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Title Cabinet photo of a woman & baby (related to Great-Grandmother Lancy) posed in photographer's studio, n.d., ca. 1891-1892.
Object Name Photograph, Cabinet
Catalog Number 2014.013.0027
Collection Hoboken Commerce Collection
Credit Museum Collections. Gift of a friend of the Museum.
Description Cabinet photograph of a woman and baby (related to Great-Grandmother Lancy) posed in photographer's studio, no date, circa 1891-1892.

Photograph is one of several of this family whose fuller name is unknown. She is the grand-daughter of Lancy and holding her child, a great grand-daughter or son of Great-Grandma. The baby appears to be wearing a christening dress. This photo may have been taken during the same session as 2014.013.0025. See related.

4-3/16" x 6-7/16" high on photographer's mount. Photographed by Dimmers Photo Studio, 406 Washington St., Hoboken. Imprint on front in lower border. Full imprint on back.

Theodore Dimmers was operating in Hoboken along with his brother, Rudolf (or Rudolph), at 406 Washington St. from the mid-to late 1880s (and which became 1018 Washington in 1892). Both addresses have been seen (using name of Dimmers or Dimmers Photo Studio) with text "Formerly in New York." Which of the two were the photographer for this sitting is unknown.
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Photographer Dimmers Photo Studio
Place Hoboken
Date 1891-1892
Year Range from 1891
Year Range to 1892
Search Terms 1022 Washington St.
406 Washington St. (old number)
Orig/copy Original
Caption image
Imagefile 273\20140130027.TIF
Classification Photography