Sunday, July 1, 2012

1898 Photograph of Arthur Masters; Ithaca, New York studio

Photograph dated 1 August 1898 of a young man identified on the reverse as Arthur Masters.  The photograph was taken by the McGilvery studio of Ithaca, New York.

I found a couple possibilities for an Arthur Masters in New York, but this fellow might have been an out-of-stater attending Cornell University.  

There was an Arthur Masters who studied Engineering at Cornell around this time.  He was later a salesman for the H. B. Smith Co., a manufacturer of heating and ventilating equipment.

If you have recognize this young man from your family research, please leave a comment or contact me directly.

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