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Tag Archives: 1900-1910
Here’s another in a series of interior shots photographed by John Capewell. This looks to be the same camera set-up, wicker chair and vase of flowers as the picture from last week, but the woman is different.
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
Here’s a snowy self portrait of John B. Capewell along with an unidentified companion seated in a sleigh. Capewell is seated on the right. It looks like the photographer set up his camera, hopped back in the sleigh and is … Continue reading
Here’s a photograph by John B. Capewell of an unidentified but adorable moppet perched in a tree. Capewell’s subject did not appear to be really happy with the whole prospect.
This looks to be the aftermath of a derailment that took place somewhere near where John B. Capewell used to reside. Something as unique and exciting as a train wreck was not going to escape our photographer’s lens! Sadly, there … Continue reading
John B. Capewell shot a number of photographs of his family in front of this corn field which was probably in Westville, New Jersey where the Capewells resided. Back then New Jersey lived up to it’s name of The Garden … Continue reading
Some of the glass negatives in The Capewell Glass Negative Collection have contained enough information that the time and place could be ascertained. Others, like the one above, are anybody’s guess.
It looks like our photographer, John B. Capewell of Westville, New Jersey, was having a bit of fun with the family dog while practicing his studio technique.
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
I’m guessing, but this looks to be John B. Capewell’s brother-in-law, niece who showed up in last week’s photo and sister. It looks like they’re shot in the same room as last week’s shot only this trio is a little … Continue reading
Those viddles aren’t going to fix themselves!
John B. Capewell’s brother owned a farm in Westville, NJ, and this looks to be it. The long lanky fellow on the left is John’s brother. I don’t know who the fellow is on the right.
One of John B. Capewell’s brothers had a farm, and I guess that this could be his farm, but I have no way of verifying it. In this glass negative which is in poorer condition than most of the shots … Continue reading
I guess one of the appeals of baseball is that it never changes. It’s always been balls, bats, bases and mitts.