This cabinet card features three very cute young children; presumably, they are siblings The girls are wearing jewelry. The girl on the left of the image is wearing a necklace and the girl on the right is adorned with a necklace, choker, and earrings. The young lad in the center is wearing a large bow tie and is dressed in the fashion of “Little Lord Fauntleroy”. The lad is holding a flower. The photographer of this image is Gustavus Timm (1867- ?). He operated photographic studios in Oshkosh, Wisconsin between 1895 and 1924. He was located at four different addresses while he was in business. The address on this cabinet card indicates that at the time of this photograph, he was located at the site of his first studio. The address on this photograph reveals that it was taken between 1895 and 1898. Gustavus Timm was married to Jennie Timm, who was ten years his junior. They married in 1895. The 1920 U. S. census data discloses that the couple had at least two children; Rhea (age 22) and Ralph (age 11).

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