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Cincinnati in 1888, Photographs of Residents, Businesses, and Street Scenes

Lot of 15 mounted photographs, 5.5 x 7.5 in. to 8 x 10 in. Subjects include a store interior; a view of a department store covered in Christmas advertisements, with a crown standing outside to witness "Santa Claus Arriving in Cin." or one of three daily "X-mas Pantomimes" in the glass-front display area on the second floor; the Highland House at the top of the incline in Mt. Adams; a view down Taylor Alley; a view down Lodge Alley, running from Sixth to Seventh between Vine and Walnut, showing a lodging house directly across the street from a house offering "Colored Lodging," with two African-American men looking at the camera; a view of three ladies and two men in "Alcove to Tenement Houses, 6th St."; two views of tenement houses in the West End; view of the Fred Hamann tavern and other business, with photo credit to Krieg; photographic print of an illustration of federal troops marching past one of the Cincinnati market houses; a mother and children on their small flatboat home along the banks of a frozen Ohio River; a view of the Pan-Handle Passenger Station (Pennsylvania RR and Louisville & Nashville RR depot) at the corner of Butler & Pearl Streets; the steps leading to the Immaculata Church in Mt. Adams; view of costumed children in a Venetian-style gondola in the canal, probably during the 1888 Cincinnati Centennial Exposition; and an outdoor portrait of a finely-dressed young woman.

Estimate: $500 - $700
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$330
11/17/2017

 

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