Re-Viewing the Past: Wordless Wednesday

Stuck between some sheet music bearing my grandfather's signature was a photograph. ¬†A faded copy of a copy, it depicted a mid-19th century cane-carrying gentleman astride a large dapple gray horse. ¬†Establishing provenance of the photograph is almost impossible, but the copy appears to have been among Donald Minor's possessions, which were then stored by … Continue reading Re-Viewing the Past: Wordless Wednesday

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 … Continue reading Mystery on a Horse