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Almost Wordless Wednesday: Cabinet Card of a Young Woman

Posted by on Wednesday, 11 September, 2013

cabinet card

Can you help identify this woman? I have a few questions about the photo.

  • What is the approximate date the photo was taken?
  • What is the approximate age of the woman in the photo?
  • What is the photographers name? I can easily read Oscar. Is the last name Dummar?
  • It looks like a real formal photograph. What might have been the occasion for the photo?

If you have any thoughts about this photo, I would love to hear from you.


Almost Wordless Wednesday: Tin Type Photo – two young men, New Britain, Connecticut

Posted by on Wednesday, 8 May, 2013

Can you help identify these two men? Do you have any comments about the photo?
Approximate Date of Picture: Unknown. Although this is a tin type photo, the suits and tie to me appear to be well after 1900, perhaps 1910-1916.

Description of Picture: Two young men sitting down. The water scene behind them is obviously a studio prop.

Size of Picture: 2.5” * 4”

Type of Picture: Tin Type

Possible Subject or Family Group: Sanders – Fryher

Studio: Unknown

Dates the Studio was in business: Unknown

Tin Type Photo - two young men, New Britain, Connecticut


Wordless Wednesday: Tin Type photo of a Couple

Posted by on Wednesday, 17 April, 2013

Sorry, I’ve been a remiss about posting lately with a new job and a couple personal things going on, but should be able to dedicate more time to the blog at this point. I plan on catching up on the weekly series I’ve been having by this Sunday.

Do you have any idea when the photo was taken?

Tin type photo of a couple

Wordless Wednesday: Unknown Couple likely from Connecticut

Posted by on Wednesday, 23 January, 2013

The photo indicates the couple may be Edwin Banks and Mary Ann McKeown, but I’m not so sure.

Unknown Couple likely from Connecticut


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