Hoboken, no date, probably 1895-1900. - Photograph, Cabinet

Cabinet photo of a young woman posed in photographer's studio, Hoboken, no date, probably 1895-1900. - Photograph, Cabinet

Cabinet photograph of a young woman posed in photographer's studio, Hoboken, no date, probably 1895-1900. 4-1/4" wide x 6-1/2" high. Photographer was C.[Conrad] Magnus, 422 Washington St., Hoboken, N.J. Reverse is blank. She is not identified, but is probably related to Charles Futterer and family; she may be Tenah ______ [maiden name not known], age appears to be late teens or early twenties, who became Futterer's wife. See notes. This image and photo 2006.001.0118 are of the same person by the same photographer, but she is wearing different clothing and jewelry in each; hair appears the same. See negatives and prints in photo records 2006.001.01xx series that appear to be related

Image of Albumen photo attributed as officers of the Hoboken volunteer fire department, (Hoboken), n.d., ca.1885-1886. - Print, Photographic

Albumen photo attributed as officers of the Hoboken volunteer fire department, (Hoboken), n.d., ca.1885-1886. - Print, Photographic

Sepia-tone albumen photo composite with retouching and color attributed as Hoboken firemen being officers of the volunteer fire department, (Hoboken), no date, circa 1885-1886. Print: 16-1/2" high x 21-1/4" wide; mounted on single weight matte board (see notes.) Photograph by C. [Conrad] Magnus as credited in image at lower right corner. Reverse has modern pencil notation: Board of Officers, Hoboken Fire Dept. 1885-86 Magnes(sic) Photo. Men are not identified nor are the offices that they held directly indicated (although belt lettering may infer at least the "chief" - see below.) Reason why this photo was created, retouched, colored and its intended use has not been indicated or estab

Image of Cabinet photo of Ernst Rehm in ceremonial hat & large star on neck ribbon, Hoboken, n.d., ca. 1880s-1891. - Photograph, Cabinet

Cabinet photo of Ernst Rehm in ceremonial hat & large star on neck ribbon, Hoboken, n.d., ca. 1880s-1891. - Photograph, Cabinet

Cabinet photograph of Ernst Rehm in ceremonial Masonic hat and wearing large star on neck ribbon, Hoboken, no date, circa 1880s-1892. Sepia tone photo on photographer's mount, 4-/14" wide x 6-5/8" high. Photograph taken by C[onrad]. Magnus, 204 Washington St. (old number; after 1892, no. 520), Hoboken, N.J. Photographer's imprint below image and on back of mount. Rehm was independently identified by a relative. Three digital images provided including a group photo of the 4 Rehm brothers with other family members: Ernst is at the right. Undated, circa 1880s. Also images of two documents that mention him in regards to fraternal activities, Hoboken Schuetzen Corps and Hudson Lodge No.

Image of Cabinet photo of unidentified man, Hoboken, no date, ca. 1880-1890.  - Photograph, Cabinet

Cabinet photo of unidentified man, Hoboken, no date, ca. 1880-1890. - Photograph, Cabinet

Cabinet photograph of unidentified man, Hoboken, no date, ca. 1880-1890. 4-3/16" x 6-7/16" gilt-edge mount. Photograph taken by C.[Conrad] Magnus, 204 Washington St. (old number), Hoboken. Mount imprinted on front as C. Magnus and on back as Magnus; address appears in both places. The finely dressed gentleman with white hair, moustache and goatee has a very serious demeanor. The old street number became 520 Washington St. in 1892.

