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Selections from 'Ghosts'

Article Dedication 

in Honor of

Martin Sharp  &  Caroline Coon


Phantom images from verso of cabinet cards…

Selections from Ghosts artist’s book by Daniel D. 11 more words

New Blog For Daniel D. Teoli Jr. Archival Collection

Unrelenting Death

This cabinet card was found in a Goshen, Indiana shop and features Lizzie and Emma Boeckling during happier times; I uncovered a sad tale during my research. 568 more words

Found Photo

You Had Me at Fancy Yarns

Well, doesn’t he look spiffy!  He’s even sporting a cane!  I fell for this cabinet card the moment I saw it in an antique shop in Auburn, Indiana.  298 more words

Found Photo

Cabinet Cards

Here I will list Cabinet Cards I have acquired.

Above: “F. LUCKHAM, 33 Hunter St. West, Newcastle N. S. W. (Australia)”
© Matthew Ward Collection

© Research Matthew Ward

Mattie's Snap Shot

Martha “Mattie” Kennedy (nee Luney) Holmes was born in Ireland in 1874 and came with her family to the United States as a young girl.  In 1894, she married Dr. 82 more words

Found Photo

Love and Sympathy

Throughout history, flowers have been used at funerals and memorial services as visual expressions of love, sympathy, and respect.  This cabinet card is so beautiful that the lack of identifying writing didn’t stop me from adding it to my collection.  265 more words

Found Photo

Recontextualised studio photography.

A small series of altered cabinet cards. The Cabinet card was a popular marketing method employed by studio portrait photographers from around 1860, it superseded the smaller carte d’visite, popular during the late Victorian period. 46 more words