Photographer B. L. Dearing


In the early 1900s, B.L. Dearing was a photographer in Chatham, Virginia. His studio was located in his house on Reid Street (behind the present-day post office on Main Street).

It is believed that this photograph was taken in his studio in Chatham.  Mr. Dearing was looking into a mirror when he took this shot.

From the Dearing Family Collection, courtesy the Virginia/North Carolina Piedmont Genealogical Society ( ), Danville, Virginia.