Tag Archives: photo artists

J. A. Pugh, Macon Photographer, part 3: A Steady Application to Business, 1873-1887

In June, 1873, J. A. Pugh, as he had in the past, entered his photographs in the Fine Arts competition at the Bibb County Fair, more officially called the Bibb County Agricultural Society Fair. That year he won four “Best” awards for general Photograph, Photograph in oil, Photograph in pastel, and Collection of Photographs ([Macon] Georgia […]

Monday Miscellany: Mystery & More

I recently came across this short article on page 6 of the Macon (GA) Telegraph for Sunday, Nov. 18, 1883, which was apparently reproduced from a New York newspaper, the World (publishers since 1868 of the World Almanac). A Colored Artist Who Colors. New York Special. The World  has discovered here a promising young colored artist, Frank […]