|Posted by LangdonRoad on December 5, 2012 at 8:15 AM|
The sepia toned photo albumen measures about 3 7/8 inches by 5 1/2 inches and is affixed to a white or ivory color heavy cardboard mount with rounded corners that measures 4 1/4 inches by 6 1/2 inches. The photographer’s mark is below the image: H. E. Cutler, Barre, VT. This cabinet card was likely taken in the 1890’s. Cutler is not listed in the 1890-1891 Barre Vermont City Directory but he is first found on the 1900 Federal Census for Vermont working as a photographer in Barre, Washington County, Vermont.
There is a photographer named Harry E. Cutler who first appears working as a photographer on the 1900 Federal Census Vermont, Washington County, Barre Township. He and his wife and children were living at 107 South Warren Street. Harry E. Cutler, photographer was born about March 1865 in Vermont of VT born parents. He married in about 1889 to Ina who was born about Nov 1867 in VT. They had three daughters, Lura C. Cutler born Dec 1889, Lila B. Cutler born Feb 1891, Gladys R. Cutler born Jan 1893 and a son H. Everton Cutler, born Apr 1898, all in Vermont.
By the time of the 1910 Census, Harry E. Cutler, had his photography studio in the state of New Hampshire, Cheshire County, Keene Township. Daughter Lila Cutler was working as an operator in the studio and another daughter had been born, Marion J. Cutler.
On the 1920 Federal Census for New Hampshire, Cheshire County, Keene Township, Harry E. Cutler, photographer, his wife and two youngest children were still in Keene, but living at 26 Fowler Street in a home that he owned free and clear.
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