Monday, June 6, 2011

Photo Number 556

This is a cabinet card from the Third Antique Shop in Dorset. This card has scalloped edges, they were popular in the 1890’s.

1894 1895 wedding photo Dorset3 The bride has a dark dress, and what looks to be a light colored ribbon near the neckline of her dress.  She has a wedding bonnet with flowers and some are trailing down her left shoulder.  The groom seems relaxed.

O F Alldrin was a photographer in Fergus Falls, Minnesota from 1894 to 1895.

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5 comments:

  1. I am enjoying these pretty wedding pictures. Mildred

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  2. I really find it amusing that they never smiled back then. Well, for photos anyway.

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  3. What interests me so much is that the brides wear white bridal veils with dark dresses - styles change so much - they all remind me of Laura Ingalls Wilder as a bride!

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  4. I love the wedding photos as well. I limit myself to collecting only photos with children in them (or else I would start having storage issues ☺)so I enjoy seeing your photos.
    I also thought of Laura Ingalls Wilder when I saw this dark dress.

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  5. I've heard of Fergus Falls!

    So many married couples with no names...

    -Iggy

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