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Portrait of two children

Portrait of two children

Photographer / Artist: Cobb Studio

Department: Photo Archives
Date: ca. 1910
Medium: glass plate negative
6 11/16 × 4 15/16 in. (16.9 × 12.5 cm)
Classification: Photography
Credit Line: Albuquerque Museum, gift of Tom S. Hatton and Zack Clem
Object number: PA1981.125.034
DescriptionPortrait of two children. On the left is a young boy in a sailor's outfit, wearing white socks and boots. He has short dark hair and is standing beside a wooden chair where a baby girl is seated. She has short dark hair and is wearing a white dress and holding a ball in her lap. Both children are looking toward the right of the camera.
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Cobb Studio
Portrait of Two Children
ca. 1910
digital reproduction of a glass plate negative
gift of Tom s. Hatton and Zack Clem

Portrait of two children in Cobb Studio. The deterioration of the image is from the silver salt emulsion flaking off of the glass that was used by photography studios before plastic film became a stable and cost-effective alternative to glass plates.

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