Who Were They?

Lost and forgotten photos from the past

  Here’s a wiggly Rudd, McGinnis, Colter or related child.┬áThe back of the CdV originally identified the child, but unfortunately someone cut the photo to fit into something and only the top swirls and peaks of an M and maybe an L remain.┬áThe baby boy was photographed in the Photographic Parlors in the Downey Block, …

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This attractive couple was found among the other Rudd family photographs, and so I assume there is some connection, although I have as yet to make it. The woman’s dress is a beautiful example of late 1870s Natural Form trending to the Late Bustle period. The many layers of pleating are amazing, and it must …

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