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Young Girl and Old Timer – The Capewell Glass Negative Collection

Here’s another of John B. Capewell’s glass negatives that he shot about 100 years ago. I don’t have any information as to the identity of this pair, but the girl appears in a number of the 200 glass negatives in … 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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The Capewell Boys

Here’s a shot of Henry and John, Jr, sons of the photographer John B Capewell of Westville, NJ. Henry on the left was born in 1908 giving a rough idea as to the age of these photographs. This is one … Continue reading

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The Capewell Glass Negative Collection – The Swift Trial and Severe Punishment of Frosty the Snowman

Today I continue posting a collection of glass negatives from 100 or so years ago. There’s about 200 5″ x 7″ glass negatives, and from what I’ve been able to determine so far, they were shot by John B. Capewell … Continue reading

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The Capewell Glass Negative Collection – Niagara Falls

Before I start, I need to make a clarification and/or correction. I’ve been living under a false assumption about these negatives and their photographer. It turns out that John B. Capewell is the photographer. Henry was his youngest son who … Continue reading

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The Henry Capewell Glass Negative Collection

Today is the start of a new category which I will update weekly until I run out of material. Trust me, I have a lot of material! As I said in my previous post about Mr Capewell’s fantastic collection of … Continue reading

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