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Black store, copy from map

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-4050.jpg
Date: 1855
Photographed from 1855 "Map of Media", location found on this map. Also called Nelling & Sons Grocery and Dry Goods Store. Black and Nelling both owned property at the northeast corner of State St. and Veterans Sq.

Delaware County Court House and jail, copy from map

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-4059-1.jpg
Date: 1855
Photographed from 1855 "Map of Media." Photograph used in the book Twice Adopted, by "En Quad" [Thomas R. Vernon]. Media, Pa.: Cooper & Vernon, Publishers, 1898, facing page 8. This novel tells the story of two adopted children in Media who grow up…

Charter House, D. R. Hawkins, Proprietor. Copy from map

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-4070.jpg
Date: 1855
Photographed from 1855 "Map of Media." Photograph used in the book Twice Adopted, by "En Quad" [Thomas R. Vernon]. Media, Pa.: Cooper & Vernon, Publishers, 1898, facing page 129. This novel tells the story of two adopted children in Media who grow up…

Row on South Ave.

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-4171-1.jpg
Date: 1855
Photographed from 1855 "Map of Media." This is the west side of South Ave., between Jasper St. and Front St. Photograph used in the book Twice Adopted, by "En Quad" [Thomas R. Vernon]. Media, Pa.: Cooper & Vernon, Publishers, 1898, facing page 16.…

Horne, Stephen, copy

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

Horne, flowers, wet plate

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-4096.jpg
Address: Not Known
Date: 1867-1877
Probably flowers for the funeral of one of the photographer's grandparents or parents. "Wet plate" refers to the photographic process used to capture the image. This is possibly a copy from a tintype.

Horne, Stephen, and Martha, copy of photograph

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-5265-2.jpg
Date: 1880
The photographer's maternal grandparents

Appleton, Joseph Wharton, copy

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

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.

Horne, Martha P., grandmother, copy

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

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.

Darby Friends School

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-5261-1.jpg
Date: 1888
This school was located adjacent to the Darby Friends' Cemetery. The building is now gone, but the stuccoed wall and gateway remain (2018). A boy, probably Harry Appleton, the photographer's son, poses in the picture.

Appleton, Harry, on stoop

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

Cat in yard

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-5706.jpg
Location: Media (Pa.)
Date: 1888 (circa)
Probably an Appleton family pet.

Pratt's apple tree

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-4143-2.jpg
Address: Not Known
Date: 1888-11-22
Probably Media

Wilkinson, Mary

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.

Haddock, Charles, hand press

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-4099.jpg
Date: 1888-11-30
Possibly at office of Delaware County American. Charles Haddock was Deborah Appleton's brother.

Whitaker, George, 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.

Whitaker, George, and Elmer

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.

Whitaker, George, and Elmer

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.

Dog, Grover Pierce

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-4144.jpg
Address: Not Known
Date: 1888-12-25

Leedom children, boy

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