Monday, September 21, 2015

Photo Number 2022

This is a Cabinet Card from the antique shop in Detroit Lakes Minnesota.Cabinet Card Family with three boys DL Antiques

Fallman was the photographer in a Parlor Photo Car.  Photographers that could afford to rent or purchase a railroad car would travel from town to town, the car could be disconnected and move on when ever the client base dried up.  It must have been a real novelty…especially if you had never had your photo taken before.

I think that the two littlest boys look just like their father and the older boy just like his mother.

I will guess that this photo is taken in the late 1880’s.  Sadly there is no identification.

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4 comments:

  1. I would love to know who people are. It is sad when they wrote no id on the photos.

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  2. I had no idea about the railcar photographers, but it makes good sense.

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  3. Well, that's a novel marketing idea! Great expressions on the faces, despite having to hold so still. Sometimes, that personality can't help but come out.

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  4. Such severe haircuts for all of them! Makes me think lice.

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