Who Were They?

Lost and forgotten photos from the past

Today’s image from the Liberty Bell album seems a companion to the previous image. The photographer was Tilton of Exeter, NH and the borders and mounts are the same. In my haste to scan these photos (working with the stinky album was really rough on my allergies) I didn’t keep in order the following scan …

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  Today from the Leather CdV Album is a photograph of a woman made between August 1864 – August 1866. The tax stamp in this case has been cancelled by pencil marks across Washington’s face. The lady is finely dressed and my costumer friends will notice how the tops of her sleeves are trimmed. First, …

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