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Jay Cooke Family Collection
Description: This image is a photograph of a cabinet card portrait of an unidentified infant. The glass plate negative of the photograph was badly scratched, and those flaws were reproduced in the print. The Reverend Henry E. Cooke, son of the prominent American banker and financier Jay Cooke (1821-1905), may have been the photographer. Henry E. Cooke acted as the family historian and photographer. He compiled poetry, sketches, humorous anecdotes, and several thousand photographs of three generations of the Cooke family. Rev. Henry E. Cooke (1857-1915) graduated from Princeton and had his first posting at Trinity Church in Manchester, New Hampshire. He later became the head of the Episcopal Church in San Francisco. After only a year, he returned to Ohio and eventually became head of the Church in Cleveland, Ohio. He married Esther Clarkson Russell (1863-1945) and had two children, Henry Eleutheros Cooke (Harry) and Russell Cooke. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: AL06290
Subjects: Cabinet photographs; Portraits; Cooke, Jay, 1821-1905; Family history
Places: Jay Cooke Family Collection