Anderson Pictures, Macoupin County IL
©1996



John C. Anderson Family

contributed by Bob Homer


(this is the family who lived in the John C. Anderson mansion now known as the Macoupin County Historical Society Museum)


(Click on each small picture to see the larger image)

Breckenridge,
The John C. Anderson Home
Copied from a small glass negative.
Maybe at the same time The portraits in 1915??

Carriage decorated
probably taken
July 4, @1900
Shown l to r
Mary Van (Polly)
Anderson and Perry
Anderson


Carriage decorated
probably taken
July 4, @1900
Standing l to r:
James C. Anderson (b1894),
Perry B Anderson (b1892),
Luciel Anderson (b 1889).
In carriage,
Mary Van (Polly) Anderson (b1897)


Fancy carriage w-kids
Decorated Horse and Surrey
Taken July 4, @1900
Picture not clear except believe child standing in
front part of surrey is probably Mary Van (Polly) Anderson, the young person
in seat is probably Perry Anderson.
Possibly lady in rear right
hand seat. Compare this photo which was a small glass negative found in 1978,
with separate photo of same horse and surrey with
4 children and possible
glimpse of John C. Anderson.


3 kids horse-carriage2
Donkey Cart & 3 Kids
Taken @ 1900 Believed to be left to r,
Luciel Anderson (b.1889),
Perry B. Anderson (b.1882)
And Mary Van Rensselaer
(Polly) Anderson (b. 1887)
2 exposures on small glass plates
- one is blurred

3kids horse-carriage
same as previous
- different take


James C. Anderson standing
James Crittenden Anderson
1894-1978
Standing pose using 8x10 glass negative
@1915

James C. Anderson
James Crittenden Anderson
1894-1978
Sitting pose using 8x10 glass negative
@1915

Rivers M Anderson seated
Rivers McNeill Anderson
1886-1963
Pose #1 looking ahead using 8x10 glass negative
@1915

Rivers M Anderson
Rivers McNeill Anderson
1886-1963
Taken @ 1915
Pose # 2 looking to left
Copied from 8x10 glass
negative

Seated man2
Rivers McNeill Anderson
1886-1963
Taken @ 1915
Pose # 3 looking to right
Copied from 8x10 glass negative

Seated man3
Perry Boddie Anderson
1892-1951
Pose #2 taken using glass negative @1915
Seated man
Perry Boddie Anderson
1892-1951
Pose #1 Taken on 8x10 glass negative @1915

Seated w-paper
John Malcolm Anderson, Esq
1882-1919 (died in flu epidemic)
Taken @1915
Copied from 8x10 glass negatives


Young child in rocker
Child in Rocking Chair
Believed to be Mary Van Rennsselaer
(Polly) Anderson (b.1877) Copied glass negative
@1900



Emily Jordan Anderson
Emily Kathryn Jordan
1897-1977
Pose with hat using
8x10 glass negative
@1915
Sister of Elizabeth Denby
Aunt of Anne Denby Michael



Emily Kathryn Jordan Anderson
1897-1977
Pose in "sailor" blouse
(not sailor but "Middy")
@1915
Aunt of Anne Denby
Michael



3Women outside
Three Ladies sitting/reclining on grass
Probably could have been taken about
1900 but none of faces resemble
The Anderson and the background
does not look like Breckenridge
(Anderson home).
Could it be a rail station out in the country?
Or other Anderson family?
Copied from a small glass negative

Woman w-horse
Young Woman With Donkey
Taken @ 1900 RM Homer's guess is of
Martha Rivers Anderson (B.1884-1920)
Died of TB




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