Who Were They?

Lost and forgotten photos from the past

I found these two mounted tintypes in an online auction and loved the fact that they are clearly mother & daughter AND that the subjects are in the exact same pose. ¬†They even have matching embossed stars on the border around the photos. I asked some very knowledgeable friends of mine about the coat that …

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It can be frustrating as a collector of photographs and antique albums to find that images have gone askew and crooked over the years. I hesitate to touch them as I don’t want to damage the delicate surfaces of tintypes or CDVs. I don’t want to take images out of their photo sleeves unless they …

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