PORTRAIT OF A BABY SITTING IN THE “TESLA” OF ALL BABY CARRIAGES

This cabinet card portrait features a baby sitting in a baby carriage. The carriage is a deluxe baby transporter. The vehicle looks well built and sits high off the ground. The carriage is accessorized with a large umbrella to protect the child from the sun or rain. The photographer of this image is Charles W. Rouse. He operated a photography studio in Jersey City, New Jersey. A list of early New Jersey photographers reveal that Charles Rouse operated out of at least six addresses in Jersey City during his career. In addition, at one point he ran a studio in Belmar, New Jersey. He conducted business at the address listed on this photograph (442 Palisade Avenue) between 1888 and 1894.

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Published in: on January 9, 2018 at 12:00 pm  Comments (2)  
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  1. Amazing carriage

  2. Beautiful child and bonnet, and such a pretty carriage. 😍 I wish we had such beautifully decorative things like this one more commonly in our culture still today. ❤️


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