Who Were They?

Lost and forgotten photos from the past

3 thoughts on “The gleaming camera logo

  1. IntenseGuy says:

    Fremont, PA is now Mt. Pleasant Mills, PA. Its located nearish to Selinsgrove in the middle of the state.

    His gravestone is in FindAGrave.

    Private John R Fisher. Born Jul 1838, died at the age of 66 on Nov. 21, 1904. Civil War Veteran. Served with Co. C 210th Pa Infantry Sep 1864 to May 1865.

    Saint Johns Cemetery
    Mount Pleasant Mills, Snyder County, Pennsylvania, USA


  2. Sometimes I wonder what made them pick the styles and writing on the back..does the Angel and the Star have any meaning? Perhaps he meant he was a bit of an angel:)


  3. I’m honored to get a mention. The gleam and star might indeed have some fraternal or masonic symbolism. But the camera seems a rare illustration of the tools of Mr. Fisher’s occupation. Perhaps it was used for his studio sign and advertisements as a way of being different from the other photographers.


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