Photos of Frey Thole and Joe Thole - about 1865 -70
My grandmothers parents came from the German - Cincinnati community, and moved to Chicago in about 1870.In my great-grandmothers photoalbum are, in addition to family pictures, some pictures of what I assume were friends and acquaintences.The names were recorded by my ggm. I date the pictures to about 1865 based on "Collectors Guide to Early Photographs" by O.Henry Mace.
The picture of Frey Thole is a portrait of a woman in her twenties.Photograph by J.H. Meyer no. 465 Vine st. Cincinnati, perhaps about 1870.
The picture of Joe Thole shows a young man standing in front of a background scene, with hand on a chair.Photo by Applegate,10 & 12 5th street Cincinnati. This picture is a bit older than 1870.
Finally there is a picture of an older woman, perhaps in her sixties, labled by my Great-grandmother as "Mrs Thole". Since my ggm was a contemporary of Frey and Joe Thole, I would assume that Mrs Thole was perhaps their mother.
Perhaps Frey is Frieda.
I would be interested to know of any other photo-albums from this area and time, and in comparing images and names.