The Photographic Album by J B Lippincott


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I was hoping someone knew more- hadn't come across this one although it's crazy seeing Hayes in there. Who is the boy, does anyone know?

" With the graceful regards of The Ladies Aid Society of Weldon...", so they presented him with the leather album to put his images in or made a gift of photos of people he served with/knew? Montgomery County was amazingly active with relief work- haven't heard much on Weldon specifically but now am fascinated!

@Long Andy , have you tried the historical society or museum in Harrisburg? Both the Civil War museum and state museum have incredible staff. They may know more?
Should I continue to upload photos from the album?
 

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Should I continue to upload photos from the album?

If you'd like? What size are they? If they scanned at a huge size, maybe resize to something smaller? I know our scanner insists on spitting out massive jpg's no matter how often we explain to it that isn't what we want. When posting here, I always either downsize or use the computer's snipping tool to create a small jpg.

Do you have more questions on ID's? If so you can't find better feedback than on here.

Find A Grave probably has the stone you're looking for. I find it a little tough to navigate but worth it.
 
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If you'd like? What size are they? If they scanned at a huge size, maybe resize to something smaller? I know our scanner insists on spitting out massive jpg's no matter how often we explain to it that isn't what we want. When posting here, I always either downsize or use the computer's snipping tool to create a small jpg.

Do you have more questions on ID's? If so you can't find better feedback than on here.

Find A Grave probably has the stone you're looking for. I find it a little tough to navigate but worth it.
Who can be identified in these photos?
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This young man is very similar to the 16 US President Abraham Lincoln, is it possible that this is his relative.

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Can you very gently move the photo of the man with the beard and the writing at the bottom to see if the rest of his surname is legible?
Have you checked the back of the CDV's for names?
 
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Can you very gently move the photo of the man with the beard and the writing at the bottom to see if the rest of his surname is legible?
Have you checked the back of the CDV's for names?
The photo is glued and does not move, the reverse side is not visible for the same reason.
 

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I'm sure someone has done research on Lincoln family photos- I can see why you'd have that question. The Lincoln Foundation would be the place to ask? Bet they have experts there who know as much about the man as he did.

It's a great place to leave these treasures. We get a lot of browsers here and new members all the time. You just never know who will find a face here they have themselves in a family album, or come across before. Hopefully you'll find more answers!
 

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Note that this is NOT a photograph, strictly speaking - it is a photographic copy of a period engraving. This was done for two reasons, and NOT on family portraits: Although I don't recognize him (and I'm pretty good at spotting period "celebrities"), he's famous enough to have had an engraving made from his portrait, so he falls into the category along with Grant, Meade, etc., etc.; and that was the ONLY way to have "photos" of long-dead personalities such as those of Napoleon and Lafayette I have in my collection.
 
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Note that this is NOT a photograph, strictly speaking - it is a photographic copy of a period engraving. This was done for two reasons, and NOT on family portraits: Although I don't recognize him (and I'm pretty good at spotting period "celebrities"), he's famous enough to have had an engraving made from his portrait, so he falls into the category along with Grant, Meade, etc., etc.; and that was the ONLY way to have "photos" of long-dead personalities such as those of Napoleon and Lafayette I have in my collection.
He might be British statesman John Bright?
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Note that this is NOT a photograph, strictly speaking - it is a photographic copy of a period engraving. This was done for two reasons, and NOT on family portraits: Although I don't recognize him (and I'm pretty good at spotting period "celebrities"), he's famous enough to have had an engraving made from his portrait, so he falls into the category along with Grant, Meade, etc., etc.; and that was the ONLY way to have "photos" of long-dead personalities such as those of Napoleon and Lafayette I have in my collection.
In this case, the following photos will be absolutely not interesting, as there are purely "family" pictures.
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