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1850s P.T. Barnum Museum Circus Sideshow Newspaper Ads 1850s P.T. Barnum Museum Circus Sideshow Newspaper Ads

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1850s P.T. Barnum Museum Circus Sideshow Newspaper Ads

$295.00

(1) Double column advertisement illustrated with famous elephant train advertising the 1854 season with a team of eight elephants (a baby for General Tom Thumb), Cortege of 140 horses and 100 men, Living Animals Menagerie includes a...
1890s Victorian Japanese Art Dealers Gallery Photos 1890s Victorian Japanese Art Dealers Gallery Photos

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1890s Victorian Japanese Art Dealers Gallery Photos

$195.00

Aesthetic period Asian antiquities or importers shop including samurai armor, porcelains and masks. Five photographs measure 4 x 4.5" with chips and loss at corners. High gloss in person. Scarce reference.   
1900s Compelling African American Girl Children Family Photo 1900s Compelling African American Girl Children Family Photo

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1900s Compelling African American Girl Children Family Photo

$135.00

Haunting face may be a portrait of a very young mother or sisters. Victorian embossed mount measures 4.5 x 5.5", nice condition with curve. 
1900s Texas Southwest Old Mexico Border Family Photos 1900s Texas Southwest Old Mexico Border Family Photos

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1900s Texas Southwest Old Mexico Border Family Photos

$295.00

Possibly even Native American. Intimate despite likely being taken by a tourist. Sight size measures 3.75 x 4.5" with flaking to mounts.
1900s Young Edwardian Woman Risque Lingerie Portrait Photos 1900s Young Edwardian Woman Risque Lingerie Portrait Photos

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1900s Young Edwardian Woman Risque Lingerie Portrait Photos

$550.00

Intimate space, though a decidedly uneasy mood and doe eyes are especially haunting. One can only speculate as to the circumstance, but her dress is highly unusual for the period. Warm silver tones are sharper...
1910s Botswanan Men British Colonial Southern Africa Cabinet Photo 1910s Botswanan Men British Colonial Southern Africa Cabinet Photo

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1910s Botswanan Men British Colonial Southern Africa Cabinet Photo

$295.00

Scarce and early reference, likely Botswana (attribution made with sitter identifications) in Victorian / Edwardian dress under Englands protectorate around 1900.  Measures 4.25 x 6.5", sunlight exposure, light foxing, edge chips (flakes to gloss) and...
1910s Native American Pre Columbian Artifacts Victorian Child Photo 1910s Native American Pre Columbian Artifacts Victorian Child Photo

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1910s Native American Pre Columbian Artifacts Victorian Child Photo

$295.00

Exceptional visual reference including beaded animals and club, grass baskets, clay water pot, kachina, dolls, totem pole and figural effigies. Startling contrast of a caucasian child posed amongst the collection as though toys, wearing a...
1910s Subtly Risque Edwardian Womens Portraits 1910s Subtly Risque Edwardian Womens Portraits

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1910s Subtly Risque Edwardian Womens Portraits

$750.00

Remarkably beautiful and compelling, only one woman's face hints at any possible discomfort. Bare necks, suggestive eyes and lips would still have been highly suspect. It must be considered these were working women, at very...
1920s KINETIC African American Jazz Music Photo Pittsburgh PA 1920s KINETIC African American Jazz Music Photo Pittsburgh PA

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1920s KINETIC African American Jazz Music Photo Pittsburgh PA

$5,500.00

Magnetic energy with motion blur coming off trumpet slides and fiddle bows, musicians playing on chairs and atop the piano trying to fit in the tiny nightclub or boarding house make do stage. Drum skin is...
Atypical Women's Portraits 1900s Photographer's Collection Atypical Women's Portraits 1900s Photographer's Collection

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Atypical Women's Portraits 1900s Photographer's Collection

$2,500.00

Compelling portraits with undeniable elements of showmanship and sex appeal unusual for the time that are hard to ignore. One hesitates to use words like brothel, but its certainly a consideration.  All found in a turn...
Victorian 19thc Woman Parlor Guitar Music Tintype Photo Victorian 19thc Woman Parlor Guitar Music Tintype Photo

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Victorian 19thc Woman Parlor Guitar Music Tintype Photo

$125.00

SCARCE subject. Measures 2 3/8 x 3 3/8" in nice condition with motion blur, scuffing and thumb crease top left that does not affect subject. Displays well.
Vintage 1910s String Band Music Hand Colored Chalk Folk Art Photo Vintage 1910s String Band Music Hand Colored Chalk Folk Art Photo

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Vintage 1910s String Band Music Hand Colored Chalk Folk Art Photo

$3,500.00

Show piece! Banjo, violin, bowl back mandolin and parlor guitar in a farmhouse yard. Striking composition, color and hand work - early days of modern music reference.  Candid scene with instrument cases flung open, bowler...
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