Cabinet Cards Illustrations of Negro Life in Washington by Mrs. Robinson Colburn

Lot of 6 albumen cabinet cards from the series Illustrations of Negro Life in Washington reproducing drawings by Mrs. Rollinson (Helen) Colburn (1844-1912). Each with the series title, individual caption, and “copyright 1887.”  Colburn was the daughter of artist Rembrandt Lockwood and married treasury clerk Rollinson Colburn. Published a series of eight cabinet cards reproducing her sketches of African Americans in Washington, DC. 


Some spotting to Monday Morning, or the Tender Passion

Street Cries, albumen print is affixed to card upside down relative to other five. 

Estimate: $500 - $700
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