Young woman with a big hat in Oakland, California

By: usermattw

Apr 20 2013

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Category: Women


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What it is:

Photo (a bit more than 5.25 x 7.5 inches) mounted to a cardboard frame/matting (8 x 11 inches).

What I know about it:

Photographer is F. H. Dorsaz of Oakland, California.  Otherwise undated and unidentified.


This is the last of the six photos my friend Jon gave me for my birthday a few week ago.  There was another one of a girl or  young woman which you can see here.   I wasn’t sure if this was the same person or not.  I’m leaning toward not, but perhaps they are sisters?  That’s a grand outfit, and she looks very happy in it.

4 comments on “Young woman with a big hat in Oakland, California”

  1. That is quite the oversized collar. The jacket also looks too big around the shoulders. It is another great picture.

  2. This is the first one that has given me the sense that it is a dressing studio as well as a photography studio. Her clothes are oversized and she almost has an expression of play. I hadn’t realized that this sort of thing was done back then. I thought it was only a modern activity.

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