Tag Archives: Photographers

Tuesday Tips – More Research News You Can Use

Two Metalworkers, Daguerreotype by unknown photographer, 1855; digital images courtesy of the Getty’s Open Content Program   I was able to attend the Henry D. Green Symposium on the Decorative Art this February, although I had been iced-in the two days before — I was lucky in that I am only a few hours away […]

Monday Musings – Share that research!

Today, only a short post. It has been quite a week, or perhaps ten days – full of business, and busyness. I spent time updating a biographical document I compiled on a Savannah photographer some time ago. I had a lot of new information, more than I thought.  A descendant, a great, great granddaughter of […]

Postscript to Part 5, Researching Texas Photographers

A Lady Writing, ca. 1665, by Johannes Vermeer; National Gallery of Art, Gift of Harry Waldron Havemeyer & Horasce Havermeyer Jr. in memory of their father Hrace Havermeyer   Silly me, I left the University of Texas, Austin out of my sources for Researching Photographers Working in the South – Texas.  As I was doing my […]

Tuesday Tips Redux: “Researching Photographers Working in the South”

Nashville from the Capitol, George N. Barnard, ca. 1865; The J. Paul Getty Museum, Object 84XM.468; digital image courtesy their Open Content Program After my three posts on “Researching Photographers Working in the South,” I found a few things lacking! Of course, a source list will always grow, and always change, so I do not feel […]

Tuesday Tips – Researching Photographers Working in the South, part 3

Maryland, Delaware, Virginia, West Virginia, and Washington D.C. John M. South, Danville, VA, hand-tinted carte-de-visite of an unidentified young woman, ca.1872; author’s collection click any image to enlarge Today I want to share some research sources for the South Atlantic states of Maryland, Delaware, Virginia and West Virginia, as well as the District of Columbia. Many photographers […]

Tuesday Tips – Researching Photographers Working in the South part 1

Doing your photo research the easy way. “Shading it with one hand, I carefully compared it to the sleeper”; Illustration for “Carriston’s Gift”  by Hugh Conway, 1885 I was recently asked to recommend books and websites for researching photographers working in the southern states in the 19th and early 20th centuries. I decided to compile a list […]

A Psychic Photographer, the Mysterious Grace Gray DeLong – Faces & Places Friday

Portrait of Madame DeLong used in her Aug. 1911  “Ask Mme. DeLong” advertisements, Savannah GA This post could easily be a Monday Mystery. My subject of the day is Grace Gray Delong who briefly ran a photography studio in Savannah, Georgia, but spent most of her career working as a psychic. She worked as a psychic […]