Historical, pre-selfie photographs and portraits of unknown individuals. We are asking the help of fellow pinners to try and identify these Jane and John Does.
"Photographed by J.B. Hopkins, Lock Haven, PA." I wonder if copies can still be "had at any time"..
A well-adored portrait done by Prothero & Co. of Wine Street, Bristol, between 1876 and 1917.
Done by W. H. Midwinter, The Photography Studio, of 49 Park Street, Bristol. "Imperishable Portraits in Carbon & Colour" Taken between 1879 and 1888!
No name for the fashionable young lady or the photographer.
Back reads "F.Rich, Photographey. Bagshot, Surrey."
We wish we knew more about him, but we do know he was well dressed and had a swell beard!
A very light photograph done by Mrs. W. Wilson of Liverpool.
"H. Holburn, Photographer. 61 Park Street, Bristol (Southwest England)."
A forefather of mutton chops.
Handwritten "Sincerely, K. Keith" Logo on front says Redden, Wolfville NS.
A serious face with rosy cheeks and no name.
"Williams & Williams Studios" Many locations. A photography studio chain?
"Hennepin Studio, 625 Hennepin Ave. Minneapolis (Minnesota)" Let's be real, the mustache is what's important here.
"H. Sawyer & Son, Artists & Photographers" North Shields, England.