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Gallery view

1927

Blackington, Alton H.

George F. Stone, the man who made his own coffin Stone at a gas station, pouring water into his car's radiator

Barre (Vt.) - From a series of images relating to a feature story on a man who made his own coffin, sleeps in coffin, suicide.

Alton H. Blackington Collection

1925

Blackington, Alton H.

Young girl with just-picked strawberries

Massachusetts - Image of a young girl holding two quart-sized boxes of strawberries; photo likely taken in Massachusetts.

Alton H. Blackington Collection

1923

Blackington, Alton H.

Special Officer Jack Flavin: portrait in uniform

Boston (Mass.) - From series of images of Special police officer, some taken at Hamilton Place (Blackington's photographic studio and news service was located at 9 Hamilton Place).

Alton H. Blackington Collection

1931 July

Blackington, Alton H.

Sinclair Lewis (2nd from left) and guests, seated on the patio

South Pomfret (Vt.) - From a series of images of New England characters.

Alton H. Blackington Collection

1929 Sept.

Blackington, Alton H.

Cleo the monkey

Augusta (Me.) - From a series of images of Arthur Clark, his wife Tryphena, and Cleo the Globetrotting monkey; the Clarks had traveled 20,000 around the world with Cleo in tow, carrying her own passport (see article in Boston Globe Oct. 6, 1929, where Clark is described as an artist and author of New York City): close-up of Cleo.

Alton H. Blackington Collection

1934

Blackington, Alton H.

Young child by the beach

Massachusetts - Image of a young girl wrapping a paper sheet around her: original sleeve labeled "bathing Thereas Huntley Hilda Kempton" [sic]; photo possibly taken in Massachusetts.

Alton H. Blackington Collection

1931

Blackington, Alton H.

George Willey, the one-man band, with harmonica and megaphone

Sutton (N.H.) - From a series of photos of George F. Willey, "musician, old man of No. Sutton, N.H. 86, a Civil War drummer boy all set to pound out a little jazz on his one man band."

Alton H. Blackington Collection

1925

Blackington, Alton H.

Mouse: feature story on Muskeget Island

Muskeget Island (Mass.) - Image of two taxidermy mice taken from Muskeget Island. The mice had once been "excessively numerous, but had been hunted to extinction by cats.

Alton H. Blackington Collection

1920

Blackington, Alton H.

Charles P. Steinmetz

Massachusetts - Copy print of autographed 3/4 length studio portrait.

Alton H. Blackington Collection