When Every Photograph Was Precious

daguerrotypes xxv March 19, 1903 v3Most of us have boxes (and hard drives) stuffed with images of our loved ones, so we tend to undervalue our photographs. This item from the “Household Matters” section of the March 19, 1903 edition of The Chatham Record hints at how novel and fragile these family images were to turn-of-the-century folks.

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