Tag Archives: portrait

The Orphaned Images Project: Family portrait by Ruf & Dilger

After a major studio/office spring cleaning, I’m back to scanning more photos from my huge orphaned images collection! I’ve also attached a shot of the back of the photo. This photo came from a box of mostly Texas/Fredericksburg-related images. Advertisements

Posted in photography | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

The Orphaned Images Project: Class Picture Day

I realize that these young students were probably told to remain motionless while their class photo was taken, but there is not one happy face in the bunch, is there? The writing at the bottom of the photo reads “Estella” … Continue reading

Posted in Historical, photography | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Orphaned Images Project: Gone fishin’

Written around the edges of this photo: 7:30 A.M. In a few minutes he is off with a “fishing only” on a gasoline launch. Archivist note: Hmmm….

Posted in Historical, photography | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

The Orphaned Images Project: School children

Written on the back of this photo (I’m assuming the names go right to left in placement in the photo): Loretta Beverly Clifford Leighton Harold Junior

Posted in Historical, photography | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Orphaned Images Project: Olive and me

Written on the back of this photo: They were taken one Sunday morning & we put on something to make us look foolish. Please notice our hats. Olive and I and they do look funny, don’t they?

Posted in Historical, photography | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

The Orphaned Images Project: Home

The caption on the back reads, “Mar. 20, 1938 Home (at their home) The guy second from left looks a little scary, doesn’t he?

Posted in Historical, photography | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

The Orphaned Images Project: A gathering

Is he asking her to dance with him? To marry him? She seems hesitant. Suspender man seems to be admiring her assets. Several of her friends are smiling and laughing in the background. Do they know something she doesn’t know? … Continue reading

Posted in cabinet cards, Historical, photography | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment