Alan Mays' photos with the identified

Garden of the Gods, Colorado, 1914 (Cropped)

Garden of the Gods, Colorado, 1914 (Cropped)
For more information, see the full version of this real photo postcard.
Added on May  5, 2018

Garden of the Gods, Colorado, 1914

Garden of the Gods, Colorado, 1914
A photo of donkey rides for the Vintage Photos Theme Park.

Printed on the back of this souvenir real photo postcard: "Paul Goerke & Son, Manitou, Colo. Duplicates 10 cents each. Order by number on the picture."

Handwritten note on the back: "Mr. and Mrs…
Added on May  5, 2018

An "Ugly" Postcard from Amanda Ench

An "Ugly" Postcard from Amanda Ench
Handwritten on the back of this real photo postcard: "Mrs. Mace, you said when we were over [that] you only get ugly post cards, and I said I have a few I will send you, and now here they are, from your friend, Amanda Ench."

Although Amanda Ench jokes ab…
Added on September 25, 2013

Rhoda

Rhoda
For this photo, see the full cabinet card (above), a cropped version, and a close-up of the inset photo.

Photographer: Beals, 23 Douglas Ave., Elgin, Ills.
Added on January 11, 2012

Count and Countess Magri

Count and Countess Magri
The Italian Count Primo Magri married Lavinia Warren, who was the widow of General Tom Thumb, in 1885.
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For the back of this photo, see Count and Countess Magri (Back) (below, left). For more information about Lavinia Warren and her first husband, see Mr…
Added on March 30, 2012

Frank Meger's Miniature Masquerade Ball

Frank Meger's Miniature Masquerade Ball
For this cabinet card, see the front, a cropped version, a detail showing a close-up of the lyre and Miniature Masquerade Ball, and the back (thumbnail images for each of these are below).



Unfortunately, I have not been able to locate any additio…
Added on December 20, 2011

The Triplet Children of J. M. and Emma C. Tracey

The Triplet Children of J. M. and Emma C. Tracey
Although this photo was in poor shape when I bought it and required significant touch-up to make the image somewhat more visible for posting, I thought that the appeal for assistance printed on the back of the card made it worthwhile. I did some searching…
Added on August  3, 2011

John W. Taylor, After a Hard Day's Work, Clarksburg, WV, 1921

John W. Taylor, After a Hard Day's Work, Clarksburg, WV, 1921
Handwritten on the back of this real photo postcard: "John W. Taylor after a hard day's work, July 27, 1921, Clarksburg, W.Va., 633 Dale Ave."
Added on September 25, 2013

Earl Is as Naughty as He Can Be

Earl Is as Naughty as He Can Be
This real photo postcard doesn't bear a stamp, postmark, or date but was addressed to: "Mrs. Daniel Ohlinger. From Mrs. Edwin Ohlinger."

Handwritten message on back: "Dear Mother, We are all well at present, hoping this card will find you all the same. E…
Added on August 22, 2013

Orville Mellis, Lincoln Impersonator, Decatur, Illinois, 1938

Orville Mellis, Lincoln Impersonator, Decatur, Illinois, 1938
Handwritten on back of photo: "Orville Mellis, Decatur, Illinois, 1938, Lincoln impersonator."

Reminiscent of Alexander Gardner's photo showing Allan Pinkerton, President Lincoln, and Maj. Gen John A. McClernand posed in front of a tent on the Antietam,…
Added on September 25, 2013