M.H. Strong’s, Portrait Photograph of Anthony De Souza Williams & Brother, c. 1894-1900
THE PHOTOGRAPHER/ PHOTOGRAPHIC STUDIO:
Photographer: M.H. Strong, Third and Main Street, Napa, California
Name(s): Anthony De Souza Williams and brother
Description: Cabinet card of Anthony De Souza Williams and his brother. Williams is standing and his brother is sitting on a wicker chair with a blanket draped over it. The boys are wearing matching "Lord Fauntleroy" outfits. Frilly lace white shirts with large bow toes, and shorts with socks. The "Lord Fauntleroy" look was popularized in the mid 1890s.
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Format / Size: cabinet card, approximately 10.75 x 16.5 cm
Medium: albumen photographic print mounted on cardstock
Description, Obverse: (identify group or individual, gender(s);
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Description, Reverse: “Anthony De Souza Williams (On right standing)
Date: c. 1894-1900
Condition: (note tears, foxing, fading)
Owner: Petaluma Historical Library & Museum, 1997-672-04
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