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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Stern Woman and Bearded Man Tintype

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Number 2
Photo  2015-10-08 12.40.51
Type Tintype
Size 3.5″ x 2.5″
Est. Date 1860
Photographer
Dates in Bus.
Description Stern woman in print dress with ruffled collar cascading down front. Simple hairstyle with center part. Approx age 40 (b abt 1820)
Possibly Charlotte (Berry) Leeman (Lucinda’s mother) b. 1824
Olive (Chase) Beaman (Lucinda’s mother-in-law) b. 1811
Number 3
Photo  Bearded Man
Type Tintype
Size 3.5″ x 2.5″
Est. Date 1860
Photographer
Dates in Bus.
Description Bearded man in suit coat, vest and collarless shirt. Approx age 40 (b. abt 1820)
Possibly John Leeman (Lucinda’s father) b. abt 1815
John Beaman (Lucinda’s father-in-law) b. abt 1811

 

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Young man and Mother Tintype

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Number 1
Photo  2015-10-04 16.56.19
Type Tintype
Size 3.5″ x 2.5″
Est. Date 1870
Photographer  unknown
Dates in Bus.  unknown
Description Young man (~10, b abt. 1860) standing with hand on sitting woman’s (~ age 30, b. abt 1840) shoulder. He is wearing short trousers. She is all in black with her elbow resting on a round skirted table.
Possibly Lucinda’s first husband, Thomas W Beaman (~1856-1893). He is the father of Bessie (Beaman) Corliss and  son of
Elizabeth “Bessie” Beaman (~1839-1904)

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