Biographic & Vernacular Photos

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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 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...
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...
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.
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