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Mother and Baby Playing

Mother and Baby Playing | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
Beatrice C. Gesell and Gerhard Gesell, Jr. play out-of-doors.  While mother watches the baby sits on a pillow playing with a volume titled "Educational Problems."  Also pictured are a toy elf, a drum and a ball. The picture being taken in Ridgeway is not confirmed.
DESCRIPTION
Beatrice C. Gesell and Gerhard Gesell, Jr. play out-of-doors. While mother watches the baby sits on a pillow playing with a volume titled "Educational Problems." Also pictured are a toy elf, a drum and a ball. The picture being taken in Ridgeway is not confirmed.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:4598
Creation Date: 1903
Creator Name:Gesell, Gerhard
City:Ridgeway
County:Iowa
State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:Gerhard Gesell photographs and negatives, circa 1875-1950
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:negative, original
Original Format Number:(G472)221
Original Dimensions:7 x 5 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
This image is part of the Gerhard A. Gesell collection. Gerhard Gesell (1845-1906) began his photographic career in Reads Landing, Minnesota. He moved across the Mississippi River, to Alma, Wisconsin, in 1876 where he remained until his death. He earned a reputation for his portraits of townspeople and members of the German immigrant community. His photos include images of daily life in this community along the Mississippi River.
SUBJECTS
Trees
Clothing and dress
Dresses
Yards
Cities and towns
Infants
Mothers
Outdoor photography
Toys
Books

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