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Mom, Frosty & the Kids

A while back I had posted a number of photos of the Capewell children happily cavorting with a snowman. This plate looks to be taken a few winters after the other shots and the kids along with their mother seem … Continue reading

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Strings Attached

Here’s a shot from John Capewell’s younger days when he wanted to play around with photography, composition and odd juxtapositions. He’s included himself in the center of this oddly posed crowd as he activates his camera’s shutter with a length … Continue reading

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Last Night on Pembroke Avenue

This is the scene last night on Pembroke Avenue as I waited for the bus headed to 69th Street. Usually potential snow events are treated as if the apocalypse loomed by the local media. I didn’t notice any Chicken Littles … Continue reading

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Cold and Wet

Along Washington Avenue in South Philadelphia

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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 – Snowy Self-Portraits

Here are a couple more negatives from The Capewell Glass Negative Collection which were shot about a 100 years ago. We’re continuing with our winter theme, and this time, I’ve chosen a couple of self-portraits of the photographer, John B … Continue reading

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Taking the Plunge!

Michael Flanakin is doing something insane for a good cause this weekend. Mr Flanakin will be participating in Tim’s Rivershore Polar Plunge 2011 for the VA Special Olympics. Michael Flanakin found the image to the left and chased me down … Continue reading

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Is Spring Here?

This is a drawing I banged out for a propane ad a while back. I had forgotten all about it, but recently somebody emailed me regarding my cartoon and illustration work. It’s hard to see in this version,but I had … Continue reading

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