This small cabinet card came from Arkansas but has no information on it. The three women on the left might be sisters. These ladies look like they should be singing on a stage!
In this photo the coworkers from the previous post have been joined by four more men. The man at far right may be an owner or manager. The four women who stood arm-in-arm in the previous photo are now seated together in front. Here you can see the photo in high resolution:
This cabinet card contains a group of coworkers at an unidentified location. A man at lower right is conspicuously holding what appears to be a screwdriver. The man at far left is wearing an apron with something dark on it, perhaps oil or ink. The man next to him is holding a pencil. Between them... Continue Reading →
This cabinet card was made by Benjamin F. Popkins (1822-1905), the first photographer to set up a professional studio in Greenfield. The sitters aren't identified. The photo was accompanied by two additional cabinet cards by Popkins, showing one of the women from different angles. All three portraits may have belonged to her, or the three... Continue Reading →
This cabinet card was made at the same sitting as the one in the previous post. This time, Clau is pretending to toss a chocolate to Frank, who is reclined on the studio floor.
These four friends posed for portraits together on August 3, 1895, at Draper's Studio in Bridgton, Maine. An inscription on the back identifies them as Clau [Clan?], Nan, Beth and Frank. Someone decided that a box of Stevens Confectionery chocolates would make a fun prop. Later, someone used a pen to draw a sign at... Continue Reading →
The woman on a cruise in 1934 in the previous two posts is now standing in front of Sloppy Joe's Bar in Havana, Cuba. A date stamp on the back of this snapshot indicates it was printed on Jan. 18, 1939. The man with her looks vaguely familiar to me, but he isn't the man... Continue Reading →
As in the previous post, this photo was taken on the Holland-America Line’s S.S. Rotterdam IV (1908-1940). It was taken either on New Year's Eve or during the early hours of January 1, 1935. The couple who originally owned the photo can be seen at upper right in the detail image below. The other end... Continue Reading →