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Title Cabinet photo of Sanntrock family members posed in photographer's studio; Hoboken, n.d., ca. 1896-1898.
Object Name Photograph, Cabinet
Catalog Number 2015.015.0011
Collection Sanntrock Family Collection
Credit Gift of Steinhaus Sisters, Long Island, N.Y., in memory of the Sanntrock Family.
Description Cabinet photograph of Sanntrock family members (of Hoboken) posed in photographer's studio; Hoboken, no date, circa 1896-1898.

2-5/8" x 3-7/8" high print on photographer's 4-1/4" x 6" high embossed mount. Photograph taken by [George W.] Day, 628 Washington St., Hoboken, N.J. (imprint on front lower edge.) Reverse has modern ink notations otherwise blank.

Modern ink notations near bottom of rear of identifications are attributed to donors:
Looks like Erna Sanntrock as a baby
w/mother Charlotte Schroeder Sanntrock
Based on birth year of Erna Sanntrock (born 1881) and the photographer and his known modern street address (post-1892 street number and he was likely not operating as business under his name before 1896), it is apparent that this photo is not one of Erna Sanntrock as a baby.
Based on the date range for this photographer in Saretsky (New Jersey Photographers List;, and the fact that the imprint does not refer to Day's predecessor, Lay, this photo is probably from 1897 or 1898.

One of a group of photographs in this accession related to the Sanntrock family which lived in Hoboken from the later part of the 19th century until the early 20th century. Consisting of images of first and second generation German immigrants, the group reflects their German heritage and culture in fashions and content (some photographs are from Germany, apparently of relatives.)

Photographer Day, George W.
Place Hoboken
Date 1896-1898
Year Range from 1896
Year Range to 1898
People Sanntrock, Louise Johanna
Search Terms 628 Washington St.
Day, George W. (Photographer)
Orig/copy Original
Caption mount and print
Imagefile 330\20150150011.TIF
Classification Social & Personal Activity
Ethnic Culture