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Title Cabinet photo of girl posed in photo studio, Hoboken, n.d., ca. 1880-1885.
Object Name Photograph, Cabinet
Catalog Number 2014.013.0070
Collection Hoboken Commerce Collection
Credit Museum Collections. Gift of a friend of the Museum.
Description Cabinet photograph of girl posed in photo studio, Hoboken, no date, circa 1880-1885.
4-1/4" x 6-3/16" high (bottom edge trimmed, beveled gilt edge. Photograph by Louis Nagel, 192 Washington Street [old number - modern no. 508], Hoboken. Reverse of mount has photographer's imprint (note blue-flecked rag paper.)

Girl is not identified.

Each girl is well dressed with some are wearing an apron or overdress. One girl is brushing the hair of a younger one; the girl seated on the floor holds a character doll with its hat on her lap.

This image appears to have some of the same girls as found in photos 2011.005.0112 and .0149, other carte-de-visites from the Nagel Studio. These photos and another Nagel photo dated 1881 (2011.005.0128) were once apparently in the same photo album (donor stated they were not in an album when purchased, but were available at the same time.)

Photographer Nagel, Louis
Place Hoboken
Date 1880-1885
Year Range from 1880
Year Range to 1885
Search Terms 192 Washington St. (old number)
Orig/copy Original
Caption image
Imagefile 286\20140130070.TIF
Classification Children
Business & Commerce