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Happy 4th of July!

Celebrate America!  

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Women & Children

Here’s another glass negative that looks like it is related to the negatives I’ve run over the past two weeks. This one is out of focus and a little worse for wear, but I intend on running all of John … Continue reading

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Elijah Wood, Time Traveler

When I was originally sorting through these glass negatives, I was struck by this young man’s resemblance to actor Elijah Wood. If you’re not familiar with Wood, he is best known for playing the character Frodo in the Lord of … Continue reading

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Two Deer

Here’s another glass negative with a farm or livestock theme shot by John B. Capewell some time early in the 20th century. Capewell and his family lived in Westville, New Jersey which had farms at the time. At first, I … Continue reading

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The Carpenters

These fellows don’t look like Capewell or any one of his relatives, but they may have been doing work on his house in Southern New Jersey. Unlike the subjects in last week’s post, these guys are smiling. They must be … Continue reading

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Heavy Industry

We’re back with another glass negative by the water shot about 100 or so years ago by John B. Capewell of Westville, New Jersey. I’m not sure where this was shot. Capewell travelled with his camera in tow, and I … Continue reading

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Informal Family Portrait in the Yard – The Capewell Glass Negative Collection

Mr and Mrs Capewell. John and Ella.

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You’ll Blow Your Fingers Off, Kid!

Uncle Herbert always did score the best fireworks when he headed down South to pick up cheap Pall Malls. Sadly, the last time he was down there, he tried to pick up a whole truck full of Pall Malls. It’s … Continue reading

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