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 The Cabinet card was a popular marketing method employed by studio portrait photographers from around 1860, it superseded the smaller carte d’visite, popular during the late Victorian period. 46 more words


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

This is a gorgeous 1890s era cabinet card of Susan McSparrow, found in Tennessee last year. In the middle of the back is the name Warren written in pencil. 664 more words


The Iglehearts

The only markings on this cabinet card photo show the surname Igleheart. We rescued this photo from an antique store in Newburgh, Indiana and surname searches show the… 67 more words

Moments In Time

Arlo Maisan - Christening Photo

Large, looping handwriting on the back identifies the child in this christening photo as Arlo Maisan, but nothing else is known about Arlo or the Sunbeam Gallery where his photo was taken. 45 more words

Moments In Time