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This looks to be one of John Capewell’s sons although I’m not sure which one. I had posted another negative from this photography session a while back. Capewell was rightly proud of his baby and aimed to capture his image … Continue reading
I don’t have a specifically Christmas themed glass negative from John Capewell, but this one with a child, a canine playmate and a toy wagon will have to do. This looks to be Capewell’s younger son Henry with the family … Continue reading
Yes, I know I’ve gotten plenty of mileage out of the Children of the Corn joke, but it’s almost Halloween and photographer John Capewell used this field of corn as a backdrop for a number of his photographs.
Here’s another in a series of photographs that John Capewell shot of his children with the familiar lodgepole chair, a curtain of corn as a background and the family pet. This appears to be Capewell’s son John, Jr.
I recently posted a photo of John Capewell’s eldest son John, Jr. in what I assumed was a Christening gown. Here is a variation on that shot with Capewell’s infant son in a different position. This is an interesting … Continue reading
This looks to be one of John Capewell’s sons – possibly John, Jr. – on what I’m guessing is the day of his Baptism.
…and a street address thanks to Jerseyman! Last week I posted another photograph shot by John Capewell in the same place, from the same position as this week’s photo but of a different child. I just thought they were cute … Continue reading
My guess is that John Capewell gained a reputation as the local amateur shutterbug, and parents were all too glad to let him capture their offspring to glass negatives for posterity — freezing that fleeting first year or so of … Continue reading
Here’s another picture of what I assume is one of John and Ella Capewell’s sons, but I’m not so sure. The hat and clothing on the baby look sort of feminine making me think it may be a girl. Of … Continue reading
The infant was probably one of John Capewell’s sons, but I’m not sure which. The wicker chair looks to be sturdy and very new. It may have been something John acquired for Ella in expectation of their first born which … 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