Biographic & Vernacular Photos

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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. 
1890s Child Nurse Roosevelt Hospital NYC Portrait Photo 1890s Child Nurse Roosevelt Hospital NYC Portrait Photo

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1890s Child Nurse Roosevelt Hospital NYC Portrait Photo

$295.00

Outstanding caregiver portrait, barefoot girl with doll held by Julia Bowne of Roosevelt Hospital who shows in the Children’s Ward by the mid 1890s. Beautiful condition image with wear to card stock, mount measures 5.5...
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 Victorian Stove Store Farm Auction Photo 1900s Victorian Stove Store Farm Auction Photo

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1900s Victorian Stove Store Farm Auction Photo

$195.00

Incredibly scarce view. Sight size measures 4.5 x 6.5” on 7 x 10” ledger back. Identified L.L. Crosby and found in Massachusetts. Obvious water damage and foxing.      
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.
1910s Children Twins Anonymous Master Portrait Photo RPPC 1910s Children Twins Anonymous Master Portrait Photo RPPC

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1910s Children Twins Anonymous Master Portrait Photo RPPC

$295.00

INCREDIBLE light. Subjects sharp with gelatin haze left edge and fleck of color loss top right. Uncirculated postcard measures 3.5 x 5.5”, very nice condition.      
1910s Chemist Laboratory Interior Photo RPPC 1910s Chemist Laboratory Interior Photo RPPC

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1910s Chemist Laboratory Interior Photo RPPC

$125.00

Distinctive man and woman may be identifiable, this is early for the field of modern science. Incredible details of glass bottles, beakers, test tubes and early electric lights. European postal back (3.5 x 5.5"). Nice...
1910s Triplet Sisters Children Sepia Portrait Photo RPPC 1910s Triplet Sisters Children Sepia Portrait Photo RPPC

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1910s Triplet Sisters Children Sepia Portrait Photo RPPC

$295.00

Outstanding. Only motion blur around the center girl's face, uncirculated card measures 3.5 x 5.5".   
1900s American Gothic Taxidermy Raccoon Calico Photo 1900s American Gothic Taxidermy Raccoon Calico Photo

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1900s American Gothic Taxidermy Raccoon Calico Photo

$150.00

Hugely endearing and incongruous all at once. Measures 3.75 x 5.5", chip at left is in the original negative.
HIGH Edwardian Mothers Children Fashion Portrait Photo RPPC HIGH Edwardian Mothers Children Fashion Portrait Photo RPPC

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HIGH Edwardian Mothers Children Fashion Portrait Photo RPPC

$295.00

Outstanding, even sharper in person (pardon flash top left). Uncirculated postcard measures 3.5 x 5.5”, very nice condition.
19thc Compelling Girl Child Studio Tintype Photo 19thc Compelling Girl Child Studio Tintype Photo

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19thc Compelling Girl Child Studio Tintype Photo

$125.00

LOOK at those eyes! Tonal and textural with plaid scarf, posing stand as prop and painted backdrop. Measures 2.5 x 3.5”, nice condition with expected crazing.
1900s Surreal Farm Girl Chicken Vernacular Photo RPPC 1900s Surreal Farm Girl Chicken Vernacular Photo RPPC

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1900s Surreal Farm Girl Chicken Vernacular Photo RPPC

$125.00

Marvelous, heavy gelatin appears matte in person.  Measures 3.5 x 5.5", nice condition with slight corner wear and gloss / aberration in right of field. 
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