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A Mysterious Family Photograph, 1895 -- with Dog!

Here’s a mystery for you!  As I recall, I found this photograph at a paper show, and the seller knew nothing about it.    It is dated “1895” in pencil on the back. 236 more words

Pets

Family in Formation: Carte de Visite

Studio: Burne

Location: 98 Trongate, Glasgow, Scotland

Cabinet Card

Three Sheets to the Wind: Carte de Visite

One of the more unusual cards that I have come across over the years…

Studio: F. Spalding

Location: Chelmsford, UK

Cabinet Card

Napoleon Sarony: Celebrity Photographer

Before paparazzi and the celebrity media we all live with today, there were 19th century photographers, like Napoleon Sarony (1821-1896), who became internationally renowned for their celebrity portraits.  418 more words

Photography Collection

Napoleon Sarony: Celebrity Photographer

Before paparazzi and the celebrity media we all live with today, there were 19th century photographers, like Napoleon Sarony (1821-1896), who became internationally renowned for their celebrity portraits.  418 more words

Photography Collection

The Trailblazers

Jensine Kathrine and Lars Marinus Walsted were the first of their siblings to leave Denmark for America. Sine (also spelled Sena) was eighteen and Lars Marinus twenty when they arrived in Boston on 19 April 1886 aboard the… 369 more words

Family History

Mystery man and two ladies

This Cabinet Card was bought from a Photography Fair in Wolverhampton.

The card doesn’t provide any information on the sitter or the photographer unfortunately.

The gentleman’s pose makes it look as though he is a prisoner of some kind and his clothes look as though he might be in the armed forces.

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