Significant attic find of the skylight photography studio of James Ellery Hale. Mr. Hale was a photographer in Geneva, NY 1892-1920 and his studio was sealed away in the attic / studio for over 100 years. He took photos of Susan B. Anthony and other NY Women Suffragists of that era including Elizabeth “Libby” Smith Miller, Anne Fitzhugh Miller, etc. The collection includes Hand Painted Backdrops, Background Scenery, Hundreds of Photographs including some framed, New Old Stock Frames, Mr. Hale’s 2 Cameras, plus much more!!
You can view many publications written including The Smithsonian Magazine, CNN, Etc.. about this find, as well as photos, and audio on the Facebook page:
J.E. HALE / SUSAN B. ANTHONY COLLECTION.
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