You can definitely tell this photograph is purple, indicating it was made using the collodion process and making its date sometime after 1894. The photo also seems to have something underneath it, making the ridge that you can see around the image. It’s almost padded. This photo is placed under the baby from our last posting. They don’t look like the couple on the other side of the page, so it may be a safe guess they are Io/Jo/I. O./J. O.’s parents. It is such a shame that nearly every photograph in the Dobb Long Book goes unnamed, as they surely picture families, friends, loved ones and relatives who led full and happy lives.
This post is a proud Sepia Saturday post. Please click through and take in the sepia goodness from around the world.