Petaluma Photo Parlors, Joslin & Co.’s Portrait Photograph of Floyd E. Doss, April 30th, 1894
THE PHOTOGRAPHER/ PHOTOGRAPHIC STUDIO:
Photographer: Amon James Tuft Joslin (b. 1839 Rockwood, New York,
d. 1913 San Benito County, California)
Active in Petaluma: 1893+
Biographical Note: Joslin is associated with a controversial ambrotype taken of Abraham Lincoln in Danville, Illinois dated to May 27, 1857. By sometime in 1893, Joslin had moved to Petaluma and taken over George Ross’ Petaluma studio opposite the American Hotel on Main Street. By 1910 Joslin had moved to Yreka California where he continued working as a photographer.
Bibliography: Mautz, pg. 115.
Name(s): Floyd E. Doss
Description: Cabinet card with gold foil stamped text, and uneven scalloped edges of an infant Floyd E. Doss. The stamp on the back of the card dates the photo to April 30th 1894. Doss sits on fur wearing a white gown with lace trim around the neck and sleeves. He appears to be wearing a pearl necklace.
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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);
identify pose, furniture & props; describe composition, background, added
Description, Reverse: A.J.T. Joslin Photographer APR 30 1894 Opp, American Hotel Main Street Petaluma, Cal.
Date: April 30, 1894
Condition: (note tears, foxing, fading)
Owner: Petaluma Historical Library & Museum, 1994-106-04
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