A GIRL WITH A WONDERFUL SMILE IN HOF, GERMANY

A pretty girl poses for her portrait at the Wilhelm Muller studio in Hof, Germany. Hof is a city in Bavaria, Germany. The city is located near the border with Czechoslovakia. This photograph may be a confirmation or communion picture. She appears to be a teenager and is very nicely dressed. She is wearing two necklaces, earrings, and a bracelet with a charm. She is also wearing a bow in her hair. She is holding something in her left hand, and what it is, isn’t exactly clear. The object appears to be a book or a purse. Perhaps a cabinet card gallery visitor can identify what it is that she is holding. One thing that is certain is that the girl in this photograph has a wonderful smile. This cabinet card portrait is in very good condition (see scans).

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BOBA DOLJESI : PRETTY ACTRESS : CAN YOU FILL IN THE BLANKS? (RPPC 1927)

All of my attempts to identify this pretty young woman, have failed miserably. The previous owner of this vintage real photo postcard, identified this lovely lady as actress, Boba Doljesi. I can not find any information concerning anyone with this name. The postcard has an inscription on the reverse that was written in 1927. There is neat script writing on the near bottom right of the image that states “Bobina”. I need all the help that I can get to identify this woman with the sweet and pretty smile. The name of the photographer and the studio’s possible location is embossed on the bottom right hand corner of the image. Unfortunately, I don’t find the stamp legible. My guess, and it is only a guess, is that this card is from Czechoslovakia. This postcard is in very good condition (see scans).

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PRETTY WOMAN IN FRANZENSBAD, CZECHOSLOVAKIA

This cabinet card is a portrait of a pretty woman in Franzensbad, Czechoslovakia. The woman is well dressed and her dress includes a high lace collar, lace sleeves and features a ribbon around her waist. Printed on the reverse of the cabinet card is the name “Bernard Wachtl”.  Wachtl was an Austrian lithographer whose printing firm was located in Vienna. He was active mainly in the latter half of the 19th century. He designed and printed the logos of photographic studios that were printed on the verso of cabinet cards. To view other work by Wachtl, click on the category of Lithographer: Bernard Wachtl) The photographer of this image is F. Hahnisch.   SOLD

PORTRAIT OF THREE BEAUTIFUL SIBLINGS IN PRAGUE, CZECHOSLOVAKIA

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three sibs 1 The three siblings posing in this vintage real postcard portrait are beautiful children. The kids are beautifully dressed. The boys are wearing sailor type caps. The younger brother can not contain a smile. Big sister appears to be in her teenage years. The photograph was taken at the American Photo studio in Prague, Czechoslovakia. This image has terrific clarity and is in excellent condition (see scans).

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TWO PRETTY WOMAN WEARING THE NATIONAL COSTUMES OF THEIR HOME COUNTRY

national costume This vintage real photo postcard features two pretty women wearing their national costume. The portrait offers more questions than answers. What country does this attire represent? Slovakia? Russia? Is the woman in the lighter colored dress, a bride? Hopefully, a visitor to the Cabinet Card Gallery, will offer the answer to these questions. At the very least, maybe a visitor will be able to make an educated guess in regard to the women’s nationality. This photo postcard is in very good condition (see scans).

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PORTRAIT OF A WEDDING COUPLE IN JICIN, CZECHOSLOVAKIA

A young wedding couple is the subject of this cabinet card portrait by E. Pokorny.  Note the bride’s white gloves and the groom holding his hat and gloves in his left hand.  The photograph was taken at Pokorny’s studio in Jicin, Czechoslovakia. Jicin is a town in the Hradec Kralove region. It is located about 85 kilometers from Prague. This cabinet card photograph is in very good condition.

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PORTRAIT OF AN ADORABLE CHILD IN KLADNO, CZECHOSLOVAKIA

This carte de visite portrait features an adorable child sitting on a wooden bench next to a toy dog. The child is wearing a cute sailor style outfit. The photograph was taken by the Jiri Lomicek studio in Kladno, Czechoslovakia. Kladno is a city in the Central Bohemian region of the current Czech Republic. It is located 16 miles northwest of Prague. This cdv is in very good condition (see scans).

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DARLING LITTLE GIRL AND HER PULL TOY IN CZECHOSLOVAKIA

This carte de visite gives center stage to a most adorable little girl. She is standing next to her pull toy, a very detailed jockey and horse. Note the horses realistic looking mane. The toy is on wheels. This photograph was taken at a photo studio belonging to C. G. Springer. Since Mr Springer owned  multiple studios, it is uncertain as to which particular location was the producer of this image. All three of Springer’s studios were in Czechoslavokia (Reichenberg, Teplitz, and Trautenau). This cdv photograph is in very good condition (see scans).  (SOLD)

 

WOMAN POSES FOR HOARDER PHOTOGRAPHER IN KLATOVY, CZECHOSLOVAKIA

This cabinet card photograph is unusual in that it offers us a view of a room inside of a turn-of-the-century photographer’s studio. The young woman is awkwardly posed and a bit far from the camera but the focus of this image is more about the room rather than it’s occupant. The room is quite cluttered with interesting objects. Note the large statue and statuettes. Hanging from the wall, are a number of fans. Also on the wall are paintings and at least five close-up photographs of attractive women. Hanging next to the large mirror, are two identical interesting lamps. Covering the floor is an animal skin rug as well as a Persian rug. Be sure to take a close look at the furniture. The furniture is nice looking but very bulky. The photographer of this photograph is Karel Hahn who was active in Klatovy, Czechoslovakia, from 1893 until 1943. An inscription on the reverse of the cabinet card indicates that the photograph was taken in 1907.   SOLD

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CHECK OUT THESE CZECHS: THREE ADORABLE CHILDREN POSE FOR THEIR PORTRAIT IN ROUDNICI, CZECHOSLOVAKIA

CZECH KIDS_0004Three adorable young siblings pose for their portrait at the studio of Antonin Schilder in Roudnici, Czechoslovakia. The kids are wearing adorable expressions and are beautifully dressed.  The child seated on the right in the image looks ready to pop out of his seat.

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