Lot 16    

Whole Plate Tintype of Cincinnati, Ohio Drugstore
2002 Historic Americana. May 4.
A super image of the exterior of the drugstore of Brandriff and Hedges in Cincinnati, Ohio. Great trade signs visible, including an apothecary mortar and pestle (two men peer out of a window on either side), many street-level advertisements in front, the windows filled with oil lamps.

Condition:  
Four nail holes in plate crnrs, "1884" writtin in ink on plate in lower right, two areas of emulsion loss across third floor windows. Still great!
Est $500 - $700
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