Lot 18    

Advertising Lady Cabinet Card,
2002 Americana & Decorative Arts. November 20.
with imprint of Arnold's, Jefferson, Iowa. Advertising the wares of Charles Bofink Hardware and Implements. Typical of the genre, her dress and hat adorned with scissors, keys, muffins tins and more.

Condition:  
Near Exc with only slight corner wear, with rich tones.
Est $300 - $400
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