Item Description: Antique Silver Gelatin Photograph Public Market Baseball team, c1910, photographer Henry James Seeley, Bridgeport, CT. (studio id lower right corner of mat paper.) Wood frame and glazed. 2lb
Seeley entered and left the military as a private. After mustering out of the military in 1865, he taught school in Carbondale, Illinois. He then went to Vermont to further his education and then had teaching stints in Rome (NY), Worcester, Fall River and Bridgewater (MA). In 1872 he moved to Bridgeport where he studied photography and finally settled down. He opened a photography studio there in 1872 at 922 Main Street. He spent the next forty-five years or more working as a photographer.
Approx. Measurements: Sheet 9.25 x 7.375 inches; frame 13.625 x 11.75 inches
Condition: Photo in very good apparent condition, not removed from frame. Some white spotting, insect holes to mat paper. Frame has display wear, chipping
Antique Photograph Public Market Baseball team, c1910 Henry James Seeley