PhotographerEmma Justine Farnsworth

CountryUnited States


JournalThe American Amateur Photographer 1893

AtelierFrederick Gutekunst Co. (Philadelphia)


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Allegorical, Children, Costume Study, Flowers, Nudes


Image Dimensions: 15.6 x 11.4 cm November
Support Dimensions: 24.8 x 16.1 cm

The following editorial comment for Cupid appears on p. 517


Editorial Comment.

Our Illustrations.—Our frontispiece, “Cupid,” by Miss E. J. Farnsworth, speaks for itself. Miss Farnsworth undoubtedly ranks amongst the very best of the American amateur photographers. She has a very strong individuality and has fairly earned her great reputation on this and the other side of the Atlantic.

…We would call the attention of our readers to the splendid photogravure of the Gutekunst Company, of Philadelphia, …

 (the reproduction is actually a collotype-editor)


print details recto: EF monogram inscribed in lower right corner; engraved outside image: lower margin left: COPYRIGHTED,  1893.  lower margin right: BY E. J. FARNSWORTH.  center titled in lower margin: “CUPID.”; engraved lower plate margin: THE F. GUTEKUNST  CO.,  PHILA