PORTRAIT OF AN ADORABLE LITTLE GIRL IN MADISON SQUARE, NEW YORK CITY

This cabinet card portrait features an adorable little girl posing for the photographer while she is standing on wooden steps. She is holding a basket in her left hand. Note her high top shoes. The photographer of this photograph is W. Kurtz of Madison Square, New York City, New York. Madison Square is the intersection of Fifth Avenue and Broadway at 23rd Street in Manhattan.  The reverse of this photograph has printed advertising for Kurtz’s studio. His self-promoting includes his declaring that he is a photographer with “good taste” and twelve first-class medals for his photographic work. His medals came from competitions in such cities as New York, Vienna, Philadelphia, and Paris. He photographed many celebrities of his time and his work is included in the archives of many University libraries, including Harvard University. To see additional photographs by Mr. Kurtz, place his name in this blog’s search box.

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