Two adorable kids pose for photographer Isaac W. Kramer (1860-1928), His studio was located in Des Moines, Iowa. One girl has her arm affectionately over the shoulder of the other girl. An inscription on the reverse of the photo reveals that the girls are cousins and that the seated child is named Vera while the standing child is named Ruth Cline. Kramer was born in Russia and arrived in the US around 1884. He worked as a retoucher in a Des Moines photo gallery in 1888. From 1889 through 1913, he was a photographer in Des Moines. From 1914 until 1927, Kramer worked in real estate as well as photography. (SOLD)

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