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girlsbb2.jpg (59942 bytes) Antique photo of a girls' high school basketball team. Their uniforms have an S on them, the ball has the letters "SHS" on it. c.1920s.  The photo about 6-1/2 x 4 1/2 inches. The mat is 7-3/4 x 9-3/4. The mat has a few problems. All corners bumped and creased. 4 pin holes in the center top. One 1 inch water stain, plus a few tiny ones. Photo is generally in good condition with some light superficial scratches. One scratch breaks the surface of the photo, it's above the right stair railing post and is visible in my scans. 
basketballboys.jpg (216059 bytes) Antique photo of a U.S. military basketball team.  Three men in military uniform and a group of young men in basketball uniforms with the letter "M" on them. The basketball in the foreground has the year '05 written on it.
Photo is 11-1/2 x 9-1/2 inches. Mat is 14 x 17. Mat is rough around the edges. Mat corners are damaged. Photo has light overall wear and a few light scratches.
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Antique Photo Epiphany School Children on Car with Flags & Pennants.
Sharp black & white silvery  photograph of about 25 well dressed boys & girls in fancy hats standing on or about an American flag laden open limousine. The kids are displaying pennants that read " ES Epiphany".  On the reverse is written "Stanley's / Ignatuis / 1907".  It measures 5-1/8" x 8" mounted on  8" x 10" card.  The mount has a 3" corner crease & a 1/2" tear in the lower left corner, and the upper left corner has 1/4" surface loss.  The image is fine.

cardplayer.jpg (38402 bytes) Humorous Antique Card Player Fantasy Cabinet Photo.
Playing cards:  A well dressed man with expressive features and a white beard appears in 3 poses.  Noted on the reverse, "Maler Hjordt, a friend, and Maler Hjordt again playing cards with himself."
Front impression & backmark of photographer Peter Christensen, Horsens, Sondergade No. 4.  Circa 1890. 6-1/2" x 4-1/4".  Overall age toning, a few pinhead size foxed spots, upper left corner has a 1/8 " chip.
snowshoes.jpg (47489 bytes) Antique Cabinet Photograph of a Young Priest in Winter Wear with Snow Shoes.  Circa 1890.
Photo by C.S. Agrell, St. Ignace, Michigan.  6-1/2" x 4-1/4".  3 corners are bumped, 2 with small surface loss.
bicyclephoto.jpg (52801 bytes) Antique Cabinet Photograph of a Mustached man in uniform with Bicycle.   Photo by F.W. Wegmann, Bad Essen.  6-1/2 "x4-1/4".  Near mint condition.
swordswallower.jpg (35603 bytes) Antique Cabinet Photo.
Mlle. Clifford, Champion Sword Swallower of the World. Circa 1900.  6-1/2" x 4-1/4".
A pin hole at the left margin, excellent condition.
six.jpg (20300 bytes) Swedish Man in Uniform Carte de Visite.
Impressed front & backmark of photographer  Holm & Co., Jonkoping.
Impressed date "1907" in lower right corner of image.
Near mint.
hobbyhorse.jpg (92801 bytes) Antique Cabinet Photo.
A dapper young boy poses with a riding crop and a fancy wooden rocking horse.
Photo by Kirkham, Menominee, Mich.
Circa 1880 - 1890.
6-1/2" x 4-1/4".
Excellent condition.
girlsdollspoodletoy.jpg (108765 bytes) Antique Cabinet Photograph.
A woman poses with two young pretty girls who hold fancy dolls, and a stuffed toy dog stands on the floor.
Photo by Edg. Wattman, Berlin, N., Germany.
Circa 1880 - 1890.
6-1/2" x 4-1/4".
Near mint condition.
colfax.jpg (21979 bytes) Vice President Schuyler Colfax Carte de Visite.
No backmark.
Circa 1870.
Age discoloration & a chip on the back paper.
casino.jpg (56235 bytes) Dieppe Le Casino French Cabinet Photo.
Noted in period pencil script on the back, "Shore - Showing the Casino & the little bathing boxes -"  No photographer's mark.
Circa 1880.  4-1/4" x 6-1/2".
Mint condition.
hannibal.jpg (64411 bytes) Antique Photograph of the Hannibal Railway and Electric Co. 1907.
Twenty-seven railway employees in uniform, many wearing coin changers, pose before the Hannibal depot and two trolleys.
Circa 1907.  The photograph itself is 6-1/2" x 8-1/2".  The card on which it is mounted is indescribably poor.  The photo is sharp but its condition is only fair to good with soiling below the subjects and in the sky, and has a pea-sized surface scrape and another spot in the lower left.
cablecar.jpg (55541 bytes) A Pair of Vintage Trolley Cabinet Photographs.
One is captioned below image in pencil, "One of the Modernized Double
Truck Cars of the United Service Company of Tulsa, Oklahoma".  The other photo is of a smaller cable car in Tulsa. The signs on the trolleys advertise the movie "No No Nanette" at the Akdar Theater.
Rubber stamp dated on the reverse, Jan. 1931. The photos are 5" x 7" on 7" x 9' cards. Excellent condition.
Biddy3.jpg (61657 bytes) Set of 3 Humorous Photographic Antique Stereoviews by Keystone View Co.
Stereo View (a):  "Biddy, you May Serve the Tomatoes Undressed."
Stereo View (b):  "I Will Not Take Off Another Stitch If I Lose My Place."
Stereo View (c):  "Biddy & the Mouse".
3-1/2" x 7".  Some foxing on the backs, near mint.
chestnuthilldepot2.jpg (22674 bytes) Chestnut Hill Railroad Depot, Philadelphia, Stereoview Photo.
A sharp photograph of the depot & surrounding houses. Noted in period pen script on the reverse, "Chestnut Hill Depot" & "65".
Circa 1866.  3-1/4" x 6-3/4".  A brown spot in the lower right corner of the card & a 3/8" toned line on the left edge, else near mint.
philadelphia2.jpg (25986 bytes) Masonic Hall, Chestnut St., Below 8th.   Philadelphia Photographic Stereoview.  A sharp main street photograph showing E.H. Godshalk & Co. Carpetings, Hazard's Book & Stationery Shop, Marvin & Co., Sharp & Co., etc.  Circa 1866.   3-3/8" x 7".   G.O Bartlett photographer mark & Pennsylvania scenery titles on the back.   Small edge scrape & light soiling along upper left.
pensaukee2.jpg (19557 bytes) Bird's-Eye View Stereoview of the Ruins of Pensaukee, Wis. After the Terrible Tornado of July 7, 1877. Views of Green Bay and Vicinity, Photographed by C.F. Schroeder and J.C.  Miller, Green Bay, Wis. Lightly soiled, otherwise excellent condition.
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International Exposition 1876 Stereoview Card, interior of Agricultural Hall, Centennial Photographic Co., 4 1/4" x 7", corner a bit bumped, upper edge has 1/8" x 3" narrow water stain.




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