Print, Photographic
1900 Approximate
Wedding Portrait of a German Couple in Olbrich or Beirman Family. Material: paper. Size: 4" x 6 1/2". Description: black and white studio portrait of a young couple posed in their wedding attire; the bride is wearing a long white gown, a veil and carrying a bouquet at her side; the groom with a shaved or bald head and a Van Dyke moustache and goatee is posed beside his bride with her arm through his on the right and holding a large, small brimmed hat in his left; he is wearing a high collared white shirt and tie, a long dark morning coat and trousers; a small table with a bouquet in a tall vase is in the background. The photo credit stamped below is "Georg Marx, Glatz, Wilhelmstr." See also #75.13.30 and #75.13.31
This photo was among the photos and albums found in the collection of sisters Luella and Marguerite Herbst. Donor, Joan Bierman is the donor of the Luella and Marguerite collection in 2013, and she is the granddaughter of their cousin, Bernie Bierman. Olbrich is a family name from Germany that may be a variation of the name Albrecht.