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[AFRICAN AMERICANA] -- [REAL PHOTO POSTCARDS]. Group of 3 RPPCs of African American subjects, comprising:

Real photo postcard featuring an African American man and woman posting in front of a painted western backdrop and an American flag. N.p., [1910-1930]. -- Real photo postcard featuring the same African American gentleman wearing western-style clothing including wooly chaps and bandana, posed in front of the same backdrop and flag. N.p., [1910-1930]. -- Printed photo postcard featuring "Rag Time Charlie" holding his violin and bow in playing position. Reinbeck, IA: Irvine Drug Co., [ca 1908]. Caption and photo credit ("Ferguson, photo") printed in the negative, publisher's information printed on verso. Postmarked 20 July 1908 in Reinbeck, IA, with 1-cent postage stamp affixed upper right (verso). Penciled message on recto and verso. -- Together, 3 postcards, 5 3/8 x 3 3/8 in. Condition generally fair with light wear to edges and corners. 

 

 

Estimate: $200 - $300
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$188
02/26/2021

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