Infants

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http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85066022

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  • Here are entered works on children from birth through two years of age.

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  • Library of Congress Subject Headings

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Infants

Infants

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Infants

  • UF Babies
  • UF Infancy

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Infants

67 Archival description results for Infants

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Family in yard

Item is a photograph mounted on dark green/grey card. The image shows a group of people, very casual, two men, one boy, one woman and two small girls outside on a lawn with trees near the side of house. A sign in the foreground reads "KEEP OFF/ THE/ GRASS".

[Infants with fan]

Brown card with thin gold border and a photograph of a drawing of two infants playing with an oversized paper fan with floral motif. At the bottom left of the image, an artist's signature reading "f. Dvorak 1887". At the bottom right of the image, an overturned bottle with decorative stopper.

Willi A Kiss

Item is a cabinet card portrait of baby. Brown text below photograph reads, 'Copyright Barraud 263 Oxford St London A few doors West of The Circus'. Brown text on back of card reads, 'Mr. Barraud 263, Oxford St. W (regent circus) London. Mr. Barraud bestows particular attention on enlargements, miniatures and reproductions which can be made from any photograph. All negatives registered and carefully preserved. Mr. Barraud's studios are approached by a lift constructed on the most approved patents which will be found a great advantage to sitters as no stairs have to be ascended, childrens portraits the same prices as other sitters.' Inscription in ink on back of card reads, Willi a Kiss, from Phyllis Margaret Dickson'.

Barraud Studio

Portrait of an infant

Item is a beige cabinet card with scalloped edges and brown letterpress at bottom. On the right, "Phipps" and on the left "NEW CASTLE,/ PA." In the centre, a design with artist's palette and brushes and the text "PHIPPS'/ EXTRA/ FINISH". Photograph is a portrait of an infant in a dress with wide lace collar, seated on a chair draped in fabric. On verso, elaborate border design with vases and the text "A. W. PHIPPS/ PHOTOGRAPHIC/ Art Studio./ 61 1/2 Washington Street/ New Castle, Pa."

Phipps

Portrait of an infant in bonnet with doll

Item is a cream cabinet card with gold letterpress at bottom, "Fenner" and at right, "GALLIPOLIS. O." In between, decoration with 3 letters intertwined, "W" "J" "F". Photograph is a full length view of a young girl, probably about 2 years old, seated in a blanketed chair holding a doll in her hands. On verso, elaborate border design surrounding the text "FROM THE/ PHOTOGRAPHIC/ STUDIO/ OF/ W. J. FENNER/ ART/ PHOTOGRAPHER/ GALLIPOLIS. O." The word "art" is contained inside a drawing of an artist's palette and brushes. At the upper right, handwritten in black ink, "5.00/ D42".

W.J. Fenner, Photographic Studio

Portrait of an infant in bonnet and cape

Item is a cream cabinet card with brown letterpress at bottom, "Duryea/ 158a Rundle Street,/ ADELAIDE." Photograph is of an infant of about 1 year old seated on an upholstered chair with furs draped on the back. The child wears a lace dress, cape and bonnet and black patent leather shoes with bows. On verso, also in brown letterpress, "From the/ STUDIO/ of/ T. Duryea/ ARTIST IN PHOTOGRAPHY/ No 158a Rundle Street/ ADELAIDE/ PORTRAITS ENLARGED AND FINISHED IN OIL,/ WATER COLOR OR CRAYON./ Additional copies obtainable at reduced rates." Handwritten in pencil at the top right and then crossed out "191" and just to the left of that, "221".

Studio of T. Duryea

Constance Orr infant portrait

Item is a portrait of baby standing on a chair. The mother's arm is subtley draped in the background. Embossed beneath the photograph reads, 'Phillips Square, Montreal, Wm. Notman & Son'. Inscription in black ink on back of mount reads, 'Constance Orr'.

William Notman & Son

Snapped on his first birthday : The snapshots you'll want tomorrow - you must take today

Photograph of baby sitting in a high chair, about to feed a cracker to a white dog standing with its front paws over the chair’s arm, with illustration of Verichrome film box. Text contains handwritten personal note and consumer information.

