Item 2008.001.249 - Portrait of a young boy and girl

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Portrait of a young boy and girl

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  • ca. 1890 (Creation)
    Owens Ground floor Studio

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1 photograph: 17.6 x 11.8

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Owens Ground floor Studio was a photography studio that operated in New Castle, Pennsylvania during the late nineteenth century.

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Item consists of a grey card with embossed decoration at bottom left of a shield(?) and at the right, "Owen's Ground floor Studio/ 6, MILL ST./ NEW CASTLE, PA." Photograph is a full length portrait of a boy in sailor style suit and girl in white dress with wide lace collar. The girl is seated in a wicker chair. In the background, a studio scene with trees.

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Fair. The image is fading and is too small for the card opening it is pasted into. The card has been cut roughly around the edges. Some scratches in image surface.

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