Monthly Archives: September 2013

O’Where, O’Where in the World Might the Photographs Be?

Somewhere in the world are dramatic photographs of a costumed Edith Vail Ross from the summer of 1903. From her descriptions to her parents it seems that at least 5 maybe 6 dramatic and costumed photo scenes were made. From … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Paul! Alles Gute zum Geburtstag!

On September 9, 1875 Paul Josef Martin Eisler was born in Vienna, the second son to Sigmund and Fanni Eisler. Above is a picture of the Aspern Bridge as it appeared in the year of his birth in Vienna. So … Continue reading

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Decorations on the Death of a Pope, 1903

In July 1903 Pope Leo XIII died in Rome. The Catholic Cathedrals and Churches in New York City marked the occasion with special decorations and services. While Edith Vail Ross and Miss Schirmer were not of the Catholic faith they … Continue reading

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