Photo provided by Pete Mohney This is cased photograph, a type of photo that we have not yet discussed on this blog. Unfortunately this is a copy of a copy. We would be able to see more if we had the original in hand, but this is such a rare treasure, we can learn… Continue reading A Rare Treasure
When I found this postcard, I thought I had an easy one. So many clues! No stamp block this time, but even better, a cancelled stamp. The 1 cent Benjamin Franklin (green, profile, with olive branches) was in use from 1908 to 1922. The post mark is not perfect, but we can plainly see the… Continue reading Allan’s Sister is an Only Child – Another Photo Mystery to Solve!
I have discovered that to identify people in pictures, having a name is not always enough. A date, or place, or even another family member is always helpful. In these pictures, we have the name (Ambrose Jasper Fellows) and location (Hudson, New York) recorded on the back of the photos. We also have some other… Continue reading Ambrose Jasper Fellows Photo Mystery!