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Collins Telle Cannon Photos 1910-1915

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Shortly before my father died, he gave me a very old photo album and said,
"I don't know many of the people in this album."
The album was so old and fragile that I didn't even open it.
I remembered it this morning as I started to scan in photos
and decided to take a look.
What a treasure!
My grandfather Collins Telle Cannon was called to
serve in the French Mission in 1910.
The album, which crumbled every time I touched it,
included these photos. Collins T. Cannon is on the left.
How many of us Cannons have posed
in front of a cannon? Elder Cannon on the far right.
I was not surprised to see a resemblance to his father,George,
but I was surprised to see how much
his great-grand-son Mark resembles him.
What a serious pose! This appears to be his room in Paris.
Elder Cannon is on the left. Like any missionary, he took photos of famous sites.
Do you recognize Maxims? A quaint sight -- cobblestones, oxen and a wagon of wood.
The Eiffel Tower was only 20 years old in this photo. T…

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