ADORABLE BABY AND HER PUG IN SALEM, OREGON

This cabinet card features an adorable little girl in a lace dress posed next to her pug dog. The child has beautiful eyes and curly hair. the photographer is Cherrington & Bro. of Salem, Oregon. The back stamp  indicates that the studio was located opposite the First National Bank on the Exchange Block (Commercial Street). An inscription on the reverse of the card states that the photograph was given to Aunt Alice, “Compliments of Althea Hodson (or Hodsen)”. The inscription also states that the baby was 16 months of age at the time of the photograph. Research reveals that W. M. Cherrington came to Oregon in 1890 and with his brother, opened a photographic studio. The studio was considered to be the best equipped studio on the west coast. A large collection of their negatives were sold to the Cronise Studio. To view other photographs by Mr Cherrington, click on the category “Photographer: Cherrington”. 

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  1. I have a nice Chronise photo. Do you want a scan for your site?

    • Thanks for asking. I would be happy to post a scan of a nice photograph from that studio. I would give you credit, if you wanted it. My email is historypeddler@gmail.com Thanks again


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