Monthly Archives: October 2013

Trick, or Treat? Photographs on Eyes of the Dead, of Ghosts and Spirits

Mystery creates wonder and wonder is the basis of man’s desire to understand.  Neil Armstrong Grave marker, Cedar Key FL; photo by the author, 2012 So often in the past several years as I did research on Georgia photographers, I ran into somewhat unusual, but photograph-related articles. Halloween seems a good time to share these […]

Tuesday Tips – Research News You Can Use

These Tuesday Tips items below are all related to prior posts in my series Researching Photographers Working in the South, but are useful for any historic research you may be doing. Although not all this information is brand new, it’s a good idea to become familiar with it if it is new to you. If you are anything […]

Tuesday Tips: Louisiana & Mississippi, Part 6 of Researching Photographers Working in the South

Walker Evans, New Orleans, Louisiana Street Scene, 1935; Digital image courtesy of the Getty’s Open Content Program Louisiana, and a Georgia Connection Those of us from elsewhere think only of New Orleans when we consider Louisiana. As far as recognizable images, those of that city are the ones with which we are most familiar. There […]

Food.Family.Ephemera: Food Friday: Watermelon Pickles from Tullie’s Receipts

Happy Friday. Here is a fun post my Georgia friends will appreciate. I have my own worn copy of Tullie’s Receipts so I felt good about sharing an extra with Gena, among other goodies I thought she could use. If you are interested in this topic, see if you can locate a copy from a […]

Two Photographers of Hudson New York

Originally posted on Genealogy Sisters:
Cornelia Hanson Taylor. 1882. Hudson, New York. Back of photograph of Cornelia Taylor Dakin. Handwritten mark of Frank Forshew, Hudson NY Cornelia Hanson Taylor was 52 years old when she posed for this photograph on March 11, 1882. Noted on the back of the photo, in at least three different…

How Did Lee Mallory, Panorama Artist, Entrepreneur and Photo-Artist, Die? A Monday Mystery

This is a post on another person I find fascinating who was associated with photography in Georgia. I know both “only a little” and “quite a lot” about him, if that’s possible. The fact that his name is that of a twentieth century author and also of a musician certainly made the research I’ve done […]

Some News You Can Use: Tuesday Tips for Researchers

Here, in an The Old is New Again section are news items that are related to my prior posts in my series, Researching Photographers Working in the South — but the following is information that was new to me, and perhaps to you, too. Eadweard Muybridge. The Horse in Motion as Shown by Instantaneous Photography with a Study […]