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Allie's Snapshot

The reverse of this cabinet card photo reads “Allie Weimer, Careysville, Ohio.”  Careysville was located in Champaign County, Ohio in the late 1880s which is when I believe this image was captured.  149 more words

Hell in the Headlights

I found another example of what is often referred to as a memorial cabinet card and I am confident that this one was not created as a mourning photo or funeral handout.  239 more words

Kissing Cousins

I found this strip of photos online at Pieces of Pastimes. I love these antique photobooth-style images and was excited about the challenge of identifying the sitters without a location.  558 more words

Lacy Shawl

  

Up for perusal today are two photos possibly of the same woman. 266 more words

Women

Old Maid Hanging on the Wheel

I found this photo in an antique shop and although the sticker with the sitter’s name covers the information at the bottom of this cabinet card… 598 more words

Perished at Galveston

Leverett Lewis, the sitter featured in this cabinet card photograph, was born 136 years ago on this day, February 6.  I think that makes this the perfect day to honor his life. 297 more words

Crafting in Action

As a knitter, I quickly snatched up this cabinet photo for my collection.  You can see the sitter was holding a knitting project.  I believe she was making a sock or a sleeve based on the fact that she was using a set of double pointed knitting needles that allowed her to knit in the round.  520 more words