Daniel Philip Sink
(26 Sep 1846 - 31 Jan 1931)
born in Davidson, NC
moved to Calvert, TX
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.