The Baker Advertising Agency, Limited

Inutile de te dire, ma chére, combien tu seras heureuse d’avoir collectionné les instantanés que tu prends au fur et à mesure que ta fillette grandit : Prenez aujourd’hui les instantanés que vous voudrez demain

Photograph of baby lying on a blanket and laughing, with illustration of Verichrome film box. Text contains handwritten personal note and consumer information.

Portrait of an infant in tartan dress

Item is a white card with portrait of an infant laying against a dark fabric. The child wears a tartan dress with lace collar. At the bottom edge of the card in gold letterpress, "BONGARD & TAYLOR, Oshawa, Ont." On verso, also printed in gold at a diagonal, "FROM THE STUDIO OF/ Bongard & Taylor/ SIMCOE STREET N., OSHAWA, ONT." At upper right corner, handwritten in pencil, "5-".

Bongard & Taylor

Portrait of two children

Item is a beige card with photograph of two children, a girl seated on a wicker chair and a boy standing next to her. The edge of a painted scene is visible on the right, with column and vines. On verso, a sticker affixed upside down reads "FENNER & CO.,/ Photographers,/ No. 146 Yonge Street,/ TORONTO."

Fenner & Co.

[Portrait of man and infant]

Item is a cased ambrotype, but front cover is gone leaving image side uncovered. Black case with metal clasp. Image side has brass mat, cover glass and sof brass preserver. Image is of a man with glasses seated and holding a child who is standing up on a chair. The child has one hand on the man's chest. The man has a beard. Both their cheeks are tinted pink.

"I shoot 'em fast - that's how I get all her expressions" : The snapshots you'll want tomorrow - you must take today

Four photographs of baby in crib and black and white illustration of Verichrome film box. Text contains captions for each snapshot and consumer information - describes use of camera to capture sequences of action and expressions.

The Baker Advertising Agency, Limited

"Chaque seconde amène une nouvelle photo quand vous 'croquez' un bébé" : Prenez aujourd’hui les instantanés que vous voudrez demain

Four photographs showing progression of woman and baby interacting outdoors, with illustration of Verichrome film box. Text contains consumer information - describes use of film to capture sequences of action and expressions.

The Baker Advertising Agency, Limited

"Every second brings a new picture when you're snapping a baby" : The snapshots you’ll want tomorrow - you must take today

Four photographs showing progression of woman and baby interacting outdoors, with illustration of Verichrome film box. Text contains captions and consumer information - describes use of film to capture sequences of action and expressions.

The Baker Advertising Agency, Limited

[cartoon, cabinet card]

reproduction of drawing on cabinet card. Depicts oversize bed with many women in it, and a row of cradles with babies at the foot. Across the top of the bed is printed "Bringham Young's Bedstead". Above border of image, "THIS SHOP TO LET." A quote at the bottom of the image reads "And the place which knew him once shall know him no more for ever./ MOMENTUM CIRCUMSPICE./ FOR HIS MONUMENT LOOK AROUND!"

Portrait of young boy in bonnet

Item is a white cabinet card with gold embossed text at bottom edge, "F. Lupson & Co./ 27, HERTFORD ST/ COVENTRY." Photograph shows a young boy in a dress and bonnet reclining against a stone column and holding a basket in his right hand.

F. Lupson & Co.

Portrait of Lovina as baby

Item consists of a white card with green letterpress at bottom, "Broadway Photo. Co., 1150 BROADWAY,/ CLEVELAND, O." Photograph shows a baby seated in an ornate carved chair. On verso, handwritten in red ink, "Lovina - 'Mama'./ as/ Baby".

Broadway Photo. Co.

Portrait of a young boy in lace-cuffed jacket and skirt

Cream card with embossed text at bottom, "Gillespie" within a decorative artist's palette and brushes design, and "New Castle, Pa." The photograph is a full length portrait of a young boy standing on a chair piled with furs. He wears a dark jacket with high lace cuffs and wide, square collar toward the back (visible on the right shoulder) and an ascot tie. Instead of cropped trousers, he wears a skirt. A muffin-shaped hat is on his head.

Gillespie

Portrait of father and infant

Item consists of a white card with embossed text at bottom, "Arthur & Philbric Studio". Photograph is a vignetted portrait of a man and infant, very casual. The man wears a dark suit and tie, and holds the infant of about 1 year of age on his right shoulder, laughing. The infant wears a white lace dress and has its left hand to its mouth, also laughing. On verso, elaborate design with spiderweb, sunflowers and rolled parchment in the shape of a shield, with the text "Wilkie G. Coss,/ SUCCESSOR TO/ ARTHUR & PHILBRIC,/ PHOTOGRAPHERS,/ 21 Canal Street,/ GRAND RAPIDS,/ MICH."

