Portrait -- Two children.
J. N. Wilson [Photographer]
Portrait photography -- 19th century.
Savannah (Ga.) -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.
Children -- Portraits.
J. N. Wilson (Photographer)
Portrait of an unidentified standing girl and seated boy. The boy is wearing a suit with short pants, a large bow tie, and a shirt with a wide collar. He is holding a straw hat witha wide band. The girl is wearing a long light colored dress with crocheted lace at the hem. Her hair is cut with straight bangs and hangs to around her shoulders. The photograph is by J. N. Wilson, 21 Bull St., Savannah GA. The back is blank.
The photographer of this card was Jerome N. Wilson. He was born in New York but came to Savannah in 1865, seeing opportunities to expand his profession and rebuild an economy. He was a professional photographer. He advertised as a photographer of cabinet cards, carte de visits, stereographs, ferrotypes, frames, and other photographic services. His success was mixed and he was involved in a number of lawsuits, large and small, some as trivial as an overhanging sign. Much of his property was lost due to these suits. He partnered with several photographers over the years. Wilson died in 1897.
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4 1/4 x 6 1/2 inches
Albumen print on cardstock.
MS 033 Savannah Cabinet Card Collection, Jen Library Archives and Special Collections, the Savannah College of Art and Design.
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