Item 2008.001.1440 - Portrait of George W. Childs Haskell

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Portrait of George W. Childs Haskell

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  • ca. 1880 (Creation)
    Brush, J.A.

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1 photograph: 18.2 x 13.1

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J.A. Brush operated a photography studio during the late nineteenth century that was located in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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Item consists of a grey card with white paper border around photograph of a young boy, 6 years old, wearing a sailor style suit. At the bottom of the card, embossed in silver, "J A Brush/ MINNEAPOLIS". On verso, handwritten in black ink, "George W Childs Haskell/ Six yrs old".

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Fair. There is some abrasion to the print surface, vertical scratches along the bottom edge of card and brown & black staining across the back.

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