cabinet photography

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SMALLEY’s Best Friend” -  a beautiful young Victorian girl in a heavily pleated velvet and taffeta dress. She knows how to accessorize, and is showing off with a ribbon in her hair, multiple rings on her fingers, several brooches and a large “belt buckle”. She is identified in writing on the front as, “Edith Dendel Pease- Her father was John Dendel, niece of Will Dendel”. She is also identified on the back as, “Edith Seabright- Smalley’s Best Friend”. The portrait was taken by photographer Porter of Allengan, Michigan.

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docman’s New & Improved “Typical Brooklyn Girl” by John Van Noate

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CAB Portrait of a girl - Germany - c.1910 by Patrick Bradley

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<br />Studio: Karl Pinkau - Leipzig

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