Historic Reference

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1910s Child Soldier Decapitation Moro Philippine Insurrection RPPC Photo 1910s Child Soldier Decapitation Moro Philippine Insurrection RPPC Photo

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1910s Child Soldier Decapitation Moro Philippine Insurrection RPPC Photo

$1,500.00

Gruesome certainly, but important historic evidence.   Barefoot boy with war trophy. Clothing suggests Juramentado flanked by more traditional uniformed Filipino soldiers.   Measures 3.5 x 5.5”, very good condition with edge chips and gloss...
1910s Blind WWI Veterans St. Dunstan UK Men Labor Reform Photo 1910s Blind WWI Veterans St. Dunstan UK Men Labor Reform Photo

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1910s Blind WWI Veterans St. Dunstan UK Men Labor Reform Photo

$295.00

Marvelous capture. St. Dunstan’s Hostel began serving just over a dozen men in their re-education of a trade after loss of sight. By the end of World War I and amended for Blinded Soldiers and Sailors it aided over...
1932 Depression Era Labor Protest Cox’s Army Jobless Party Broadside 1932 Depression Era Labor Protest Cox’s Army Jobless Party Broadside

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1932 Depression Era Labor Protest Cox’s Army Jobless Party Broadside

$750.00

In January of 1932 Father James Renshaw Cox, a Roman Catholic priest with humble Pittsburgh beginnings, led a march of 250,000 unemployed Pennsylvanians to Washington DC.  When President Hoover launched an investigation into exactly how...
1910s PRR Railroad Signed Noted Photographer 1910s PRR Railroad Signed Noted Photographer

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1910s PRR Railroad Signed Noted Photographer

$950.00

William Rau was a seminal name in the opening decades of the early 20thc. He photographed Teddy Roosevelt's Inauguration, the Eruption of Mount Pelee and was the OFFICIAL photographer of the St. Louis World's Fair....
1900s Railroad Train Signals Factory Product Photos 1900s Railroad Train Signals Factory Product Photos

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1900s Railroad Train Signals Factory Product Photos

$195.00

(4) internal printed photos using (3) different and early photo isolation processes. Likely Westinghouse (Pittsburgh PA), measure 8 3/4 x 10 1/4” nice condition with original binder holes. Dirt scuffs at edges less noticeable and...
1890s West Virginia Homesteader Baseball Player Photo 1890s West Virginia Homesteader Baseball Player Photo

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1890s West Virginia Homesteader Baseball Player Photo

$295.00

Remarkable details and circumstance. Rough shod plank home identified Howesville West Virginia, early bib uniform reads B.C. / R.F. Three young girls, perhaps a mother missing or that young girl on his right is the...
1900 Indian Native Trackers Guides Scout Photos 1900 Indian Native Trackers Guides Scout Photos

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1900 Indian Native Trackers Guides Scout Photos

$5,500.00

Six figures in total, mounted on horseback, in three distinct pairs. From left: Frontier archetypes (possible military chevron / calvary jacket far left) with rifles; Native American men (Lakota / Sioux dress?) and men at right...
1919 Ringling Brothers Inaugural Barnum & Bailey Circus Season Photo 1919 Ringling Brothers Inaugural Barnum & Bailey Circus Season Photo

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1919 Ringling Brothers Inaugural Barnum & Bailey Circus Season Photo

$295.00

John & Charles Ringling marking the famous merger, 1919/20 season. If that is indeed Alfred far left (no online references available for comparison) the photograph would date before his death in October 1919. Marvelous ticket...
1930s Blood Poison Devil Factory Safety Sign Photos 1930s Blood Poison Devil Factory Safety Sign Photos

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1930s Blood Poison Devil Factory Safety Sign Photos

$195.00

Painted signs and paper mache demon! Identified Locomotive Stoker Company (Westinghouse), student art by Artists League of Pittsburgh. Each measures 8.25 x 10.75”, gelatin on thin paper meant to be bound. Nice condition with consistent toning. ...
1920s Crystal Radio School Kit Lg Mounted Photo 1920s Crystal Radio School Kit Lg Mounted Photo

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1920s Crystal Radio School Kit Lg Mounted Photo

$125.00

Proud parents paid for the BIG photo! Very good condition with flecks and edge chips, creases and loss to board. Thin 8 x 10" mount. 
1910s TELEPHONE Commercial Building Snapshot Photo 1910s TELEPHONE Commercial Building Snapshot Photo

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1910s TELEPHONE Commercial Building Snapshot Photo

$95.00

Some of the earliest reference I've seen and tonal / rich in person. Measures 3.75 x 4.75”, thin paper with clipped corners. 
1930s Integrated Butcher Shop Consumer Photo 1930s Integrated Butcher Shop Consumer Photo

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1930s Integrated Butcher Shop Consumer Photo

$295.00

Speaks loudly. Captures the tension of the shop owner at register, the photographer who rather progressively for the time includes the African American customer (likely a domestic) and she with down turned eyes and folded hands who seems to...
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