Now that is some christening gown

And that is quite a piece of fur behind it, keeping the little Brooklyn tyke warm while he holds the pose, I’m guessing. What a cute kid. But who was he? Just imagine how many years this portrait was probably propped up on his parents’ mantle. 

L. S. Batterson was Lincoln Batterson, who ran a popular photography studio in the borough. The back of the portrait says “Instantaneous process used exclusively.”

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One Response to “Now that is some christening gown”

  1. Luxor Says:

    My humans love old photographs like this – sometimes they go to antique shops and buy them.

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