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The Orphaned Images Project: Tippie Botts’ album (cabinet cards)

This 8×10 album was owned by Tippie Botts of Meadville, Linn Co., Missouri, and is inscribed with the date Oct. 5th, 1886. These are just a few of the cabinet cards in the album.

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The Orphaned Images Project: Nellie’s bible and family photos

In the box our family friend Doris gave me many years ago, there are two photo albums that are chock full of cabinet cards, tintypes and even a post-mortem photo of a little girlĀ (both albums belong to a young woman … Continue reading

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The Orphaned Images Project: Installation #1

This posting launches a new project that I’ll call “The Orphaned Images Project.” I am always a bit saddened when I discover albums and projector carousels at thrift stores, and yard/estate sales (their loss, my gain). Who gives up photos … Continue reading

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