Lot 11    

Fine Half Plate Tintype of a Drug Store,
2008, Historic Americana Auction, Dec 4 & 5
with eleven men and boys standing in a dirt street with sections of cut logs inset to make a rude "crosswalk." The storefront displays a large sign advertising "Iron Bitters". Young trees suggest the building was only recently built. Housed in a full leather case.
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