In most cases, a photograph is the question that begins the search. Who is this? Or when and where was the picture taken? For this photograph, we know who and where (Lehman children at the Mishawaka Orphan’s Home) but we are looking for the story behind the photograph. We received a query at the South… Continue reading The Lehman Children at the Mishawaka Orphan’s Home
I was putting together some information on dating old photographs recently and starting going through my collection of vintage photographs for examples of each type of format. I did not have any examples of cased photographs (daguerreotypes, ambrotypes) in either my personal photos or in the pile of pictures I have accumulated from local antique… Continue reading But eBay Said They Were Daguerreotypes!