Lot of 3 Boudoir cards of railroad scenes in the late 19th century, each including African American Railroad Porters, comprising:
A group posed next to railroad tracks, trains, and mountains visible in the background. Captioned upper margin in a contemporary hand: “Agate Mountain 59 miles east of Salt Lake City / Denver & Rio Grande RR Aug 10th 8888 laid 28 hours / on act. of washout. W.H.B. where am I.”
A group posed in front of a station, Idaho Springs, with steam engine. Chas. Weitfle.: Central City, Colorado, n.d. Stamped on verso: “Compliments General Passenger Agt. Union Pacific Railway, Omaha, Neb.”
A group next to a railroad car. Captioned on mount in a contemporary hand: “Reno, Nevada: Gov. Robie with head uncovered between two Indians.” With image on verso of a smaller group posed in front of a [Milwaukee?] and Saint Paul railroad car. Captioned on mount in a contemporary hand: “Piute Indians: Nevada.”
Agale Mountain - 189 x 113 mm; mount has been trimmed up to the edge of the image, only 2-3 mm of the mount is visible on the right edge; light scuffs.
Chas. Weitfle - 197 x 96 mm, mounted to 204 x 100 mm; spotting, crease and small tears to left corner.
Piute Indians: Nevada / Reno, Nevada: Gov. Robie...- 183 x 104 mm, mounted to 214 x 138 mm; a few pencil marks
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