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Young John & Henry

  Last week I presented a pair of negatives of young John Capewell in a body cast. I assume that the cast was a corrective measure for an accident or curvature of the spine. In this picture we have a … Continue reading

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Two Boys and Another Dog

Similar to last week’s shot, here is another photograph of John, Jr. and Henry O. Capewell taken by their father John B. Capewell of Westville, New Jersey.

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Two Boys and a Dog

Here’s a photo of Henry O. and John B. Capewell, Jr. shot by their father John B. Capewell of Westville, NJ. This shot reminds me of Diane Arbus’s famous picture of twin girls which Stanley Kubrick appropriated for The Shining.

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Mystery of the Ghost Boy Solved!

We’re back again with another negative from the collection of 200 glass negatives shot by John B Capewell of Westville, NJ about 100 years ago. This is a follow-up to last week’s post featuring a ghostly figure in front of … 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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