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A lovely couple poses for their portrait at the Hotchkiss studio in Norwich, New York. The gentleman has a terrific mustache and is holding a cane. The woman is wearing a lovely dress and is holding a cabinet card. The cabinet card is bent in the same fashion as collectors often find them today. The cabinet card that she is holding is a portrait of a nicely dressed woman photographed by Hotchkiss. 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. The reverse of the cabinet card has the printed date 1889. To view other photographs by Hotchkiss, place his last name in the search box. This cabinet card portrait is in very good condition (see scans).

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  1. This is a photo of my great great great grand uncle and wife. Please contact me regarding this photo at . Thank you.

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