Lot 14    

CDV of Rome, Illinois,
2002 Americana & Decorative Arts. November 20.
with the imprint of Cadman's Gallery, Jacksonville, Ill. This view is of the main street in Rome with four storefronts visible including the "Manson Hotel".

Condition:  
Nice tonality, light foxing in sky, VG+.
Est $200 - $300
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Civil War History of Maine, 1865,
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World War I Naval Album,
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Ambrotype of Armed Id'd VMI Cadet,
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Two Folk Art Carved Canes,
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