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Photographs2342 of 4284CDV of Man with Locomotive Engine on columnWiggle toes look like hands with extra digits!
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Posted 4 years ago


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Abraham D. Hopper was a NY City photographer that was active from 1853- 1860. He was active at this address from 1857 until 1860.

Interestingly, his photographic cases have the address spelled incorrectly-- "Bleeker" vs. "Bleecker"! I wonder if it was his mistake or the case maker's error.

In this particular image he has beautifully captured two young siblings. The girl wears a locket with a red tinted ribbon around her neck.

The painted backdrop conveys an interesting dusk time period to me. I am not sure if that was the intent or just the result of the overall dark appearance in the image.

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  1. scottvez scottvez, 4 years ago
    Thanks for looking rob, david and vetraio.

  2. AmberRose AmberRose, 4 years ago
    Love it! Her hair is perfectly sculpted
  3. scottvez scottvez, 4 years ago
    Thanks for looking and commenting amber-- she is a little beauty!

  4. scottvez scottvez, 4 years ago
    Thanks for looking antiquarius.

  5. scottvez scottvez, 3 years ago
    Thanks for looking toni.


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