Biographic & Vernacular Photos

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Vintage 1920s Young Boy His Father & Baby Alligator Photo Vintage 1920s Young Boy His Father & Baby Alligator Photo

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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...
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

$450.00

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....
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