A 4"x6" glass plate negative, portrait photograph of six members of the Charles Dallegge family, Garrison, Nebraska. Charles is wearing a mustache, a dark, three-piece suit, dark shirt and knotted, white tie seated in a wooden chair with his hands in his lap and ankles crossed. Ella is wearing a dark, floor-length, long sleeve dress with a boned, high-stand collar with large oval brooch and narrow ruffle trim on the collar and bodice placket, sitting on a wicker bench. Charles is wearing a dark suit with short pants, long-sleeve jacket with sailor collar and dark leggings, seated on a wicker stool between his parents. Howard is wearing a suit and white shirt. Mabel is wearing a long-sleeve plaid dress with attached dark bolero and stand collar with contrasting trim and brooch. Pnia is wearing a dark dress with stand collar, standing in front of a painted backdrop featuring an open casement window and wall shelves with a statuette and lidded urn.
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Thorpe Opera House Foundation/Boston Studio Project
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Original format: 4"x6" glass plate negative from the Boston Studio Project collection.
Charles Dallegge (Dallege) was born in Iowa, April 16, 1866, to Fredrik and Eva Dallegge. He married Ella Cheney. Ella was born in Iowa, April, 1872. Charles died August 16, 1940 and Ella died in 1945. They are both buried in Grimm cemetery in Ulysses, Nebraska. They are pictured with four of their six children: Howard, Mabel, Ina and Charles. Howard was born September 20, 1889. He married Eleanor Nott and farmed in Peetz, Colorado. Howard died December, 1972. Mabel was born September 16, 1891. She married ? Caffery and lived in Spaulding, Nebraska. She died in April, 1972. Ina Dallege was born in July, 1897. Charles (the son) was born in November, 1898. He married Clara DeLong in 1917.