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19thc Compelling Hidden Father Baby Cabinet Photo 19thc Compelling Hidden Father Baby Cabinet Photo

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19thc Compelling Hidden Father Baby Cabinet Photo

$95.00

Crouched just behind the chair, the brim of his hat most noticeable. Gorgeous calico dress and Native American beaded necklace on the babe.    Measures 4.25 x 6.5" with significant damage to bottom edge and...
1920s Man Dramatic Curved Spine Medical Portrait Photo RPPC 1920s Man Dramatic Curved Spine Medical Portrait Photo RPPC

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1920s Man Dramatic Curved Spine Medical Portrait Photo RPPC

$295.00

Rather sympathetic and beautiful portrait for a medical assessment, photographer's studio backdrops intentionally minimized.  Measures 3.5 x 5.5”, very nice condition with thumb crease near bottom left. AZO stamp block, paper at least made in...
1930s Compelling Elder Con Man Portrait Photo RPPC 1930s Compelling Elder Con Man Portrait Photo RPPC

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1930s Compelling Elder Con Man Portrait Photo RPPC

$125.00

Striking dress of a man who has clearly lived. Squire Skimp is a reference to a lovable con man on a radio comedy (Lum and Abner) that ran through the 1940s. Measures 3.5 x 5.5”,...
1930s Miracle Prayer Blind Girl Bible Vernacular Photo 1930s Miracle Prayer Blind Girl Bible Vernacular Photo

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1930s Miracle Prayer Blind Girl Bible Vernacular Photo

$125.00

This little girl M. Wilson stone blind left eye over 5 years - given up on by 6 doctors of St. Louis Mo. The other eye too they said would go blind. Prayed for and...
1900s Brilliant Hand Colored Children Itinerant Photographer 1900s Brilliant Hand Colored Children Itinerant Photographer

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1900s Brilliant Hand Colored Children Itinerant Photographer

$195.00

Endearing as anything with other worldly red and make do studio over scrub grass. Nice condition with push to edge (as original) and chips to frame. Measures 9.75 x 11.5”.
1900s Victorian Children Taxidermy Squirrel Studio Cabinet Photo 1900s Victorian Children Taxidermy Squirrel Studio Cabinet Photo

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1900s Victorian Children Taxidermy Squirrel Studio Cabinet Photo

$125.00

What the photographer had on hand to quiet the child, marvelous! Measures 4.25 x 6.5", very nice condition with brighter margins in person. 
1920s Rosie Women READY WORKERS Pennant Labor Photo 1920s Rosie Women READY WORKERS Pennant Labor Photo

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1920s Rosie Women READY WORKERS Pennant Labor Photo

$125.00

Sunday dresses and a stance.  Measures 2.5 x 4.25", nice condition with corner bump top right. 
1910s African Diaspora Medical Ability Portrait Photo RPPC 1910s African Diaspora Medical Ability Portrait Photo RPPC

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1910s African Diaspora Medical Ability Portrait Photo RPPC

$295.00

Compelling, beautiful capture. Eyes meet the camera and the second figure cropped to create focus. Modern hand has captioned Jamaica on the reverse, which given the white suits (long since a resort economy) and American...
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