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Love isn’t fat free!

My Valentine to Tina

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In with the new

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

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Express

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

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Child of the Corn

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.

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Let Sleeping Dogs Lie

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.

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Christening Gown – Variation

  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

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Christening Gown

This looks to be one of John Capewell’s sons – possibly John, Jr. – on what I’m guessing is the day of his Baptism.

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Same Wicker, Same Chicken Wire, Different Baby

…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

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Wicker, Baby, Chicken Wire

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

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Perambulator

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

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