Tag Archives: cabinet cards

Monday Musings

Detail, J. A. Pugh cabinet card back mark; author’s collection It has been awhile since I posted anything on this blog! And it will be another while until I am able to post the first of several pieces I have in the works on Georgia photographers. I am not sure which of my “almost ready” […]

Friday Faces – Siblings in the Photographer’s Studio

 Unidentified girl and little brother, carte de visite by J. W. Perkins, Augusta, Ga., ca. 1868; author’s collection [Click any image to enlarge] I thought it was time to show you more Georgia portraits by various photographers. The following are only some of the cartes de visite, cabinet cards, and other card photos from my collection […]

Tues. Tips – Researching Photographers Working in the South, Part 5 – Texas

The only states remaining for me to discuss in this series on “Researching Photographers in the South” are the four South Central sates of Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma and Texas, and also the state of Mississippi. Today I am going to start with Texas, that western most state, and concentrate only on it. The state of Texas has […]

Tuesday Tips: Researching Photographers Working in the South, part 4

Enoch Long, tintype, unidentified African American soldier of 33rd Missouri; LC-DIG-ppmsca-36456; unframed AMB/TIN no. 5026 click on any image to enlarge it  Kentucky and Missouri Today I want to write about the online, print, and other resources for two states that have been referred to as the “border states” – Kentucky and Missouri. As removed as these states […]

Friday Faces – Boys at the Photographer’s Studio

Presenting four little boys, two named James, one named Roy, and one named Charles, each going to get their portrait made at five different Georgia photographers’ studios. The photographers running those studios were D. J. Ryan,  R. J. Deane, L. S. Hill & Co., Goodloe, and J. Usher, Jr. One of these little fellows was taken (possibly dragged) […]

Love, Music, Photography & Scandal in a Little Georgia Town

One of my favorite anecdotes connected with a Georgia photographer is the one related to the life, and in particular one escapade, of photographer Charles J. Warner of Rome, Georgia. I believe much, but probably not all of what has been reported, is true. And we may never know what truly transpired. Rome was not […]