Lot of 13: Cabinet card of young boy in parade outfit, hat with eagle and flower hatplate, carrying wooden (?) sword. Photographer's ID of Tomlinson, Elmira, N.Y. in lower margin recto. Manuscript ID on verso identifying "Budd Atkinson."
Group of 7 real photo postcards relating to the McCormick-Otterbein family of Olean, NY, including two copies of two of the photos. One shows a woman and child. On verso: "Frances Otterbein of Grand Rapids, Mich. (niece to Aunt Mary McCormick) Visiting Aunt Mary, Uncle John & Jane Walker (?) at White Glen - Olean NY 1910." Both of these also have messages on them.
Duplicate identified on one as "Mrs & Mr. McCormick & Little Janice Walker / 3 years old." On verso it indicates ca. 1909. Second copy on verso identifies "Mr. and Mrs. John Jennings McCormick (Aunt Mary & Uncle John) / Janice Alberta Walker (3 yrs)."
Postcard of Janice with a toy bear and a pet dog (identified as "Spider").
Postcard with young boy with a book in his lap. On verso identified as "Chester Wheeler / Nephew of Col. Chester McCormick / Son of Mary McCormick Wheeler / Mary & chester - Bro & Sister - children of Uncle Geo. McCormick / He = Eldest of Grandmother's 12 children."
Postcard with same woman and child as the first two cards sitting on a horse. On verso: Frances Otterbein of Grand Rapids, Mich. (related to Uncle John's wife - Aunt Mary McCormick and Janice Walker on Vanderbilt at "the Tents" opposite building of Healttarium. Taken Aug. 17 / 10 at Olean N.Y. while Francis was visiting me.
CDV of young boy with hobby horse; backmark of "Otto Schulz, Osnabruck." CDV of young girl with her doll standing by photographer's stool; photographer's ID "G. Muller, Brandenburg." And third CDV of young boy in highland garb (kilt, sporran, full plaid with pin, Glengarry). No photographer's ID.
Two CDV-sized tintypes, one of toddler with her doll; the other of two young girls, likely sisters - younger one sitting, older one standing with her hands protectively on the younger sibling's shoulder.
Very good overall, other than the back of the postcards being used.
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