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I am presently offering, in separate auctions, a number of old and interesting photos from a New Hartford, Connecticut collection belonging to the family of Frank L. Whitney, who died at Winsted Hospital in 1940. According to some family genealogy papers, Frank was born in 1861, a son to Samuel Whitney and Abbie Crofts, of Sanford, New York. He was married to Minnie Towslee, and they had a son named Guy Frank Whitney who attended Worcester Academy and Cornell University, and later lived in Collinsville, Connecticut. I have recently listed some items from this collection, and will continue to do so in the future. Original photographs and real photo postcards are often historical and rare one-of-a-kind images which freeze that long ago moment in time for the benefit of future generations.
from the Whitney Collection is a vintage and original matted photograph depicting an old residential home with contrasting fences in front, and a man working on the roof. On verso is written in period ink, Stone House, New Hartford (Connecticut).
circa early 1900s
7.625” x 4.5” on a gold beveled 8” x 5” mat
nice with modest wear and patina
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“New Hartford is a town in Litchfield County, Connecticut, United States. The population was 6,088 at the 2000 census. The town center is also defined by the U.S. Census Bureau as a census-designated place (CDP). The town is mainly a rural community consisting of farms, homes, and parks.”
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