PORTRAIT OF AN ELDERLY MAN IN FAYETTE, OHIO

This cabinet card photograph features a friendly looking elderly man. His countenance and expression exudes a certain softness. Not only does this gentleman look like a nice guy; he also has a fantastic beard which features no moustache or connecting sideburns. The photographer of this image is Charles Burr Marsh (1861-?). He was born in Michigan, and married in Ohio in 1887 to June White (1867-1933). He had studios in Fayette, Wauseon, and Galion, Ohio. In 1908 he became a charter member of the Professional Photographers Society of Ohio. He served as an officer of the organization. A 1915 issue of Erie Railroad Magazine indicates that Marsh also worked as a newspaper photographer. As of the date of this writing, the Cabinet Card Gallery has 3 other Burr Marsh images in it’s collection. This scalloped edged cabinet card is in very good condition (see scans).

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A MOST UNUSUAL BEARD IN FAYETTE, OHIO (1888)

The gentleman in this cabinet card photograph sports a very unusual beard. One could call this beard a “neck beard” because there is virtually no facial hair populating the beard. This image was photographed in 1888 by C. Burr Marsh in Fayette, Ohio. Other photographs by Marsh, as well as biographical information about him, can be found by clicking on this site’s category “Photographer: Marsh”.

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