This cabinet card portrait was taken in 1901 of two little boys wearing sailor caps with USS Maine" tallies. This was popular on the tallies immediately after the Spanish-American War. Popular ships or ships making news like the Maine might be featured in the cap tallies. The portrait was taken by G.W. Lumbard in Syracuse Nebraska. The family name of the two little boys is Davis and they were from Elgin Nebraska. Their names are Raymond and Earl. It appears their father's name is Geo. or George Davis. The boys were 3 and 4 years old when the portrait was taken.
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