PHOTOGRAPH OF ANNIE LOUISE CARY ; WITH SEPARATE AUTOGRAPHED CARD [SIGNED]
by Carey, Annie Louise [subject]; Rocher, Henry [photographer]
1877. Black and white cabinet card portrait of Annie Louise Cary, 10 x 15.5 cm., signed by Carey in black ink, in fine condition but for two pinholes at bottom of photo; With white card, 8.5 x 4 cm. bearing Cary's autograph in black ink and dated "San Francisco, Oct. 18, 1877", small stain to left edge; Together in frame, 20 x 33 cm. PC Consignment. Annie Louise Cary (October 22, 1842 - April 3, 1921) was an American singer. She made her first New York appearance in September 1870 in concert at Steinway Hall. During the most active part of her professional career she sang at all the festivals given in New York, Boston, Cincinnati, Chicago, and Worcester. She also sang frequently in oratorio, and regularly participated in the concerts of the Brooklyn Philharmonic Society. [Wikipedia] Henry Rocher (1826-1887) was known for being a celebrity photographer. However, most of all, he is considered the one Chicago photographer who could compete technically and artistically with the great photographers in New York City. [cabinetcardgallery.com]. FP New Rockville Stock. (Inventory #: 15-480-1313746)
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