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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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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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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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Good Doggie

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

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The Shaggy Professor

It looks like our photographer, John B. Capewell of Westville, New Jersey, was having a bit of fun with the family dog while practicing his studio technique.

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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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When You Care Enough To Send The Very Beast

Today at Willceau Illo we are offering you, our dear readers, a complimentary Halloween greeting card! This original collage is comprised of an old family photograph and clip art. Just download the PDF and print it out! Easy peasy! Send … Continue reading

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