Posts Tagged ‘L.S. Batterson’

Now that is some christening gown

September 14, 2008

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.”