PRETTY YOUNG WOMAN IN FLOWER DRESS IN NEWARK, NEW JERSEY (NINETEENTH CENTURY FLOWER CHILD)

A young woman, looks very pretty in her stunning dress, as she poses for her portrait at the Bazaar Photo Rooms in Newark, New Jersey. This trend setting fashionista is one of America’s first “flower children”. The dress has a pattern consisting of flowers and leaves. The cabinet card photograph was taken by studio operators  J. T. Creighton and Fred F. Mix. Their studio was located at 653 Broad Street in Newark and research reveals that they worked as partners in 1886. It appears that John Creighton was a sole operator between the rest of 1882 through 1889. SOLD

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  1. It was probably hand embroidered since the motif is not on the rest of the fabric. Beautiful work.


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