Tintypes of African Americans from Identified Midwestern Photographers

Lot of 4 tintype CDV portraits of African Americans. Each presented in paper frame mount with a photographer's imprint. Includes: 

CDV studio portrait of a handsome young man wearing a string tie and a hat. Nerous Baldwin: Wichita, Kansas, n.d., circa 1876. Imprint on verso. Baldwin (1840-1901) was one of the first photographers to work in Wichita with a studio as early as the mid-1870s. 

CDV studio portrait of a mature African American woman wearing dark clothes with a brooch tinted gold at her throat. She is seated next to a young white girl wearing a polka dot dress with a tie tinted pink. F.J. Kesler: Beardstown, Illinois, 1874. 50 State St. imprint on verso

CDV studio portrait of a man wearing a deep-cut waistcoat and jacket. J.R. Tewksbury: Farmington, Iowa, n.d., circa 1875. Imprints to recto and verso. (Very light pitting).

CDV studio portrait of a woman wearing a dark dress, she stands with her elbow resting on the back of a high sofa. J.R. Tewksbury: Farmington, Iowa, n.d., circa 1875. Imprints to recto and verso.

Estimate: $800 - $1,300
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