Biographic & Vernacular Photos

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Vintage 1950s Outdoorsman Cabin Wood Peg Leg Portrait Photo Vintage 1950s Outdoorsman Cabin Wood Peg Leg Portrait Photo

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Vintage 1950s Outdoorsman Cabin Wood Peg Leg Portrait Photo

$125.00

Inspiring man, most likely a GI back in the states. The prosthetic (if you will) is scrap lumber and a leather belt, his gun appears to be a cut down army rifle.  Measures 3.25 x 5.5”,...
Vintage 1927 Early Bird Aviator Charles W. Myers Monkey Pilot Press Photo Vintage 1927 Early Bird Aviator Charles W. Myers Monkey Pilot Press Photo

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Vintage 1927 Early Bird Aviator Charles W. Myers Monkey Pilot Press Photo

$295.00

Myers, who began to build as early as 1913, seen here as test pilot for Waco Aircraft Company (flying a Waco 10) on the 1927 Ford Reliability Air Tour. Ford was trying to market his...
Antique 1900s Father Child American Flag Family Studio Portrait Photo Antique 1900s Father Child American Flag Family Studio Portrait Photo

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Antique 1900s Father Child American Flag Family Studio Portrait Photo

$195.00

Reverent scene with expert lighting, both faces captured in remarkable detail. Infant girl dramatically raises an American flag, likely Spanish American War era. Sight size measures 3 7/8 x 5 1/2”, very nice condition image...
Antique 1890s Hand Painted GOSPEL VAN Tent Evangelist Family Photo Antique 1890s Hand Painted GOSPEL VAN Tent Evangelist Family Photo

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Antique 1890s Hand Painted GOSPEL VAN Tent Evangelist Family Photo

$125.00

Horse drawn cart reads Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ and You Shall Be Saved. Family / congregation of all ages, even a barefoot child. Another time. Measures 3.75 x 5”, rosy sepia register with light development....
Vintage 1950s Arab Female Photographer Semi Nude Risque Photos Vintage 1950s Arab Female Photographer Semi Nude Risque Photos

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Vintage 1950s Arab Female Photographer Semi Nude Risque Photos

$450.00

Intimate and compelling, all of them, but the clear star is our photographer leaning proudly with her camera. Defiant and COOL. Three photos measure 4 x 5”, very good condition with edge wear and corner creases. ...
Vintage 1930s Love Token Portrait Woman Handmade Wheelchair Photo Vintage 1930s Love Token Portrait Woman Handmade Wheelchair Photo

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Vintage 1930s Love Token Portrait Woman Handmade Wheelchair Photo

$125.00

Gorgeous and serene. Her favorite armchair equipped with what appears to be early bicycle wheels. Light sun development, measures 3.5 x 4.5”. 
Vintage 1890s Victorian Girl Pet White Rats Photo Vintage 1890s Victorian Girl Pet White Rats Photo

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Vintage 1890s Victorian Girl Pet White Rats Photo

$125.00

'this is a snapshot of myself and my white rats, try to come down again. Goodbye from Ada, be sure and answer….' Beautiful incongruity and vulnerable. Measures 3.25 x 5.5” on thin photo paper in...
Vintage 1920s African School Teacher Student Missionary Photo RPPC Vintage 1920s African School Teacher Student Missionary Photo RPPC

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Vintage 1920s African School Teacher Student Missionary Photo RPPC

$295.00

'Njange Wa Kimema (sic) a teacher in the school hearing Kungu Wa Kaman read. He is reading the gospel of Luke. He has only a piece of cloth for clothes. He sleeps in a round...
Vintage 1920s Headless Chicken Farm Animal Oddity Mounted Art Photo Vintage 1920s Headless Chicken Farm Animal Oddity Mounted Art Photo

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Vintage 1920s Headless Chicken Farm Animal Oddity Mounted Art Photo

$295.00

Stark contrast and artistic composition with, incredibly, a perfectly posed headless chicken! Sight size measures 3.25 x 4.25”, tear / chip to right edge (does not affect subject) and chip top right of mount.   
Antique 1910s Native American Women Children Victorian Dress Family Photo Antique 1910s Native American Women Children Victorian Dress Family Photo

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Antique 1910s Native American Women Children Victorian Dress Family Photo

$125.00

Early twentieth century assimilation, their expressions speak volumes. Measures 3.5  x 5.5”, very nice condition rppc with heavy gelatin at edges.  
Vintage 1900s Victorian Farmhouse Gothic Girl Mirror Photo Vintage 1900s Victorian Farmhouse Gothic Girl Mirror Photo

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Vintage 1900s Victorian Farmhouse Gothic Girl Mirror Photo

$125.00

Compelling child, tremendous composition and moody gas lamp lighting. Measures 4.5 x 6.5”, nice condition with wrinkling and scrapbook residue verso. 
Vintage 1940 Dust Bowl Era Circus Elephant Shot Dead Rifles Photo Vintage 1940 Dust Bowl Era Circus Elephant Shot Dead Rifles Photo

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Vintage 1940 Dust Bowl Era Circus Elephant Shot Dead Rifles Photo

$450.00

Likely their legal solution to a stampeding elephant, the men with rifles proudly stand atop the dead body. Their dress suggests that left are the Circus owners and right is law enforcement. Roustabouts and children (only...
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