Biographic & Vernacular Photos

Showing 1 to 12 of 54 items
Antique c1900 Forest Interiors Silver Gelatin Nature Art Photos Antique c1900 Forest Interiors Silver Gelatin Nature Art Photos

Curley's Antiques

Antique c1900 Forest Interiors Silver Gelatin Nature Art Photos

$295.00

Master works of lighting and clarity dating no later than 1920. Vertical trees with blushes of blue sky and horizontal a reddish dusk. Very nice condition with paper residue to one corner, pair measures 3.25 x...
Vintage 1906 Pigeons Bird Coop Brooklyn NY Signed Glass Photo Negatives Vintage 1906 Pigeons Bird Coop Brooklyn NY Signed Glass Photo Negatives

Curley's Antiques

Vintage 1906 Pigeons Bird Coop Brooklyn NY Signed Glass Photo Negatives

$295.00

Paul F. Miller 868 Met Ave Brooklyn New York, 1906. Found with an over exposed (sunlight) image of the roost. Birds are slightly more legible in person, 500 Miles in a Day banner.  Shown are actual original studio...
Vintage Monkey Animal Trainer US Southwest Mexico Border Photo RPPC Vintage Monkey Animal Trainer US Southwest Mexico Border Photo RPPC

Curley's Antiques

Vintage Monkey Animal Trainer US Southwest Mexico Border Photo RPPC

$125.00

Beautiful. Measures 3.5 x 5.5", real photo postcard. Nice condition with round corners and heavy contrast.
Victorian Child British Colonial India Nanny Cabinet Photo Victorian Child British Colonial India Nanny Cabinet Photo

Curley's Antiques

Victorian Child British Colonial India Nanny Cabinet Photo

$295.00

Strikingly disparate and warm image. Elaborate child’s dress, fur and ornate walnut chair. Ayah is not young, beautiful in an indigo sari with her intent gaze. Boy identified Guy Langford Yonge and signed W.J. Bell...
Vintage 1919 Barnstormer Pilot Johnny J. Jones Midway Carousel Plane Crash Photo Vintage 1919 Barnstormer Pilot Johnny J. Jones Midway Carousel Plane Crash Photo

Curley's Antiques

Vintage 1919 Barnstormer Pilot Johnny J. Jones Midway Carousel Plane Crash Photo

$450.00

Striking image and remarkable history.  Freddie McCall, a World War I flying Ace, was giving a ride to manager E.L. Richardson’s sons at the J.J. Jones carnival stop in Calgary. His engine stalled and rather than crash...
Late 19thc Japan Sumo Wrestling Hand Color Photo Late 19thc Japan Sumo Wrestling Hand Color Photo

Curley's Antiques

Late 19thc Japan Sumo Wrestling Hand Color Photo

$195.00

Victorian silver gelatin with beautiful focus and details. Brilliant watercolor ceremonial textiles and flags. Measures 3.5 x 4.75", very nice condition with soft horizontal crease at middle.
Father & Child Anonymous Master Portrait Photographer Father & Child Anonymous Master Portrait Photographer

Curley's Antiques

Father & Child Anonymous Master Portrait Photographer

$195.00

Distant gaze, pulsing veins and dirt under nails all harken to Dorothea Lange and Walker Evans to come. Evocative work deserving of a five figure signature.    Pencil dated 1912 and identified Woody. Paperboard mount trimmed...
Mother, Daughter, Cat & Kitten Interior Portrait Photo Mother, Daughter, Cat & Kitten Interior Portrait Photo

Curley's Antiques

Mother, Daughter, Cat & Kitten Interior Portrait Photo

$125.00

Electricity and the flash (necessary to photograph in the home) both new when this was taken. LOOK at those eyes, humans and pets!  Sight size measures 3 x 4”, sloppily mounted on original trimmed board....
Victorian 1910s Sour Faced Girl w/ Pet Rabbit Photo Victorian 1910s Sour Faced Girl w/ Pet Rabbit Photo

Curley's Antiques

Victorian 1910s Sour Faced Girl w/ Pet Rabbit Photo

$195.00

Fabulous incongruity of the delicate details of her dress and that FACE. To say nothing of an enormous white rabbit stuffed into a doll carriage! Dreamy matte silver gelatin from another time, mounted on original board...
Vintage 1910s Farm Child Sunday Best Medical Portrait RPPC Photo Vintage 1910s Farm Child Sunday Best Medical Portrait RPPC Photo

Curley's Antiques

Vintage 1910s Farm Child Sunday Best Medical Portrait RPPC Photo

$295.00

Extreme foreshortening below the waist. Striking composition, dignified portrait against a scrub farm backdrop. Very good condition with gloss break bottom left and inoffensive stub top right. Measures 3.5 x 5.5".   
Vintage 1920s American Gothic Screaming Color Farm Kids Snapshot Photo Vintage 1920s American Gothic Screaming Color Farm Kids Snapshot Photo

Curley's Antiques

Vintage 1920s American Gothic Screaming Color Farm Kids Snapshot Photo

$195.00

Simply another world. Tiny gem measures only 2.25 x 3" in very nice condition.  
Vintage 1920s Carousel Horse Folk Art Carver Occupational Labor Photo RPPC Vintage 1920s Carousel Horse Folk Art Carver Occupational Labor Photo RPPC

Curley's Antiques

Vintage 1920s Carousel Horse Folk Art Carver Occupational Labor Photo RPPC

$295.00

Proud man is either carousel technician or carver, found in a CW Parker archive. Rather glorious stargazer just behind and ornate detail carving shows everywhere. Trimmed to 3” x 5.5”, rich sepia tones and sunlight exposure....
Showing 1 to 12 of 54 items