Biographic & Vernacular Photos

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Vintage 1890s Dramatic Night Heron Bird Hunting Trophy Photos Vintage 1890s Dramatic Night Heron Bird Hunting Trophy Photos

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Vintage 1890s Dramatic Night Heron Bird Hunting Trophy Photos

$195.00

Gorgeous and stomach turning all at once, trophy and hunter. PR measures 3.5 x 4.5” in original Victorian album pages. Beautiful condition and tonal with silver gelatin glare at edges.
Vintage 1941 WWII Women Motorcycle Boots Military Caption Photo Vintage 1941 WWII Women Motorcycle Boots Military Caption Photo

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Vintage 1941 WWII Women Motorcycle Boots Military Caption Photo

$155.00

We wont die with our boots on. No doubt a reference to America’s then nascent role in the war. COOL image. Sight size measures 2.5 x 3.5”, nice condition in scrapbook corners (not pasted) on original...
Vintage 1920s LOVELY Dwarf Woman Performer Risque Photo RPPC Vintage 1920s LOVELY Dwarf Woman Performer Risque Photo RPPC

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Vintage 1920s LOVELY Dwarf Woman Performer Risque Photo RPPC

$295.00

Suggestive pose (silk nightie and velvet couch) certainly appears professional. Performer or courtesan?  Warm and striking tones, nice condition with wrinkle top corner and crease bottom right. Neither affects subject. 
Vintage 1920s Chicago Police Motorcycle Love Token Photo RPPC Vintage 1920s Chicago Police Motorcycle Love Token Photo RPPC

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Vintage 1920s Chicago Police Motorcycle Love Token Photo RPPC

$95.00

Photographer’s mask of hearts around Oscar (with badge) dated 1921. Measures 3.5 x 5.5”, in love token condition with creases and round corners. 
Antique 1900s Itinerant Photographer Victorian Family Quilt Backdrop Photo Antique 1900s Itinerant Photographer Victorian Family Quilt Backdrop Photo

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Antique 1900s Itinerant Photographer Victorian Family Quilt Backdrop Photo

$95.00

Compelling faces, warm tone and striking quilt design. Measures 4.25 x 6.5”, very good condition with crease bottom right corner and round corners / pinhole top margin to mount.
Vintage 1930s FEMALE Wood Sawmill Timber Factory Women’s Labor Photo Vintage 1930s FEMALE Wood Sawmill Timber Factory Women’s Labor Photo

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Vintage 1930s FEMALE Wood Sawmill Timber Factory Women’s Labor Photo

$295.00

Identified Scotia in pencil on reverse. Sitting on piles of milled planks, these women were most likely employees of the Pacific Lumber Mill which harvested California Redwood Trees for nearly a century. Hair, fashions (some...
Vintage 1920s WWI Military War Projectile Shell Squealing Child Photo Vintage 1920s WWI Military War Projectile Shell Squealing Child Photo

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Vintage 1920s WWI Military War Projectile Shell Squealing Child Photo

$195.00

Jaw dropping juxtaposition of a baby girl's pure JOY saddled up next to a destructive steel projectile for 16 breech loading rifle. Not a far leap to presume her father was a soldier. Sight size measures 4 x 5.5”,...
Vintage 1930s Depression Era Mother Children Folk Art Photos RPPC Vintage 1930s Depression Era Mother Children Folk Art Photos RPPC

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Vintage 1930s Depression Era Mother Children Folk Art Photos RPPC

$195.00

Lovely. Young woman recognized as an individual, and as a mother. Each measures 3.5 x 5.5” with loss, stains and creases. Surface and color as much a part of their story by this point. 
Vintage 1910s Victorian Woman Firefighter Helmet Badge Photo Vintage 1910s Victorian Woman Firefighter Helmet Badge Photo

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Vintage 1910s Victorian Woman Firefighter Helmet Badge Photo

$195.00

A female firefighter would have been highly unusual at this time, but her face does not suggest this is a costume. Intense portrait, trimmed to just 2 x 3".  Nice condition with chip top right...
(7) Vintage 1950s African American Girl Friends Expressive Photo Booth Photos (7) Vintage 1950s African American Girl Friends Expressive Photo Booth Photos

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(7) Vintage 1950s African American Girl Friends Expressive Photo Booth Photos

$195.00

Joy, pain and solace captured for the ages in tiny Photomatic aluminum frames. Identified Wilkinsburg (Pittsburgh) and beautiful. Each measures 2.5 x 3" (7 photos in total), surface rust and bubbling paper is part of their...
Antique 19thc Boy Child Dog Tintype Series Photos Antique 19thc Boy Child Dog Tintype Series Photos

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Antique 19thc Boy Child Dog Tintype Series Photos

$295.00

Photographer treated the pup and boy with equal weight, captured in all their warmest moments. Wonderful to see the series. Each (3) measure 2.5 x 3.75”, emulsion lifts to edges and one spot of loss bottom...
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