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The Young Clara Comstock

The Young Clara Comstock

O.W. Horton - 1870 ca.

The studio photograph of Clara Comstock features a backdrop with an architectural and landscape theme, and a fringed chair in the foreground next to Clara. There appears to be a child's hat on the chair. Clara wears a pinafore over a plaid dress, hightop shoes, and a beaded necklace.


Full Details

TitleThe Young Clara Comstock
CreatorO.W. Horton
Date1870 ca.
FormatPhotograph: Posted March 24, 2014

Clara was the daughter of Charles C. Comstock and his second wife, Cornelia Guild Davis.

The back of the photograph provides the name of the photographer, Horton's Art Gallery, Monroe St. Grand Rapids, Mich. This was the studio of O. W. Horton, one of the city's earliest photographers.

Location In PhotoGrand Rapids, MI
CollectionColl. 8-13-17, Grand Rapids History & Special Collections
InstitutionGrand Rapids Public Library
Physical Storage LocationGrand Rapids Public Library, Main Branch

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