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On the Fence

Here’s another group shot photographed in the early twentieth century by John Capewell who has included himself in the picture. He’s the second from the left and has rendered himself blurry from the sudden motion of tugging the string that … Continue reading

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Elijah Wood, Time Traveler

When I was originally sorting through these glass negatives, I was struck by this young man’s resemblance to actor Elijah Wood. If you’re not familiar with Wood, he is best known for playing the character Frodo in the Lord of … Continue reading

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Lady in the Yard

Sadly, I have no idea who this woman was, but John Capewell of Westville, New Jersey saw fit to commit her image to glass negative. Judging from the lady’s style of dress this looks like it was shot some time … Continue reading

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Dad, Mom and The Capewell Kids

Thanks to James Bessing, Sr. and his research into census records, I have added another piece to the puzzle of who may be who in these glass negatives.

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