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Identifier: P0687

Title: Ashen-Brenner Studio Collection

Description: The Ashen-Brenner photography studio was owned and operated by Sidney Aschenbrenner in St. Louis during the first half of the twentieth century. The Ashen-Brenner Studio Collection contains about 60 glass plate negatives with examples of commerical, advertising, and portrait photography taken from around 1910 to 1925; a photograph album containing 19 Aschenbrenner portraits of Veiled Prophet Queens from the 1930s to the 50s; and one colored chalk portrait of an unidentified woman. Subjects include: groups posed with ca 1920 automobile; unidentified portraits, some possibly modeling clothes; composite image of church buildings with church and pastor names; department store displays; portraits of men in uniform; girls holding teddy bears; toys; Rolland Puellmann's Society Club Orchestra; a St. Louis soccer team; sports; man and woman in pattern sweaters and knickers with picnic basket by a convertible automobile; jewelry and evening bag commercial photos; person on horse jumping over a fence; young girl in dance costumes; aviation; airplanes; aeronautics; air meets.

Rights: UND


Dates: ca. 1910 - ca. 1945

Type(s): Collection

Maker/Creator: Ashen-Brenner studio (St. Louis)

Subjects: Aeronautics


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