PORTRAIT OF AN ACTRESS : DRAMATICALLY DRESSED : EYE MAKE-UP : CABINET CARD

This cabinet card portrait features a pretty young woman who is probably an actress. She is wearing a theatrical type dress and the area around her eyes appear to have been enhanced by make-up. Her hair is up and adorned with a small string of pearls. Note the pin used to close the top of the front of her dress. This woman’s portrait was taken at the Elite Studio, 838 Market Street, in San Francisco, California. The studio was operated by a Mr Jones and Mr Lotz. The top of this cabinet card shows corner wear but is in overall very good condition (see scans).

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MR AND MRS SPRINGGAT POSE FOR THEIR PORTRAIT IN SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA

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Being in San Francisco in the 1880’s or 1890’s was a prime time for exciting and interesting experiences. Mr and Mrs Springgat were in San Francisco during this era and decided to document their presence by having their portrait taken at the Elite Gallery. The reverse of this cabinet card reveals that the studio was operated by Mr. Jones and Mr. Lotz. To view another photograph by this pair’s gallery, click on the category “Photographer: Jones & Lotz”. The reverse of the cabinet card also informs us of the identity of the couple seen in this image. Preliminary research failed to find information about this couple.

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MOURNING IN SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA

This cabinet card photograph captures an older woman dressed in her mourning clothes. She has suffered a loss and is wearing black. The woman is also wearing earrings and a matching collar pin. The clarity of this image is notable. The photographic studio is Elite; located at No. 838 Market Street, San Francisco, California. The photographers are Jones & Lotz, who are listed on the reverse of the card. To view more of their photographs, click on the category “Photographer: Jones & Lotz”.

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