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[AFRICAN AMERICANA]. MCPHERSON & OLIVER, photographers. CDV of African American man driving 3-mule cart. Baton Rouge, [ca 1860s].

2 1/8 x 3 3/8 in. albumen photograph on cardstock mount (some toning, soiling, wear to edges and corners of mount, verso with large discolored rectangle). Photographer's imprint on verso. Pencil inscription on verso reads: "This was taken in Baton Rouge and is a common way of hitching mules, but rather odd for a northerner." Indecipherable pencil inscription near discoloration. 

 

Provenance:Eugene R. Groves Collection of 19th Century Photography

Estimate: $300 - $500
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$188
02/26/2021

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