Cabinet Card, circa 1885. Photographer: George E. Neidhardt, Chicago, Illinois.
Cabinet card of a beautiful young woman taken by photographer George E. Neidhardt. His studio was located at 403 Larrabee St., the corner of North Ave. in Chicago. This card looks like it was once framed with an oval matting. Neidhardt’s studio shows up in city directories at the 403 Larrabee address in 1885. The next directory found for him is 1890 which shows the address of 405 Larrabee. And click on the image for a closer look, note the woman’s jewelry and the braiding detail on the velvet.
Sources: Thomas Hutchinson’s The Lakeside Annual Directory of the City of Chicago, 1885, p. 1015. Ancestry.com. U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995.
Reuben H. Donnelley’s The Lakeside Annual Directory of the City of Chicago, 1890, p. 1610. Ancestry.com. U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995.