Peter and Sarah Ann (Leeman) Murray photographed by J.B. Wallace

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Number # 12
Photo  2015-10-13 17.10.39
Type Cabinet Card
Size 6.5″ x 4.5″”
Est. Date 1886
Photographer J.B. Wallace Main Street, North End, St. John. N.B.
Dates in Bus. 1884 found in city directory at this address. Other photos from this photographer were CdV’s so they are probably older than this one
Description Seated man and full pose woman with painted backdrop. Off white card stock (popular 1866-1880) with no border. Same backdrop as the photo of the woman by the gate, a CdV by the same photographer. Straw on the floor
IDENTIFIED Peter Murray b. 1851 would be about 35 years old, his wife
Sarah Ann (Leeman) Murray b. 1852 would be about 34 years old.

 

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Two Moncton Photographs by C. E. Northrup Cabinet Cards

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Number #13 – Man with large, dark mustache
Photo  2015-10-12 12.51.32
Type Cabinet Card
Size 6.5″ x 4.5″
Est. Date 1885
Photographer C. E. Northrup Moncton, N.B.
Dates in Bus. 1876- ?
Description Vignetted head shot of man with large, dark mustache. Approx age 40 (b. abt. 1845) Off white card stock with no border (popular 1866-1880). Gold beveled edge (popular 1885-1892). Blank back.
Possible individual  Alexander (b. 1844) or Ansley (b. 1848) Leeman, Lucinda’s older brothers
Number #14 – Children on an Eastlake Chair
Photo  2015-10-12 12.54.10 2015-10-12 12.55.01
Type Cabinet Card
Size 6.5″ x 4.5″
Est. Date 1890
Photographer C. E. Northrup Moncton, N.B.
Dates in Bus. 1876- ?
Description Seated boy? (approx age 4, b. abt. 1886) in white dress with black stockings. Full posed girl (approx age 7, b. abt 1883)  in white dress, black stockings and long hair. She is wearing a corsage and holding a bouquet. Props include an ornate, Eastlake chair (popular from 1870-1890) and painted back drop. White cardstock with no border. Back of card is elaborate.
Possible Individuals Ethel b. 1883 and John Herbert b. 1886 Leeman children of John Arthur and Marilla (Taylor) Leeman and Lucinda’s niece and nephew.

Identical card stock and logo used for this photo identified by owner as 1889-1890 Click here to see similar photo by same photographer on Ancestry.com

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Man with a cravat pin photographed by McLean’s

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Number 11
Photo 2015-10-10 16.17.42 2015-10-10 16.18.08
Type CdV
Size 2.5″ x 4″
Est. Date 1882
Photographer McLean’s 34 Charlotte St, St. John, New Brunswick
Dates in Bus. Jas. R. McLean Photographer found in directory at this address – 1882, 1883, 1885;
Description Oval matted portrait of man (approx age 30, b. abt. 1852) with a lion shaped cravat pin and a wool jacket. Mounted on pink card with no border. Back logo has “camera & Cherub” ( popular abt 1865), Ornate groundwork with bilateral avoid (popular abt 1865)
Possible Identity  Thomas W. Beaman b. 1857

 

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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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Woman with a book photographed by John Salmon

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Number 10
Photo  2015-10-09 07.30.23
Type CdV
Size 2.5″ x 4″
Est. Date 1880
Photographer John Salmon Photographer, Orange Cor., Portland >Copying and Enlarging a Specialty
Dates in Bus. Moved from King Street to Orange Corner after the 1877 fire
Description Seated woman with a book (approx age 25 b. abt 1855), Painted backdrop and ornate furnishings. Plain card, no border, white. Photographer’s name has larger typeset with four lines
Possible Identity
(1) link to other photos by same photographer with same props and backdrop
Similar photo Titled “A Pretty North End Girl” using same table and chair props

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Uniformed Man Tintype

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Number 7
Photo  Uniformed Man
Type Tintype
Size 3.5″ x 2.5″
Est. Date 1870
Photographer
Dates in Bus.
Description Uniformed man (approx age 25 b. abt 1845) with thin mustache. Prop – wooden chair. Number on hat 3085
Possibly  Charles H. Thurston b. 1874; He was a motorman for the Boston Transit Authority. Although the birth dates are off the uniform looks similar to this undated photo from the Boston Transit Archive.


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Large Family Group Tintype

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Number 4
Photo 2015-10-08 19.50.27
Type Tintype
Size 3.5″ x 2.5″
Est. Date 1870
Photographer
Dates in Bus.
Description Father (approx age 30) and three daughters (approx ages 12 standing b. abt 1858; 10 sitting b. abt 1860; 3 sitting in father’s lap b. abt 1867
Possibly
Number 5
Photo  2015-10-08 19.51.45
Type Tintype
Size 3.5″ x 2.5″
Est. Date 1870
Photographer
Dates in Bus.
Description Mother (approx age 30, b. abt 1840) with baby on her lap (approx age 6 mos. B. 1870)
Possibly
Number 6
Photo  2015-10-08 19.52.27
Type Tintype
Size 3.5″ x 2.5″
Est. Date 1870
Photographer
Dates in Bus.
Description Entire family from photos #4 & 5; Father has on a hat
Possibly

 

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