Gallery view

1925

Blackington, Alton H.

Leonard Craske

Rockport (Mass.) - Image of sculptor (of Gloucester fisherman's memorial, among others) seated on a dock with a view camera.

Alton H. Blackington Collection

1925

Blackington, Alton H.

Helen M. Murdoch Seated at her work table

Boston (Mass.) - From a series of images of New England characters. Murdoch was an early female aviator as well as an accomplished early color photographer (like Blackington). Boston Public Library and other records show that she worked with autochrome.

Alton H. Blackington Collection

1930

Blackington, Alton H.

Arthur Saltmarsh Dockham

Boston (Mass.) - Image of Arthur Dockham wearing a fedora and smoking a pipe; probably Arthur S. Dockham, Harvard class of 1909, and a photographer who later moved to California.

Alton H. Blackington Collection

1930

Blackington, Alton H.

Raymond E. Hanson: portrait with fedora and cigar

Boston (Mass.) - Studio portrait of noted photographer.

Alton H. Blackington Collection

1927

Blackington, Alton H.

Edwin Hale Lincoln Studio portrait, bust

Massachusetts - From a series of images of New England characters.

Alton H. Blackington Collection

1929

Blackington, Alton H.

Jack Dixon (left) and unidentified colleague posed with their Graflex cameras

Boston (Mass.) - Image of press photographers, arm in arm, holding their cameras.

Alton H. Blackington Collection

1930

Blackington, Alton H.

Franklin I. Jordan, photographer: midnight party

Boston (Mass.) - From a series of images of Jordan; Jordan was a well known Boston photographer and stalwart member of the Boston Camera Club. Photos perhaps taken in Boston and possibly taken by Jordan during the period 1928-1930.

Alton H. Blackington Collection

1926

Blackington, Alton H.

George S. Akasu (left) and unidentified man standing on a rocky shore

Marblehead (Mass.) - Japanese-American amateur photographer active in the 1910s and 20s. Harvard University's Fine Art Library holds a large album of nearly 500 of his photographs. He received various awards for his photography in 1922 and 1923 from the Photographer's Guild of Boston and the Pictorial Photographers of America. Photo possibly taken in Marblehead.

Alton H. Blackington Collection

1929 Sept. 28

Blackington, Alton H.

Jack Dixon, photojournalist, with his Graflex camera

Boston (Mass.) - Image of press photographer with fedora and pipe, posed with the tools of his trade.

Alton H. Blackington Collection

1929

Blackington, Alton H.

Jack Dixon (left) and unidentified colleague posed with their Graflex cameras

Boston (Mass.) - Image of press photographers, arm in arm, holding their cameras.

Alton H. Blackington Collection