Wednesday, January 1, 2020

Frank Pardy’s Glass Plate Negatives of Clinton Co

Frank Pardy Studio by Frank PardyThe Clinton County Historical Association has announced The Frank Pardy Story with Alexandra Thomas, set for Thursday January 16, at 6:30 pm, at the Lake Forest Senior Community Center in Plattsburgh.

Rouses Point photographer and businessman Frank Pardy (1865-1935) left an extensive collection of glass plate negatives with the Clinton County Historical Association.

Frank Pardy Studio by Frank Pardy Alexandra Thomas, a SUNY Plattsburgh History graduate with a minor in photography, scanned and identified over 400 of his photos and researched his history with the town. His love of cars, boats, people, children and local flora is evident. Alexandra has chosen her favorite photos to share along with what she learned of his life.

This event will begin at 6:30 pm, and is free and open to the public.

The Lake Forest Senior Community Center is located at 8 Lake Forest Drive, in Plattsburgh.

Photos, from above: Steam Yacht at Rouses Point, and Frank Pardy Studio by Frank Pardy.

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2 Responses

  1. John Quenell says:

    Dear Editors:

    Is there any chance of a future online display of Mr. Pardy’s photos and story? That would be great for those of us who cannot attend the January 16 event.

  2. Mark Fridén says:

    Does the Editorial Staff (or anyone, for that matter) know a good place that makes prints from glass plate negatives?

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