In a famous photographer Arnold Ghent (Arnold Genthe), a native of Berlin, was a portrait studio in New York. In his work he sought to capture the very essence of customers to go beyond everyday photography. For this he used a discreet camera and never warned the "models" of the upcoming exhibition.
Arnold photographed many prominent figures of the time, among them Sarah Bernhardt, Jack London, Anna Pavlova, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, and even Theodore Roosevelt and Woodrow Wilson.
Many women's portraits taken by photographer, seen his cat Bazzer. They say he is a charming animal offered to clients as a kind of relaxing means to make more natural images.
All these photos were taken in the period from 1912 to 1916.