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Posted 6 years ago

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We found 3 of these same prints very light i work on then, no men look like anyone from are family. But with 3 prints maybe friends are family had a guy with a camera 1897 and he made prints this years that way we have 3 of this one,. What year do you all think?

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  1. stefdesign stefdesign, 6 years ago
    I think the first two photos were taken in the early 20th century.. around 1910-1915.
  2. vetraio50 vetraio50, 6 years ago
    The woman in photo two is wearing a boater with a ribbon "USS CONSTELLATION" (?) and they are photographed in front of a sidewheeler paddle called "Cumberland" or could it be "Chamberlain"?
    Wikipedia says:
    After being used as a practice ship for Naval Academy midshipmen, Constellation became a training ship in 1894 for the Naval Training Center in Newport, Rhode Island where she helped train more than 60,000 recruits during World War I.

    To my eye the people in photo are brothers and sisters. I suspect the woman on the left in photo 2 is there in photo 3 too.
    Look at the impossibly thin waist on the girl on the right in photo 2!
  3. filmnet filmnet, 6 years ago
    Very possible from Salem Ma, they had a seaport which was the first in USA , not very deep, so after the clipper ships stopped going around the world. They were the last ship going to Salem 1890s, possibly this ship would take you to Boston south 15 miles or north to Maine 30 miles. These paddle boat used steam correct? I thought the men shot was possible at a golf course but the guys are dressed up?
  4. filmnet filmnet, 6 years ago
    First one could be golf Caddies?

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