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Aunty Jane

This wonderful cabinet card from the Welsh Album caught my attention immediately. It was taken in Longton, Staffordshire by photographer Fred Hulse.

The severity of the of the eldest child’s hair style makes me wonder if she had been ill (I have read that Victorian children sometimes had their hair cropped when they contracted a fever). 109 more words

Family History

Men With Moustaches


Cabinet card by Cross Photo Studio, 256 1/2 Essex St., Salem, Massachusetts


Cabinet card by Ritz Portraits, 58 Temple Place, Boston

The first two cabinet cards in the Welsh Album depict men with moustaches, something of a craze with Victorian men. 83 more words

Forgotten Ancestors

FLORENCE COLLINGBOURNE: STAGE ACTRESS

The beautiful woman pictured in this Cabinet card is stage actress, Florence Collingbourne. Obtaining significant biographical information about her has been difficult and further research will be done and provided in an addition to this blog. 79 more words

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No more she's heard to grieve or weep...

It’s hard to know where to begin with the Welsh Album, so I’ll start with the photograph that originally caught my eye, a cabinet card by Mitchell of 505 Main Street, Kansas City, Mo. 224 more words

Family History

FLORENCE COLLINGBOURNE: STAGE ACTRESS

The beautiful woman pictured in this Cabinet card is stage actress, Florence Collingbourne. Obtaining significant biographical information about her has been difficult and further research will be done and provided in an addition to this blog. 79 more words

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The Magician

The Magician. Work in progress.

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The Magician

Painting in progress inspired by a 19th century cabinet card of a magician at work.

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