Wing purchased the patent for a multi lens camera that could produce multiple
images on one plate. Thus the miniature album for this format.
Wing & Allen's Sacramento gallery was opened in 1874 and in San Francisco in 1873.
Such a young boy I certainly am no expert but it seems like it might be a Civil
War uniform. Although the Civil War was before
these galleries opened an example of another gem album here has
– side note I had the honor of writing back and forth
with Mr. Palmquist before he passed. He was so generous with his
time and knowledge. He invited me to visit to gain some knowledge on
a family photographer and not going has been one of my biggest life
There's quite a discussion on John A.
Todd here and tells of him being at this address from 1880-1884.
How's that for dating a photo? If they were only all that easy! But
I was lucky not all of the book is online this part just happened to
A few weeks ago I was lucky enough to catch an offer from Spoonflower. They were putting out a new faux suede fabric and that day you could order a free 8 x 8 inch swatch of this fabric. I was pleased with the printing, the fabric was thinner than I imagined. I would love to do another project with them.