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October 17th, 1898

Old Photographs

A photograph on nine unidentified women posed together as a group. All except for three are sitting. Most of the women look straight at the camera: two have directed their gaze to something else, and one appears to be focused on reading a book. No information remains of the identities of these women or how they knew each other. However, a date has been written with red ink on the bottom of the picture: “18 17/X 98.” – October 17th,…

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Old Photographs

A Family of Eight

A photograph of a man, sitting, surrounded by seven children of different ages. Once you begin looking at their faces, some similarities in their looks become apparent: many of the children have…

Old Photographs

One of Ecklin’s Boarders

A photograph of a woman posing with a cat that has a bow ribbon on its neck. Both the woman’s and the cat’s name are written on the photograph: the woman was…