The Glass of Fashion and the Mould of Form

I couldn’t resist purchasing this carte de visite.  After all, Charles and Eliza Nestel were from my hometown, Fort Wayne, Indiana.  They are buried in Lindenwood Cemetery, also the resting place of my Great Grandparents, Chester and Grace Shenfeld. The cdv photographer, Norval Busey, opened his Baltimore, Maryland studio on Charles Street, in 1870, when … More The Glass of Fashion and the Mould of Form