Sunday, April 14, 2019

Harry Linfield Perkins



photographer: Perkins
311 Baltimore st
Baltimore, MD

reverse of cabinet card on the left

Harry Linfield Perkins
(1853 - 1921)

Sources: US census, Baltimore, MD, city directories, Baltimore city records. All locations are in Baltimore, MD, unless otherwise noted.

Most records show Harry LINFIELD Perkins and Palmer LENFIELD Perkins

1850 Jul 1850

US census Palmer Lenfield Perkins as Daguerreotypist
1853 Nov
Harry Linfield Perkins is born in Baltimore, MD to Palmer Lenfield Perkins and Katherine Adams Tomlinson
1858
Baltimore Sun small ad, Harry Perkins’ father, Palmer Lenfield Perkins as photographer at 99 and 101 Baltimore st; Harry is four years old
1860
US census Harry Perkins’ father, Palmer Lenfield Perkins as daguerreotypist
1863
city directory Harry Perkins’ father, Palmer Lenfield Perkins as photographer at 99 and 207 Baltimore

1872
city directory Harry Perkins as photographer at 207 Baltimore; his father Palmer is listed as photographer at 205 Baltimore
1872 - 1880
city directory Harry Perkins as photographer at 207 w Baltimore
1880
US census Palmer as photographer, res 473 Mulberry; Harry was not found in the 1880 census but the 1880 city directory says the studio was at 207 w Baltimore and residence is 473 Mulberry; why he is not listed on same page as his father is unknown
1880
city directory Harry as photographer at 207 w Baltimore; res 473 Mulberry
1882 - 1883
city directory Harry as photographer at 103 Baltimore; res 463 Mulberry
1885
Harry Perkins marries Nannie A Mowell
1886
city directory Harry Perkins as photographer at 103 w Baltimore
1889, 1897
city directory Harry Perkins as photographer at 311 Balto

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1898
city directory Harry Perkins as photographer at 21 e Balto
1900
US census Harry Perkins as photographer; res 711 w North
1901, 1903
city directory Harry Perkins as photographer at 21 e Balto
1904 Feb 27
Baltimore Sun news item about studio fire at 21 e Balto
1905
as photographer at 17 w Lexington
1906
wife Nannie A Mowell dies
1906 - 1914
city directories as photographer at 214 n Charles
1915 - 1920
city directories as photographer at 326 n Charles
1921 Apr 22
Harry Linfield Perkins dies in Baltimore, MD

The cabinet card above must have been finished between 1889 and 1897 when the studio was at 311 Baltimore

The two cabinet cards at the right were found on a genealogy website. Note they are both from 311 Baltimore st.





photographer Perkins
211 East Baltimore, Baltimore, MD
example from auction site

photographer Perkins
211 East Baltimore, Baltimore, MD
example from auction site

photographer Perkins
211 East Baltimore, Baltimore, MD
example from auction site

photographer: Perkins
3 NE Baltimore Street, Blatimore, MD
from the collection of Ken on Flickr


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