VERY ATTRACTIVE COUPLE IN HOLYOKE, MASSACHUSETTS

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This photograph by Demers & Son of Holyoke, Massachusetts is a portrait of a very attractive and beautifully dressed couple. Is this the turn of the century version of Brad Pitt and Anjelina Jolie? The photographer of this photograph was from a studio called Demers & Son. The studio was located in Holyoke, Massachusetts. Demers & Son was comprised of Jacques Louis Demers ( c1833-1913) and his son Hormisdas Demers. They were French Canadians. “Mudra51”, provides biographical material about the pair on Flickr. Jacques was a French Canadian born in Montreal. He received his education in Montreal and studied portrait painting. He appears in Montreal directories  as a working  photographer from 1861 through 1875. Jacques came to Holyoke in 1883 and opened a photographic studio. The studio became known as Demers & Son by 1885 and the studio continued to do business until 1920. Jacques retired in 1909 and relocated to Ludlow, Massachusetts. He died there and was buried in Montreal. Hormisdas was born in Quebec, Canada in around 1867. His name, translated from Persian, is “the great wise one”. In 1881, Hormisdas first appears in a Quebec directory as a photographer. He came to Holyoke with his father. After the closure of Demers & Son, he still worked as a photographer and appears in the US census as a photographer through 1930. This vintage photograph is in excellent condition and has exceptional clarity (see scans).

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PRETTY YOUNG WOMAN AND AN OPEN BOOK IN HOLYOKE, MASSACHUSETTS

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This vintage photograph features an attractive young woman holding an open book. She is nicely attired in a dress with ruffles and bows. She has one hand on her hip and a serious expression. She almost looks bothered. The photographer of this photograph was from a studio called Demers & Son. The studio was located in Holyoke, Massachusetts. To see additional photographs by this studio, place the name “Demers & Son” in the search box. Demers & Son was comprised of Jacques Louis Demers ( c1833-1913) and his son Hormisdas Demers. They were French Canadians. “Mudra51”, provides biographical material about the pair on Flickr. Jacques was a French Canadian born in Montreal. He received his education in Montreal and studied portrait painting. He appears in Montreal directories  as working as a photographer from 1861 through 1875. Jacques came to Holyoke in 1883 and opened a photographic studio. The studio became known as Demers & Son by 1885 and the studio continued to do business until 1920. Jacques retired in 1909 and relocated to Ludlow, Massachusetts. He died there and was buried in Montreal. “Mudra51” also researched Hormisdas. He was born in Quebec, Canada in around 1867. His name, translated from Persian, is “the great wise one”. In 1881, Hormisdas first appears in a Quebec directory as a photographer. He came to Holyoke with his father. After the closure of Demers & Son, he still worked as a photographer and appears in the US census as a photographer through 1930. This photograph measures about 7 1/4″ x 5 1/4″ and is in very good condition (see scans).

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ATTRACTIVE COUPLE IN HOLYOKE, MASSACHUSETTS

This cabinet card features an attractive couple posing for their portrait at the studio of W. B. Miles, in Holyoke, Massachusetts. The gallery was located at 151 High Street. The attractive and shapely young woman is wearing a corset and beautiful dress. The gentleman is holding a walking stick; and a chain from his pocket watch is evident under his jacket.To view other photographs by Mr. Miles, click on the category “Photographer: Miles”.

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Attractive Woman in Holyoke, Massachusetts

holyoke-womanThis very attractive woman is posing for her portrait at the studio of W. B. Miles of Holyoke, Massachusetts. She is dressed impeccably and her hair has clearly been styled for this photograph. T view other photographs by W. B. Miles, click on the category “Photographer: W. B. Miles”.

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Handsome African American Gentleman

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This well dressed and handsome African American young man smiles for the camera at the studio of B F Ogden and Sons. Mr Ogden appears to be quite the entrepreneur with three studios in Massachusetts (Springfield, Holyoke and Pittsfield) and two studios in New York (Albany and Troy).

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