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Ed. Miller, conductor of Pennsylvania Railroad's first train into West Chester

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-04005.jpg
Date: 1858-11-11
Either 1854 or 1858. Copy of original photo; source not noted

Stephen Horne, copy

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-4094.jpg
Date: 1860 (circa)
The photographer's grandfather. Copy is from a daguerreotype.

Isaac Haldeman, President, First National Bank of Media, 1864-1878

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-17001.jpg
Location: Media (Pa.)
Date: 1870 (circa)
Haldeman was the first president of the bank, which was founded in 1864. Photograph is of an engraving and heavily retouched. This portrait and others decorated the bank's board room (see P-17026).

Stephen and Martha Horne

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-5265-2.jpg
Date: 1880
The photographer's maternal grandparents. This is a copy of an old photograph.

Daniel Rice of Rice’s Restaurant

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-01143.jpg
Date: 1880
Tintype of the restauranteur as a boy

Rev. Griffith, wet plate

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-4086.jpg
Address: Not Known
Date: 1880 (circa)
Probably Rev. T. M. Griffith, listed as pastor of the Methodist Episcopal Church in 1885 Media Directory. “Wet plate” refers to the photographic process used to capture the image.

Joseph Wharton Appleton, copy

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-4004.jpg
Date: 1880 (circa)
The photographer's father

Martha P. Horne, grandmother, copy

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-4091.jpg
Date: 1880 (circa)
The photographer's grandmother. Copy is from a daguerreotype.

Thomas J. Haldeman, President, First National Bank of Media 1878-1894

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-17002.jpg
Location: Media (Pa.)
Date: 1880 (circa)
Heavily retouched photograph. This portrait and others decorated the bank's board room (see P-17026).

Appleton's "First photo", of Harry and Deborah Appleton

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-5237-1.jpg
Date: 1888
The photographer's wife and son.

Harry Appleton, on stoop

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-5704.jpg
Location: Media (Pa.)
Date: 1888 (circa)
The photographer's son

Mary Wilkinson

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-4225.jpg
Date: 1888-11-28
Mary was daughter of Sarah and Edgar Wilkinson; Sarah (or Sallie) was Deborah Appleton's sister.

George Whitaker and baby

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-4239.jpg
Location: Appleton Studio
Date: 1888-12-10
Media 1897 directory lists George E. Whitaker, printer, h 428 E. Franklin. Perhaps he worked with Stephen Appleton at the Delaware County American.

George Whitaker and Elmer Whitaker

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-4240-1.jpg
Location: Appleton Studio
Date: 1888-12-10
Media 1897 directory lists George E. Whitaker, printer, h 428 E. Franklin. Perhaps he worked with Stephen Appleton at the Delaware County American. Elmer is probably George's son.

George Whitaker and Elmer Whitaker

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-4240-2.jpg
Location: Appleton Studio
Date: 1888-12-10
Media 1897 directory lists George E. Whitaker, printer, h 428 E. Franklin. Perhaps he worked with Stephen Appleton at the Delaware County American. Elmer is probably his son.

Leedom children, boy

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-4107-1.jpg
Location: Appleton Studio
Date: 1888-12-29

Leedom children, boy

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-4107-2.jpg
Location: Appleton Studio
Date: 1888-12-29

Leedom children, girl

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-4107-3.jpg
Location: Appleton Studio
Date: 1888-12-29
Possibly Ethel Leedom; see AP-5767 and AP-5768-1 and -2.

Stephen H. Appleton, on rocks outdoors

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-4028.jpg
Address: Not Known
Date: 1889 (circa)
Probably along Ridley Creek near Media. AP-4221 is same location.

Alfred Appleton, on fence outdoors

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-4029.jpg
Date: 1889 (circa)
The photographer's son

Wright's baby

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-4237.jpg
Date: 1889-01-19
Baby is posed in chair in front of an array of potted plants.

James Haddock and Elwood (or Ellwood) Haddock

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-5072.jpg
Date: 1889-11-30
Deborah Appleton's father James and brother Ellwood. This is probably an 1889 copy of an older photo.

Stephen H. Appleton as Worshipful Master, 1890

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-4011-1.jpg
Location: Media (Pa.)
Date: 1890
Worshipful Master is a Masonic Lodge position.

Stephen H. Appleton as Worshipful Master, 1890

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-4011-2.jpg
Location: Media (Pa.)
Date: 1890
Worshipful Master is a Masonic Lodge position.