Antique Photo Album – C.M. Carter, Crawford, Collins, Perry, Van Ausdal

Blue Victorian Clasp type photo album falling apart. Was purchased online January 2011 from Broken Arrow, Ok.  I was told it came from an Estate Sale.

Has inscription in front of album that reads ” Vichy, Mo  ”

Presented to C.M. Carter by his mother May 28, 1891. Most of the marked photos came from Missouri.

Inscription to C.M. Carter

Photos are Cabinet Cards and Tin Types

There is some writing on a few of the photos that says

1. Mama

2. Mr. and Mrs. Crawford and Dell. Mrs Dell Perry, Mrs. Dell Crawford, Humansville, Missouri

3. Miss Rosie Van Ausdal Collins – Rockford, Wa

Photo studios listed are

1. Murphy- Lewis , Oscelo, MO

2. Briggs – Humansville, MO

3. Pacific Photo Car – Rockford, Wa

4. Morast & Co. Studio in Heckler House, East Side Square, Clinton, MO, Electric Portrait Co.

5. Hubbell – Clinton, Mo

6. W.J. Guild Photographer – Rolla, Mo

One photo is about to fall apart, pieces are just flaking off and I’m afraid to even move it so I don’t think the photo will last so I have made sure to take several photos to at least have it preserved in some form. This is the photo of the man below.


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