Print, Photographic, Photograph, Cabinet
1890 Approximate
Wedding Portrait. 4" x 5 1/2" black and white photo. The groom with a walrus mustache is wearing a dark suit with the jacket buttoned only at the top with his flower corsage; the bride is wearing a dark, long-sleeved waist with lace cuffs and collar over a long dark skirt; a flower corsage is attached to the center of her bodice; a long, trailing white veil is attached to her flowered headpiece; the couple each rests one hand on a newel post centered between them (the same decorative post appears also in accession number 27.92.7, photographed by Bagne); sketched in red on reverse side: men with swords and flags, caption: Landing of Columbus. Photographer: Blissenbach & Hess, Waseca, Minn.
Waseca business: Blissenbach & Hess Photography