Wilkie G. Coss

Baby portrait.

Item is a baby portrait. Black text below photograph reads, 'Weston & Son, Dover & Folkestone'. Black text on back of card reads, 'Photographed From Life by Lambert Weston & Son. Waterloo Crescent, Dover. Sandgate Road, Folkestone.'

Lambert Weston & Son

Portrait of Jessie as an infant in carriage

Item consists of a square photograph with a round image mounted on a grey card with scalloped edges. The photograph shows a baby in carriage outdoors with a fence and houses in the background. On verso, handwritten in pencil, "Jessie". There is a sticker at the lower right with the text in ink, "$2.50/ SW".

Portrait of Reginald Bruce Johnson at 1 year old

Item consists of a grey folded card card with embossed oval decoration on front at centre. Inside, a piece of glassine tissue covers a photograph of a child standing up on a bench and holding the side for support, mounted in a cream coloured card. On back of cream card, in pencil, "Reginald Bruce Johnson/ age 1 year".

Portrait of a child in stroller

Item consists of a photograph mounted flush with plain beige card. Edges of negative, probably plastic, are visible. Photograph shows a boy seated in a four wheeled stroller with cushions, a blanket and an umbrella. The child wears a dark suit jacket with bishop sleeves and white trim, sailor suit style and a large lace collar. Stroller is placed in front a blank studio canvas.

Portrait of a baby

Item is a white cabinet card with gold letterpress border and text at the bottom, "W. Farmer 35 KING STREET/ HAMILTON, ONT." Photograph shows a baby in white dress seated on some fabric. On verso, printed sideways, an elaborate lithograph with a camera, woman and cherubs admiring a pictures with a city scene in the distance and the text "W. Farmer/ 35, King Street,/ Hamilton, Ont./ ENLARGEMENTS IN INDIA INK, WATER COLOR, CRAYON AND OIL./ SPECIAL DEPARTMENT FOR PICTURE/ FRAMES AND MOULDING./ DUPLICATES/ CAN BE HAD/ AT ANY TIME./ Manufacturer/ of Dry Plates./ NEG. C. E. & C."

W. Farmer

Family album

Reddish-brown leather cover with gold embossing that reads Photographs. Notations in black ink. Black construction paper-like pages. Many of the last pages are left blank. Some photographs are missing or have been removed. Many images significantly faded. Cover and pages are warped - almost as if they were wet and dried.

Notation on inside end page reads "Miss M. E. Thompson / August [?]th 1901 / Baby's Photos".

Photographs depict primarily family and mothers with children. Some also show plays being put on in a yard by the family, farms, and archery. They are all family snapshots taken mostly around the home.
Themes include: archery, dogs, cows, drama, family and children's portraits.

Composition

Item is a photograph of an infant from behind a ledge. Enclosed caption reads: There are times when a partial view of a cute baby is even better than a full face shot. Add piecemeal portraiture to your repetoire.

Kodak Canada Inc.

Children promotional portraits

File consists of photographs featuring images of children. Many are promotional images, and feature children at the beach, pumpkin picking, with grandparents, professional portraits, Easter egg hunting, eating lollipops, applying clown make-up, eating donuts, being sprayed by a hose, dressed in costume and more. Some have captions enclosed, such as an image of a girl holding up a maple leaf with a caption that reads: "The essence of late fall is captured bin this one golden leaf. With it, the wily photographer has also obtained a charming unselconscious portrait of the little girl." Some duplicates.

Kodak Canada Inc.

Motherhood advertisement

Print is captioned "Motherhood." It depicts a woman in a white fur-trimmed robe holding an infant in a white blanket. On verso, the work is identified as a Glaxo Baby Book advertisement. The envelope is addressed, Canadian-stamped, and cancelled.

H. F. Ritchie & Co. Ltd.

[Portrait of women and baby in a family group]

Item is a brown bi-fold card with an embossed design with shield and helmet on the front left flap, beneath which is the photographer's name in letterpress: "A.E. Lyon/ Photo./ Charlottetown, P.E.I." Inside, a photograph is adhered to the card showing three women in a studio, one holding a baby. All 4 are identified by a handwritten note on the inside of the right flap.

