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1912 Wedding Portrait

1912 Wedding Portrait

I can't refuse favors of scanning old photos for elderly ladies, especially when they let me also post about them. This is a photo of the woman's grandmother, who got married in about 1912. You can see that the bride is wearing a single strand of pearls, and has lace...

Civil War Pocket Photos

Civil War Pocket Photos

Here are two Civil War era photos that came in small embossed leather covered wooden cases. They look like the size that could easily fit in your pocket, and one has glass on the cover, to show the woman’s portrait thru it. The interior is velvet and elaborately floral embossed metal. I wonder who these people were?

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