Two Women Photographed by J. B. Wallace Carte de Visite

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Number 8
Photo  2015-10-09 07.31.12
Type Carte de Visite
Size 3.5″ x 2.5″
Est. Date 1884-86
Photographer  J. B. Wallace, photographer, Main Street, Portland, N.B.; rubber stamped on back
Dates in Bus.  Found in St. John directory at this address in 1884
Description Vignetted head shot > 1-1/4″ x 1-1/2″ (popular 1866-1870) of woman with dark curly hair and white cap. (Approx age 25 making b. abt. 1859.) Plain card, no border, black on front, white on back.
Possible individual  My cousin descended from Lucinda’s sister, Sarah Ann (Leeman) Murray, has a copy of this photo also.
Number 9
Photo  2015-10-09 07.31.36
Type Carte de Visite
Size 3.5″ x 2.5″
Est. Date 1884-86
Photographer  J. B. Wallace, photographer, Main Street, Portland, N.B.; rubber stamped on back
Dates in Bus.  Found in St. John directory at this address in 1884
Description Woman (approx age 30, b. abt. 1854) standing at the gate with painted backdrop (popular 1867 and on). She is wearing a dark,  bustled skirt with flowers on the waistband. There is straw on the floor. Plain card, no border, black on front, white on back.
Possible Individual Lucinda Leeman born in 1866

Identical backdrop used in photo of Peter and Sarah Ann (Leeman) Murray photo by same photographer on a cabinet card Click here to compare

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