Lot 17    

TINTYPES OF STREET VENDOR AND AN "INDIAN"
2002 Historic Americana. May 4.
Lot of 2, cdv-sized tintypes. One a great pose of a salesman or street vendor holding a bundle of books, with another open in his hand; a basket rests on the studio floor partially filled with paper. The other image is of woman dressed in an Iroquoian Indian costume.

Condition:  
First near EXC, second a bit dark, with gilt-costume highlights.
Est $200 - $300
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Lot # 47 - WILLIAM HENRY HARRISON CAMPAIGN TEXTILE
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