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Pretty "Fido" the Ladies Pet: Pugs and Studio Portraiture

This cross-eyed pug appears on a “stock” chromolithograph advertising trade card.  This seems to have been a popular card;  numbers of them survive in collections.  Mine is not printed on the back, so the business that gave it away is unknown. 451 more words


Jet & Grace

This cabinet card came from a shop in Indianapolis, Indiana and was given to me by a friend who supports my love of found photos.  The two girls are identified on the back of the photo as Jet & Grace Norton.  620 more words

Found Photo

Gran Nana

abt. 1890

These five cabinet cards were in an antique shop in Auburn, Indiana.  Written on the back of one is “Grand Mother Kutcher,” on another “Gramdns,” and yet another “Gran Nana.”  Four of the photos were taken in Portland, Indiana.  437 more words

Found Photo

Push the button, Max! : On publishing new photographic evidence of Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid

Big American Wild West news about
Butch Cassidy & the Sundance Kid!

For the past year I have been involved in a very secretive mission with my brother, Brian Mida Bleecker.  681 more words

Photo Credibility

My Hand-tinted Summer: The Cabinet Card Collection

The Museum holds an amazing collection of cabinet cards and carte-de-visites featuring an array of Broadway entertainers, opera singers, and popular personalities (as well as some of their pets), as photographed by major New York photography studios such as… 805 more words

Photography Collection

Victorian Mourning Card, Baby Fannie G. Higgins, Aged 11 Months - Died 1890

Victorian Cabinet card sized memorial/mourning card baby Fannie G. Higgins, died July 25 1890, aged 11 months.

This lovely bud, so young, so fair
Called hence by early doom… 37 more words


A Charming Man about Town

Check out this dapper fellow, and his penny farthing bicycle! With his nice suit and the flower in his hand, he looks ready to go courting…

Vintage Fashion