PRETTY YOUNG WOMAN SEATED IN A CHAIR : CYKO : POTTSVILLE, PENNSYLVANIA

This vintage real photo postcard features an attractive dark complexioned young woman seated in a chair. She is wideeyed and displaying an inquisitive expression. She is nicely dressed, wearing a checkered skirt and a light colored blouse with a lace collar. She posed for her portrait at the Mueller Studio in Pottsville, Pennsylvania. The postcard has a Cyko stamp box indicating that the photo was taken sometime between 1904 and 1920. This vintage portrait postcard is in very good condition (see scans).

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PORTRAIT OF AN AFRICAN AMERICAN MAN IN POTTSVILLE, PENNSYLVANIA

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This cabinet card portrait features a handsome middle aged African American man. He displays an intense expression and is wearing formal clothing for his visit to the photographer’s studio. The photographer of this cabinet card is Newton Mossheim Wonders. He was born in Ohio in 1862. He learned the photography business from his brother and worked in Cleveland (Ohio), Chicago (Illinois), and Lebanon (Pennsylvania) before opening his photography business in Pottsville (Pennsylvania) in 1891. His studio was originally located at 105 East Market Street (1893-1909). He moved the gallery to North Centre Street where it was located between 1910 and 1941. A review of US census data reveals that he was married to his wife Annie Wonders (1863-1963) in 1889. The couple had three children. Newton Wonders died in 1945 and is buried in the Charles Baber Cemetery in Pottsville.  SOLD

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LITTLE GIRL WITH BOWS IN HER HAIR IN POTTSVILLE, PENSYLVANIA

This cute little girl poses for her cabinet card portrait at the studio of  F. L. Lamont in Pottsville, Pennsylvania. She is leaning on a prop sculptured rock aimed to mimic an outdoor scene. She has bows in her hair. F. L. Lamont had a photographic studio in Pottsville in 1880. From 1881-1906 his studio was named Lamont & Mack.

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