The young child seen in this carte de visite is both stylish and adorable. The photographer did an excellent job capturing the essence of this child. Kudos to mom for being an excellent fashion coordinator. The photographer of this cdv image is Herm. Kocxyk. He operated a studio in Oschatz, Germany which is a town located in the Free State of Saxony. An inscription on the reverse of the cdv reveals that the photograph was taken in 1903. I was unable to translate the rest of the inscription other than “Our favorite ………”. Perhaps a visitor to the Cabinet Card Gallery can complete the translation. ADDENDUM: I HAVE BEEN OFFERED A TRANSLATION OF THE INSCRIPTION. SEE IT BELOW.

The back of this photo says:

“Our darling Fritzel (nickname for Fritz)
3/4 of a year old (9 months)
Fritz Hänsel born 25. June 1903
Oschatz in Saxony.”

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