John Wesley Murphy scolds his fierce teddy. A cabinet card taken by the Kern Brothers, 34 2nd Street, New York City, circa 1890.
An ambrotype of grandmother and child with hand-tinted cheeks, circa 1857. They seem suspended in Time’s Rainbow. Or perhaps time’s lava lamp.
A daguerreotype of a wistful mother and son, circa 1850.
An unmarked carte de visite of a beautiful mother and daughters, circa 1869.
Images: Ann Longmore-Etheridge Collection.