This photograph of a young child is from the studio of Professor David Ehrlich of New York City. The child is beautifully dressed and is holding a toy in his left hand and standing beside a chair with a toy ball on the seat. A sketch of Prof. Ehrlich and a sketch of his studio can be found on the reverse of the photograph (see scan below).

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Published in: on October 3, 2015 at 12:00 pm  Comments (4)  

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  1. I Love every one of these cards or other that you send out… It would although be interesting to see colorization in some if not all just to see what it may have been like. Just a thought…

  2. I have a self portrait made by Prof. Erhlich as he holds a flute. He fancied himself a musician as well as photographer. I will have his story on my blog sometime soon. His studio is still in NYC though much upgraded, I think it sold recently for $14million !

  3. I look forward to seeing the portrait of Prof. Ehrlich on your site. Your blog is wonderful. It is well researched and extremely interesting. I have added a link to TempoSenzaTempo from the Cabinet Card Gallery.

  4. This weekend I finally posted my blog story on Professor David Ehrlich and his flute. I discovered that he originally came to America at age 30 from Austria, possibly Wien, maybe Austrian Poland. From 1880 to 1906 he kept a studio in Manhattan first as a portrait artist in traditional media and then later about 1888 he added photography. His peak of self-promotion was about 1895, after that his business seems to have declined and by 1905 he becomes a flute teacher! More at the link: https://temposenzatempo.blogspot.com/2017/11/self-portrait-with-flute.html

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