Cloudy Days Good As Sunshine

This cabinet card has so much going for it!  From the lovely studio backdrop, to the girl's big eyed, faraway stare,  to the awkward pose made to show off her dress bustle (and wow, what a bustle!)  Bustles reached extreme proportions in the mid 1880s. The back of the card is just as interesting.  The... Continue Reading →

All in the family

During a trip to a local antique mall, I was excited to see quite a few newly offered antique photo albums, tintypes, ambrotypes and daguerrotypes.  That excitement grew by leaps and bounds when I flipped through the albums and discovered that they came from the same family.  It was a dream find! Upon sharing the... Continue Reading →

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