Lost and Found Photos

I have four more old photos to share with you today.  These were finds in a Cincinnati antique mall.  The photos represent a variety of subjects.

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These two gentleman had their photo taken by Matt Loderback in Ishpeming, Michigan.  They look like travelers.  Were they business men coming through town?  Or perhaps they were heading for a fishing trip.  I suppose we will never know.  No names on the back of the photo.

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This beautiful young lady looks as if she’s ready for a picnic – parasol and hat in hand!  I love her rather unruly mop of curls!  Her white dress is rather unusual with the overskirt and pleated underskirt.  The photo was taken by Wyatt in Brattleboro, Vermont.

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Look at this darling little one!  What a precious child!  Notice the small bell held in her hands – too much temptation not to ring.  That portion of the photo is just a bit blurred!  The white lace collar is beautiful – could it have been made by a loving mother or grandmother?  This photo was taken by Burkholder, Palace Art Gallery, Mount Vernon, Ohio.

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The last photo is one of my favorites – a little granny – with a smile on her face!  She reminds me of my Grandmother Hill.  The sleeves are indicative of the early 1890’s – not quite the huge leg of mutton sleeves later in the decade.  She is such a pleasant looking woman – wouldn’t it be nice to know her, be able to have a conversation with her?  The photo was taken by Jones in Columbia City, Indiana.

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