Girl by Stream

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    Girl with hat in hand standing next to a stream. She is shown from the back, looking downstream and waving.

    This image is part of a collection of over 6,000 glass plate negatives created by Charles J. Van Schaick. Van Schaick learned the art of photography after moving to Jackson County, Wisconsin. In 1885, he opened a studio in Black River Falls, Wisconsin and served as the town photographer for over 50 years. His work includes both studio portraits and richly varied and intimate snapshots of small-town, Wisconsin life. A portion of his photographic work is represented in Wisconsin Death Trip by Michael Lesy.

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    1. johncurtisrea 66 months ago | reply

      This is nice. Early 1900's perhaps.

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