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When the Bough Breaks

Along Christian Street in South Philadelphia

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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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