Williams, Anthony De Souza (Brother) 1997-672-04

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 

THE SITTER(s):

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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Family Affiliation:

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THE PHOTOGRAPH:

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);

identify pose, furniture & props; describe composition, background, added

color…)

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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