Biographic & Vernacular Photos

Showing 13 to 24 of 47 items
Vintage 1940s African American Woman Bible Preacher Photo RPPC Vintage 1940s African American Woman Bible Preacher Photo RPPC

Curley's Antiques

Vintage 1940s African American Woman Bible Preacher Photo RPPC

$295.00

Strong woman, beautiful pose reminiscent of centuries old religious art. Unidentified and signed Herring Studio, Hannibal MO. Measures 3.5 x 5.5”, very good condition with edge and top left corner creases.
Vintage 1950s Sideshow Giant Performer Circus Wagon Candid Photo Vintage 1950s Sideshow Giant Performer Circus Wagon Candid Photo

Curley's Antiques

Vintage 1950s Sideshow Giant Performer Circus Wagon Candid Photo

$125.00

Fantastically endearing. Backstage and between shows, seems to be reading a letter from home. Measures 3.5 x 5.5”, very nice condition. 
Vintage 1927 Fashion Flapper Beauty Woman Dog Steel Mill Color Art Photo Vintage 1927 Fashion Flapper Beauty Woman Dog Steel Mill Color Art Photo

Curley's Antiques

Vintage 1927 Fashion Flapper Beauty Woman Dog Steel Mill Color Art Photo

$450.00

Striking juxtaposition against a snowy industrial backdrop, identified Donora (Pittsburgh PA).  Clipped corners as original, nice condition with minor nicks to edge and corner crease bottom left. Impressive 9 x 14" will be graphic on a...
Vintage 1910s Dwarf Man Banjo Musician Performer Photo RPPC Vintage 1910s Dwarf Man Banjo Musician Performer Photo RPPC

Curley's Antiques

Vintage 1910s Dwarf Man Banjo Musician Performer Photo RPPC

$295.00

Beautiful mystery, he appears nearly blind and aged. Measures 3.5 x 5.5”, nice condition with toning at edges.  
Vintage 1920s Young Boy His Father & Baby Alligator Photo Vintage 1920s Young Boy His Father & Baby Alligator Photo

Curley's Antiques

Vintage 1920s Young Boy His Father & Baby Alligator Photo

$155.00

COOL mottled gothic light on an odd family photo. Mounted on board, 6.5 x 8.5".  Nice condition with corner chip top left. 
Vintage African American Woman Nurse Red Cross Uniform Photo Vintage African American Woman Nurse Red Cross Uniform Photo

Curley's Antiques

Vintage African American Woman Nurse Red Cross Uniform Photo

$450.00

Remarkable and early contribution. Photograph taken possibly as late as the 1930s. Measures 3.5 x 5”. Displays well with cracks to gloss around chest and stub bottom left. Striking sepia contrast in person.     
Vintage 1930s Auto Mechanic Women’s Labor Photo Vintage 1930s Auto Mechanic Women’s Labor Photo

Curley's Antiques

Vintage 1930s Auto Mechanic Women’s Labor Photo

$195.00

Exceptionally rare glimpse. Measures 2.75 x 4.5”, nice condition with stub top right corner.   
Vintage 1910s Young Girl Candlestick Telephone Phone Photo Vintage 1910s Young Girl Candlestick Telephone Phone Photo

Curley's Antiques

Vintage 1910s Young Girl Candlestick Telephone Phone Photo

$95.00

Knowing eyes and modern technology, genuinely a portrait. Hazy, haunting silver gelatin enlargement tones.  Measures 8 x 10” mounted on board in nice condition with edge and corner chips.
Vintage 1910s African American Child Caretaker Baby Christening Photo RPPC Vintage 1910s African American Child Caretaker Baby Christening Photo RPPC

Curley's Antiques

Vintage 1910s African American Child Caretaker Baby Christening Photo RPPC

$125.00

Poignant with striking, deep tones. Measures 3.5 x 5.5”, very nice condition with margin soiling and stubbed corners.
1920s French Ventriloquist Carved Folk Art Vent Dummy Photo RPPC 1920s French Ventriloquist Carved Folk Art Vent Dummy Photo RPPC

Curley's Antiques

1920s French Ventriloquist Carved Folk Art Vent Dummy Photo RPPC

$550.00

Exceptional dummies (and high profile photo studio) suggest a well established, successful ventriloquist though he is unidentified. The Society Lumiere signature dates this to c1928. Measures 3.5 x 5.5", displays well with crease top left, flecks of...
Antique 1900s Sweet Girl Father Child Itinerant Photo Antique 1900s Sweet Girl Father Child Itinerant Photo

Curley's Antiques

Antique 1900s Sweet Girl Father Child Itinerant Photo

$95.00

Compelling and warm, one arm gone and his tiny daughter a stark contrast of innocence in white. The sapling appears to be a try at composition. Sight size measures just under 4 x 5.5”, light development with...
Vintage 1920s Heart Wrenching Native American Family Photo RPPC Vintage 1920s Heart Wrenching Native American Family Photo RPPC

Curley's Antiques

Vintage 1920s Heart Wrenching Native American Family Photo RPPC

$195.00

Eyes suspicious and diverted, every possibility that this was the first time confronted with a camera for some. Uncomfortable and beyond endearing. Measures 3 3/8 x 5 3/8”, very nice condition with a few development flecks...
Showing 13 to 24 of 47 items