Friday, September 8, 2017

Daniel Philip Sink

Photographer: D. P. Sink
South Main St.
Vernon, Texas

Photographer: D. P. Sink
Vernon, Texas

Daniel Philip Sink
(26 Sep 1846 - 31 Jan 1931)

born in Davidson, NC
moved to Calvert, TX
1889 March
moved to Vernon, TX; opens photography studio in a tent in center town
1918 Jul 12
sells South Main studio to R. B. Clifton
moves to California, apparently does not go into business again
death in Los Angeles, CA

All data is from US Census, newspaper items. Find-A-Grave website and city directories

This cabinet card must have been finished between 1889 and 1918.

The bottom example was probably much later than the top example. Scalloped edges and pastel color mounting board did not become popular until around 1890-1900.

Vernon Record
12 Jul 1918

Vernon Record - 15 Feb 1918

Vernon Record
02 May 1919

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Here's the photographer's INDEX by name. Listed here are all the Cabinet Card photographers of the 19th century found in LOST GALLERY. This is a work in progress. For a look at the original postings go to LOST GALLERY.

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