Image of Cabinet photo of a young woman, Hoboken, n.d., ca. 1895-1910. - Photograph, Cabinet

Cabinet photo of a young woman, Hoboken, n.d., ca. 1895-1910. - Photograph, Cabinet

Cabinet photograph of a young woman, Hoboken, no date, circa 1895-1910. 4-1/4" x 6-1/2" high. Photograph taken by Conrad Magnus, 520 Washington St., Hoboken. Imprinted on front bottom margin and on reverse. She is not identified. Front, blind emboss lower border: Magnus [monogram "CM"] 520 Washington St., Hoboken, N.J. (Note: Rudolf Magnus was also active in this period, but the C.M. monogram identifies this as the work of Conrad Magnus.) Back imprinted: Magnus, Artistic Photographer, 520 Washington St., Hoboken, N.J. Instantaneous Process Used Exclusively. Duplicates can be had at any time. All kinds of portraiture in crayon, oil, india ink and water color. Groups and Children

Image of Cabinet photo of middle-aged woman posed in photographer's studio, Hoboken, n.d., ca. 1900 - Photograph, Cabinet

Cabinet photo of middle-aged woman posed in photographer's studio, Hoboken, n.d., ca. 1900 - Photograph, Cabinet

Cabinet photograph of middle-aged woman posed in a photographer's studio, Hoboken, no date, ca. 1900. 4-1/4" x 6-1/2" mount. Photograph taken by [Conrad] Magnus, Artistic Photographer, 520 Washington St., Hoboken. Blind emboss at front bottom margin (has CM monogram); reverse imprinted. The woman wears a small fancy (tortoise shell?) comb in her hair plus earrings.

Image of Sepia-tone photo of exterior construction of Star of Israel Congregation synagogue, 115 Park Ave., Hoboken, n.d., probably late 1914 or early 1915. - Print, Photographic

Sepia-tone photo of exterior construction of Star of Israel Congregation synagogue, 115 Park Ave., Hoboken, n.d., probably late 1914 or early 1915. - Print, Photographic

Sepia-tone photo of exterior construction of Star of Israel Congregation synagogue, 115 Park Avenue, Hoboken, no date, probably late 1914 or early 1915. 7-1/2" wide x 9-1/4" high print on 12" x 14" photographer's mount. Photograph taken by Conrad Magnus, Photo Artist, Hoboken, N.J. (blind emboss in lower right border.) Reverse is blank. This temple is presently the home of the United Synagogue of Hoboken.

Image of Cabinet photo of ca. 4-5 year old boy posed in studio, Hoboken, n.d., ca. 1885-1895. - Photograph, Cabinet

Cabinet photo of ca. 4-5 year old boy posed in studio, Hoboken, n.d., ca. 1885-1895. - Photograph, Cabinet

Cabinet photograph of circa one year old baby boy posed on fur rug in photographer's studio, Hoboken, no date, circa 1885-1890. 4-1/4" wide x 6-1/2" high photographer's mount. Photo taken by C. [Conrad] Magnus, 204 Washington St. (old number), Hoboken, N.J. (imprinted in front lower border and different imprint on reverse.) Reverse has photographer's imprint. The child has not been identified. See photos 2012.033.0002, .0003 and .0005 which are other photos of two brothers. Which one of the two this baby was is not known. (A digital reference image is attached to .0002 and .0003 of the two boys in one photo.) Magnus address of 204 Washington was changed in 1892 to 520 Washington

Image of Cabinet photo of ca. 8-10 years old boy posed in military uniform with rifle in a studio, Hoboken, n.d., ca. 1892-1900. - Photograph, Cabinet

Cabinet photo of ca. 8-10 years old boy posed in military uniform with rifle in a studio, Hoboken, n.d., ca. 1892-1900. - Photograph, Cabinet

Cabinet photograph of a circa 8-10 years old boy posed in military uniform with rifle in photographer's studio, Hoboken, no date, circa 1892-1900. 4-1/4" wide x 6-1/2" high photographer's mount. Photo taken by [Conrad] Magnus, (Artistic Photographer), 520 Washington St., Hoboken, N.J. (imprinted in front lower border including CM monogram; plus a different imprint on reverse.) Reverse has imprint. The boy has not been identified. His cap has the letters "A.G.C.S." and the numeral "8" below them. It has not been determined what organization the letters represent. See photos 2012.033.0002, .0003 and .0004 which are of two brothers, seen singly, and related to this photo. Magnus add