This cabinet card photo was made during the same sitting at Draper's Studio as the photo 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 →