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Over the River and Through the Woods…

A path through the woods shot by John B. Capewell.

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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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Three Fellows in the Woods

Here’s another one of John Capewell’s zany or contrived shots of a trio of fellows standing hither and yon in a wooded area. In my initial examination of these glass negatives I think I blew by this one having not … Continue reading

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On a Hill by the Water

Here’s a shot of John Capewell’s wife, Ella, on the far right, a trio of children and an older woman who may be Ella’s mother all sitting in the shade by a river or a lake.

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Another View from the Pine Barrens

This is another in a series of photographs that John B. Capewell took while he was in the Pine Barrens of New Jersey some time in the early 1930s.

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Sawdust Pile?

When I first got the glass negatives that comprise what I call The Capewell Glass Negative Collection, they were in glass plate boxes similar to the one pictured below. This is one of the few that were labeled by the … Continue reading

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John & Ella Newly Married

Here’s a picture of the photographer John Capewell of Westville, New Jersey sitting with his wife Ella in the shade of a tree. John and Ella look very young in this picture compared to others in the collection. I assumed … Continue reading

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Heavy Industry

We’re back with another glass negative by the water shot about 100 or so years ago by John B. Capewell of Westville, New Jersey. I’m not sure where this was shot. Capewell travelled with his camera in tow, and I … 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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