Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Mr. O. Wilson Kimball

Mr. Kimball by The Nite Tripper
Mr. Kimball, a photo by The Nite Tripper on Flickr.
Via Flickr:
Here is an old cabinet card photograph of a distinguished gentleman that was taken sometime before 1915. The following is written on the back:

"O. Wilson Kimball"

Cabinet card photographs were thin photos that were pasted onto pieces of cardboard. They derived their name from the customary practice that people, at the time, had of displaying these photographs on cabinets in the front parlors of their homes.

Saturday, January 26, 2013

37th President of Mexico, Venustiano Carranza

Venustiano Carranza de la Garza (28 December 1859 – 21 May 1920) was one of the leaders of the Mexican Revolution. He ultimately became President of Mexico following the overthrow of the dictatorial Huerta regime in the summer of 1914, and during his administration the current constitution of Mexico was drafted. He was assassinated near the end of his term of office at the behest of a cabal of army generals resentful at his insistence that his successor be a civilian.

Via Flickr:
Bain News Service,, publisher.

V. Carranza

[between ca. 1910 and ca. 1915]

1 negative : glass ; 5 x 7 in. or smaller.

Notes: Title from unverified data provided by the Bain News Service on the negatives or caption cards.
Forms part of: George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress).

Format: Glass negatives.

Rights Info: No known restrictions on publication.

Repository: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA, hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print

General information about the Bain Collection is available at hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.ggbain

Higher resolution image is available (Persistent URL): hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ggbain.19866

Call Number: LC-B2- 3591-5

Saturday, January 12, 2013

Mr Solomon, Freeman Brothers Studio, 1871-1880

Via Flickr:
Format: Photographic negative.

Rights Info: No known restrictions on publication.

Part Of: Powerhouse Museum Collection

General information about the Powerhouse Museum Collection is available at www.powerhousemuseum.com/collection/database

Persistent URL: www.powerhousemuseum.com/collection/database/?irn=421515

Acquisition credit line: Gift of Freemans Studios, 1969