Lyon, A.E.

Portrait of a boy and girl with wagon

Item is a grey card with rectangular embossed border with photograph inset of a boy holding the handle of a wagon in which a little girl is seated. The pair are on a wooden walkway at the side of a house. The girl wears a white lace dress and bonnet, and is seated on top of blankets. The boy wears a long jacket with low-waisted belt and ascot tie.

Portrait of two young girls with rocking horse

Item is a cream coloured cabinet card with light green border and embossed decoration at bottom, with raised text "Senior" and "MAIN ST./ EXETER." on either side. In the bottom centre, a drawing of an artist's palette with brushes contains the text "EXTRA/ FINISH". The photograph is of two young girls, probably about 1 and 2 years of age, in dark dresses with wide lace collars. The younger sits in a wooden rocker with horse cut-outs on either end.

Portrait of Thomas M. Wade(?) Jr., age 2 years, 3 months

Item consists of a cream cabinet card with bronze embossed border and text at bottom, "Blanks & Co./ CLAY ST./ VICKSBURGH, MISS." At the centre of the text, a design with the letters "B" "&" "C" intertwined. Photograph of a young boy seated on a stone bench in white belted dress with wide collar and a straw hat at his side. On verso, artist's stamp with decoration of a paint palette, eye with sun's rays, and camera. Text reads "Blanks & Co./ PORTRAITS/ VICKSBURGH,/ MISS./ Clay Street." At top edge, handwritten in black ink, "To Lutie(?), from/ Thos. M. Wade(?) Jr./ age 2 years/ 3 months".

Blanks & Co.

Portrait of an infant with necklace

Item consists of a beige card with light grey embossed text at lower right, "Biles Art Shop/ 113 E. WASHINGTON ST./ NEW CASTLE, PA." Photograph is a portrait of an infant seated on a dark fabric with very little background visible. The infant wears a white dress with necklace, and is shaking his/her right hand so that it is blurred in the image.

Pris le jour de son premier anniversaire : Prenez aujourd'hui les instantanés que vous voudrez demain

Photograph of baby sitting in a high chair, about to feed a cracker to a white dog standing with its front paws over the chair’s arm, with illustration of Verichrome film box. Text contains handwritten personal note and consumer information.

The Baker Advertising Agency, Limited

"Je les prends vite - c'est pourquoi je saisis toutes ses expressions" : Prenez aujourd'hui les instantanés que vous voudrez demain

Four photographs of baby in crib and black and white illustration of Verichrome film box. Text contains captions for each snapshot and consumer information - describes use of camera to capture sequences of action and expressions.

The Baker Advertising Agency, Limited

Portrait of Mrs. Day, Singh, India

Item is a pink carte de visite with note handwritten in black ink at bottom, "Mrs Day, Singh, India 1443". Photograph shows an Indian woman in sari seated in a wicker chair holding a sleeping baby in ruffled, Western-style dress. On verso, in pencil, "Bible woman/ Balbia(?)." In a different hand, "1.00". and again, different and at bottom of card "1443".

[Portrait of Emma Margaret Holmes or Ellen Jane Holmes as a small child]

Item is a hinged union case (plastic case) with design of "Night with Her Children, Sleep and Death" based on an engraving of Bertel Thorvaldsen's popular bas-relief. "The angel is a messenger holding dominion over Sleep and Death," p. 149 of same book mentioned in 2008.001.1870. Casemaker is S. Peck and Company which began manufacturing after 1852. Chosen case reflects sentiments of a newspaper clipping found inside case that reads :

"Died . Holmes - In Adeleide, on the 15th of February, 1878, of diptheria, Emma Margaret, aged 4 years, and Ellen Jane, on the 20th February, 1878, aged 10 years and 4 months, daughters of Mr. O.C. Holmes, of Adelaide. The grief-striken parents have the sympathy of their neighbors in their great bereavement."

Image is a tintype of a baby in long white gown, pink cheeks, being held by unidentified person, most likely the mother. Inside cover has a red velvet cushion which falls out when case is opened, to reveal hidden beneath it a piece of floral cloth as well as the newspaper clipping. Image is held in place with a cover glass, brass matt and brass preserver. Date for tintype based on daughters ages from newspaper clipping.