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When I first came into possession of the 200 negatives that comprise the Capewell Glass Negative Collection, I knew next to nothing about them or who the people were in the photographs. As time went on, I assembled evidence sometimes … Continue reading
I guess one of the appeals of baseball is that it never changes. It’s always been balls, bats, bases and mitts.
Capewell and company are back down at the Jersey Shore although this time it looks like they are more appropriately dressed for the weather and the water.
I often wonder about the beginnings of clichés. Who started them? Who thought them up before they became cliché? If photographing people seated on the side of the lifeguard’s boat at the shore was a cliché at the time that John … Continue reading
This week’s post from The Capewell Glass Negative Collection finds our photographer John Capewell of Westville, New Jersey seated on the beach of Atlantic City with some friends and/or family members some time very early in the Twentieth Century. Capewell … Continue reading
Here’s a picture of the photographer John Capewell of Westville, New Jersey sitting with his wife Ella in the shade of a tree. John and Ella look very young in this picture compared to others in the collection. I assumed … Continue reading