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 The Cabinet card was a popular marketing method employed by studio portrait photographers from around 1860, it superseded the smaller carte d’visite, popular during the late Victorian period. 46 more words

Collage

Davie's Snap Shot


This photo was found in a shop in Defiance, Ohio.  The name Davie Palmer is scrawled on the back.  The photographer was Pinder in Garrett, Indiana. 44 more words

Found Photo

Pernicious Anemia


This cabinet card was found in the Pickers Paradise antique mall in Niles, Michigan.  Not only was the sitter identified as Mrs. Tillie Gregory, but the date of May 31, 1895 was also noted. 193 more words

Found Photo

Old Photograph from W. E. Johns in Lexington

I share with you today this very interesting photo.  This is definitely a cabinet card photo – not sure why that is written on the front of the card instead of the photographer’s name – but the clothes and hairstyle of the woman portrayed do not reflect the 1870 to 1900 time period for this type of photography. 185 more words

Genealogy Research

Susan McSparrow / McSparrin

This is a gorgeous 1890s era cabinet card of Susan McSparrow McSparrin, found in Tennessee last year. In the middle of the back is the name Warren written in pencil. 736 more words

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