Who Were They?

Lost and forgotten photos from the past

Sometimes when buying albums online, I wonder if the album was truly put together by someone in the past or if some dealer just slam dunked a bunch of photos together. This is one reason why. The lady on the left of the image was previously shown, on the second page of the album. Was …

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Returning to the Red Velvet Album today, we have this unidentified photograph of a substantial mustache and its host. The middle aged man has his hair flattened to his pate in a clear attempt to hide his receeding hairline. He is definitely making up for it on the upper lip! This mustache is full and …

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For our latest addition to the Mearns Family Album we have this fellow in what I think of as a stylish suit. Although I have commented that men’s fashions are nearly unchangeable through the second half of the 19th century, that is not actually true. Thankfully for you guys! At some point – again I …

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