CARTE DE VISITE PORTRAIT OF PRETTY WOMAN IN BATAVIA, NEW YORK : COMPLIMENTS OF S. LOUISE GREGORY

This carte de visite photograph features a pretty young woman posing for her photograph from the studio of C. W. Tallman (1833-1896), in Batavia, New York. The woman is adorned with earrings and a heavy chain necklace from which dangles, a locket or watch, Her dress has a collar and she is wearing, what appears to be, ribbons in her hair. Charles W. Tallman operated a gallery in Batavia between the 1870’s and 1905. He began his photography business in Lockport, New York (1866-1877). A number of his early photos were railroad related. Tallman was the first photographer in Batavia,  Some of Tallman’s photographs can be found in the George Eastman Museum and the New York Public Library collections. Tallman was an amateur astronomer and wrote about the subject. An inscription of the reverse of the cdv states “Compliments of S. Louise Gregory” of Batavia. This cdv portrait photograph is in very good condition (see scans).

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Published in: on July 18, 2019 at 12:00 pm  Comments (1)  
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  1. She is very pretty. I have to wonder, though whether she was pleased with this photo. It appears that efforts to tame naturally curly hair were as fruitless as mine.


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