Sarah A. Thomas…Is it you?

Spoiler...I've since found proof that this is not Sarah (Thomas) Selleck. But, am leaving this post as it was originally written. Click here to see a photo of the true Sarah. This cased ambrotype was picked up by a fellow collector in Connecticut. I loved the subject's expression and pose and decided to add it... Continue Reading →

Living with Hoboes

I admired this cased ambrotype, along with a smaller, cased tintype (shown at the end of this post), for at least a year, as they sat listed on etsy.  The seller mistakenly  identified the sitter as William Wallace.  He overlooked the next word, which I came to discover was the surname of Hungerford. William Wallace Hungerford... 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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