Mystery on a Horse

Mystery on a Horse

Dapple Gray with Unknown Rider
This photograph was found between pieces of sheet music, collected by my grandfather, Donald C. Minor, in the first half of the 20th century. It appears to be a poor copy of either a Carte De Visite or an early Cabinet card. The hat, sideburns and shirt will likely provide clues for dating. At this point, however, I am only able to surmise that this portrait is of a Minor, proudly showing off a favorite horse.

3 thoughts on “Mystery on a Horse

  1. John & I both are sure the man on the horse is John Pierson Minor. It was taken on the farm. John identified the location at once.

    • That is awesome news!! I will update the post shortly to reflect that ID!! Yay! One family photograph mystery solved. Thanks for your help!

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