DOE EYED BEAUTY IN LACE (BROOKLYN, NEW YORK; 1895)

 

A doe eyed beauty in lace poses for her portrait at the studio of Edward Carey Dana in Brooklyn, New York. The studio was located at the intersection of Fulton and Bond Street. Dana also owned a studio in Pittsburgh. To learn more about the photographer, click on cabinet card gallery’s category, “Photographer: Dana”. This photograph is dated 1895. No identifying information is available concerning the pretty young woman who is the subject of this photograph.

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TWO PRETTY, FASHIONABLE, AND VERY SWEET TEENAGE SISTERS IN NEW YORK CITY

This cabinet card portrait features two pretty young women with great fashion sense. They are beautifully dressed and both are wearing “pearl” necklaces and earrings. These girls are likely in their teenage years and probably are sisters. The young women are both smiling and projecting an innocent and wonderful sweetness. The photographer of this wonderful image was talented and well known in New York City. Edward Cary Dana (1853-1897) was born in Boston, Massachusetts, developed an interest in photography, and moved to Brooklyn, where he opened a studio. In time he had a great reputation as a skilled photographer and had established three galleries in New York City. He died at age 44 of kidney problems and left a widow, Miss Ada Sherman, of Staten Island, New York. To view other photographs by Mr. Dana, click on the category “Photographer: Dana”.

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A HANDSOME MAN IN BROOKLYN, NEW YORK

A very handsome man poses for his portrait at the Dana studio in Brooklyn, New York. Information written on the reverse of the photograph indicates that this good looking gentleman was named Ferdinand Clauburg. The inscription also indicates that the date of this photograph was July 2nd, 1897. Mr. Clauburg is well dressed and is wearing a pin on his lapel. The Dana studio was located at 565 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, New York. Edward Cary Dana (1853-1897) was born in Boston, Massachusetts, developed an interest in photography, and moved to Brooklyn, where he opened a studio. In time he had a great reputation as a skilled photographer and had established three galleries in New York City. He died at age 44 of kidney problems and left a widow, Miss Ada Sherman, of Staten Island, New York.