Photo Medallion (Archive Image #3287B)

6″ celluloid over tin button (“medallion”) produced by the Columbia Medallion Co in the early-1900s. This medallion was intentionally darkened by Columbia in order to hide the baby’s father who was crouched down to the left. A second photo in our collection clearly showing the father can be viewed [ here ]. If you are logged into your Archive account you will be taken directly to the image *** If you are not yet a member and would like access to our entire collection [ please subscribe here ].

Photo 2 of 2, St. Louis Boy (Blog Exclusive)

Close-up view of the St. Louis boy, quarter-plate daguerreotype, circa 1855.
Another post mortem photo of this same boy, a full-length shot of him on a covered table, can be viewed in our members section, here: Image #3278 (Archive membership required, see link below).

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Stained Glass Window, Sisters with Same Name (Archive Images #3262 & #1816)

Stained glass memorial window dedicated to the memory of two sisters that were given identical names.

The window is (or was) located at Laurel Hill Cemetery in Philadelphia where they were buried, however in 1858 the girls were moved to Woodlands Cemetery, Philadelphia, for some unknown reason.

Two post mortem daguerreotypes can be seen at the link below. You must be an Archive member to view them.

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