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Portrait of a young man with large tie
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- Graphic material
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[ca. 1880] (Creation)
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1 photograph: 16.6 x 10.8
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Name of creator
F. Lee Goff operated a photography studio that was located in Wausau City, Wisconsin throughout 1883-1898. F. Lee Goff trained Mr. Carl Lemke as a photographer after Carl Lemke came to Wausau in 1884. Carl Lemke left F. Lee Goff in 1885 and started his own photography business.
Name of creator
Carl Ernst & Co. was a photography studio that was located in Berlin Germany. In the "Official Record of the Centennial International Exhibition Melbourne: 1888-1889" they were recorded in the 'Report of Jury' for 'Class 12, Photographic Proofs and Apparatus'.
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Item is a white cabinet card with elaborately embossed border and text, at bottom "Goff" followed by symbol with the letters F, G, and L intertwined, and "WAUSAU, WIS." On verso, in black letterpress, "These cards are manufactured expressly for/ F. Lee Goff, Wausau, Wis. U.S.A./ by Carl Ernst & Co. Berlin, Germany." Image is of a young man in a tweed suit with an elaborate paisley tie.
Card is a bit dirty and worn around edges. A few spots of foxing on image. Photograph has a slightly pink hue.
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