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Title Cabinet photo of Fred. Weisenbach ca. 3-5 years old with violin in photo studio, Hoboken, n.d., ca. 1880-1892.
Object Name Print, Photographic
Catalog Number 2011.005.0208
Collection Hoboken Commerce Collection
Credit Museum Collections. Gift of a friend of the Museum.
Description Cabinet photograph of Fred.(Frederick?) Weisenbach ca. 3-5 years old posed with violin in photographer's studio, Hoboken, no date, ca. 1880-1892.

4" x 6" mount. Photograph taken by Lay, 252 Washington St. (old number; modern 628), Hoboken. Mount imprinted on front in bottom margin: Lay Hoboken. Reverse has larger photographer's imprint with address plus penciled identification at top: Fred. Weisenbach.

First name could be also be Frederich or Freidrich. The boy is standing on a chair holding the violin and bow. While dressed in a skirt, this would be considered a typical garment at that time for a boy of his apparent age.

Proprietor of studio was Herman Norton Lay.

The old street number became 628 Washington St. in 1892.
Photographer Lay, Herman N.
Place Hoboken
Date 1880-1892
Year Range from 1880
Year Range to 1892
People Weisenbach, Frederick
Search Terms 252 Washington St. (old number)
628 Washington St.
Orig/copy Original
Caption front: boy with violin
Imagefile 107\20110050208.TIF
Classification Photography
Business & Commerce