Thursday, May 20, 2010

Correct color on your precious photographs


This photo was taken several years ago with film that caused the picture to develop in red. I can correct color. Remove a color cast. Adjust the brightness and contrast. Remove spots, scratches and noise. The crop and sharpen slightly the final image.


Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Bishop Reunion, Aug. 9, 1916


Oodles of ancestors. This wonderful picture of the Bishop family reunion was found in an antique store in Michigan. On the back written in pencil is written 'Bishop reunion, Aug. 9, 1916'. I would be very excited if someone from the Bishop family or decedents were find this picture.

Size 10 x 12 inches. A scrape on the bottom and a few spots on the back, otherwise in excellent condition.

If you are interested in this photo, it's listed at my store www.restoredmemories.etsy.com or just leave a comment.

Sunday, May 16, 2010

Yach, Krause and Zander



These lovely ladies I found in an antique store in Michigan. On the back tell us who they were written in ink
Grandma Yach
" Krause
Aunt Emily Zander
On the front show photographer W.J. Emhuff, Detroit. What a wonderful find for this family genealogist.

Size 5 1\4 x 7 1\4 inches. There is tare on left side, spots and scratches as usual for a photo of this age.

If you are interested in this photo. It's listed at my store http://www.blujay.com/?page=ad&adid=3769474&cat=7090400

Grandma Emma Soper



This could be someones Great Great Grandmother or Aunt. Her name is written on the front and back in pencil Emma Soper and Grandma Soper. There is other writing on the back. It's hard to read but looks like this photo may have been used to create a colored portrait . I can faintly tell on the back is the words crayons, make the eyes blue, make good.

Size 4 1\4 x 6 1\2 inches. The photo is in very good condition. The card frame is dirty and has 2 tiny holes on the top.

If this lady belongs to your family and you are interested. She is listed at my store http://www.blujay.com/?page=ad&adid=3768562&cat=7090400

LaFranice brothers



This one just sold! 5-19-2010

These 3 must be brothers. On the back lists their names written in ink. Don't you just love their mustaches?
Adolphus LaFranice
David LaFranice
Louis LaFranice
On the front shows photographer Miller Bros, Bay City, Mich.

Size 4 1\4 X 6 1\2 inches. Dirty and a bit scuffed up. This should be a wonderful fine for the family genealogist.

If you are interested in this photo, use the link to my store at restoredmemories.etsy.com or leave a comment.

Saturday, May 15, 2010

Photo collage

I been away for a while working on this collage and photo for my grandson's graduation. It was fun to create. We are very proud of his achievements and we support him on his continuing education and success. Congratulation Shawn, we love you!



Saturday, May 8, 2010

Donald A. French


This is Donald A. French, aged 9 years, 11 months. I found him in an antique store in Michigan. On the back his name is written in ink. On the front is photographer 'David Studio, Lapeer, Mich."

Size 5 x 8 1\2 inches. Dirty and spotty on front and back as you can see from the photo. If you are interested in this photo, it's listed on my store RestoredMemories.etsy.com or just leave a comment.

Wednesday, May 5, 2010

Boucher family-Oscar Boucher and Aunt Jennie and Elaine Boucher


I found these 2 pictures in the same box in an antique store in Michigan. On the back written in ink is "Oscar Boucher" and "Aunt Jennie and Elaine Boucher". On the front of Oscar Boucher has photographer 'Marks, 207 Center Ave, Bay City, Mich."

Size Oscar Boucher 5 1\4 x 7 1\4 inches, Aunt Jennie and Elaine Boucher 8 x 10 inches. Conditions both have scratches and a bit scuffed up. Aunt Jennie photo has a missing top left corner. It was torn and is taped as you can see in the photograph.

If these people belong to your family and are interested in them. They are listed on my store Restoredmemories.etsy.com or leave a comment on this blog.

Saturday, May 1, 2010

The Palmer family




I found these 3 photos of the Palmer family in the same box at an antique store in Michigan. Take the years 1906 and 1907. The photographer is from Howard City, Mich. On the back written in pencil all in the same handwriting identifies:
Leon Alvin Palmer, age 2 yrs, 1 mo, 26 days
Leonard Roy Palmer, age, 8 mos, 1 day
Bertha Palmer
This is priceless for the Palmer family genealogist. Sizes are 5 X 6 1\4 inches, 4 1\4 X 6 1\4 inches and 5 X 7 inches.

Find them at my store, www.restoredmemories.etsy.com or post a comment

Uncle Marvin Person, Grandma Kingsmans brother

5-6-2010 These ancestors found their home. Someone in the Person's family purchased these. I know they will be loved and cared for.

These 5 photos are mounted in 3 old photo pages ripped out of a photograph album. All 5 were found in the same box at an antique store in Michigan. Only 1 photo has identification written in ink is
the name "Uncle
Marvin Persons,
Grandma
Kingsman's brother".
This is very valuable
information for this
family's genealogist.
The other 4 photos
must be related as
being from the same
photo album.

Size of the 3 pages 5 x 5 3\4 inches
. Stained, spotted and torn. These
photos are very old.

Please email me if you are
interested in these photos.
Restoredmemories2009@yahoo.com.
They are listed at my store
www.restoredmemories.etsy.com.

The Knaggs family - Lapeer Michigan


This is a treasure trove for the Knaggs or Knagg family. I found these all in the same box at an antique store in Michigan. If someone found my ancestors pictures like this I would be excited to no end.

On the backs list these names:
Mr & Mrs Knaggs, Burt & Fred
Grandpa K and Aunt Rachel
To: Thos Knaggs, Lapeer, Mich
Aunt Minnie
Aunt Minnie in center
Minnie Campbell, Bert & James
Mrs Burt Knaggs

Sizes:
2 photos 10 x 12 inches
1 photo 6 x 8 inches
5 photos 4 1\4 x 6 1\2 inches.

It would be wonderful to find the family they belong with. Please email me if you are interest in this family. They are also listed at my store http://www.etsy.com/listing/73681457/knaggs-family-lapeer-michigan-8