PRETTY YOUNG WOMAN IN NORWICH, NEW YORK (1884)

This cabinet portrait captures a pretty young woman with wonderful deep dark eyes. The photographer is A. E. Hotchkiss ( c 1846-1907) of Norwich, New York. Alston E. Hotchkiss cane to Norwich in 1872 at the age of twenty-six. He ran the most popular photo gallery in town and it is reported that he took on the persona of an artistic and cultured gentleman. His wife played a major role in his running the studio and at one point, he employed at least twenty workers. To view other photographs by Hotchkiss, click on the category “Photographer: Hotchkiss”.

Published in: on April 8, 2011 at 12:01 am  Comments (2)  
Tags: ,

The URI to TrackBack this entry is: https://cabinetcardgallery.com/2011/04/08/pretty-young-woman-in-norwich-new-york-1884/trackback/

RSS feed for comments on this post.

2 CommentsLeave a comment

  1. I have a few people in the 1880’s that had pictures taken at this studio in my family that I know of. I was wondering if anyone knows what happened to the studios negatives. I’m sure they are probably long gone by now.

  2. I frequently see these photos for sale on eBay.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: