CUTIE PIE IN A BONNET IN SYRACUSE, NEW YORK

This cabinet card features an adorable little girl bundled up in a heavy dress and wearing a bonnet over her dark curly hair. The ribbons she is wearing makes her appear to be wrapped like a gift. She looks well outfitted for an upstate New York winter. The photographer is F. C. Flint of Syracuse, New York. To view other images by Flint, click on the  category “Photographer: Flint”.

Published in: on July 31, 2010 at 12:01 am  Leave a Comment  
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A WOMAN AND A BONNET IN CHICAGO, ILLINOIS

A young woman poses wearing her bonnet at the studio of Holgenson, in Chicago, Illinois. The photograph raises the question of whether the bonnet is simply meant to be fashionable, or does the bonnet indicate that she is a member of a certain ethnic or religious groups. Please leave a comment with any hypotheses about this question.

Published in: on June 26, 2010 at 12:01 am  Comments (2)  
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LITTLE GIRL ON A SWING IN EUREKA, CALIFORNIA

This cabinet card photograph features an adorable little girl sitting on a swing. She is fashionably dressed wearing a frilly dress, buttoned boots, and a large bonnet. The photographer is Vansant of Eureka, California.  Research reveals that there were two photographers named Vansant in Eureka. Joshua Vansant Jr worked there as a photographer between 1885 and 1908 while William Prescott Vansant was a photographer in Eureka between 1891 and 1896.

Published in: on May 14, 2010 at 12:01 am  Leave a Comment  
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Cute Little Girl with Big Lace Bonnet in Astoria

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This wide eyed cute little girl  is posing for her portrait at the Crow studio in Astoria. Note her her terrific curls. Research was not productive to determine whether this is the Astoria that is located in Queens, New York; or another Astoria, such as the one in Oregon. The only certainty is that the little girl is adorable as she dons her large lace bonnet for her sitting at the photographer.

Published in: on January 16, 2009 at 12:55 am  Comments (3)  
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