|California Gold Rush - Sixth Plate Ambro|
CALIFORN-I-A OR BUST! Here is a superior ambrotype of a '49er - all packed and ready to go - heading from the Midwest to the great state of California. His suitcase is in his hand and his heavy duffel is placed on the table next to him. The ma...
|FDR leaving a Ferry off the Columbia River|
Silver photograph measuring 6-1/2 x 8-1/2 shows President Franklin D. Roosevelt in a car driving off a ferry that has just crossed the Columbia River. Circa 1934. With International News Photo credit and caption.
|Adelaide Neilson Cabinet Card|
Lillian Adelaide Neilson (1850-1880) was an English actress who was born in Spain to English parents. The family returned to England when she was very young. Neilson made her debut in 1865 at a theater in Margate, Kent, as Julia in 'The Hunchback,' a...
|Garden of the Gods Oversize Cabinet Card by Hook|
Large format cabinet card of the famed Garden of the Gods. With W.E. Hook View Company logo and scenic view detail printed mount verso. Hook was a popular western photographer with his studio located in Colorado Springs, Colorado. 4-3/8' x 7-1/4' on...
|German Architectural Cabinets|
Two images of two German buildings. Stamped mount recto 'Verlag von L. Bosheuyer's Buchhandlung, Cannstatt. With photographer's signature mount verso on each 'Theo. R. Stroud' in period script.
|Lady of Burlesque with String Instrument|
Newsboy image a burlesque queen standing with a stringed musical instrument. Identified mount recto as Viola Clifton along with Newsboy's photograph logo and numbered 73 in the negative. Chipped on each corner.
|Spanish American War Soldier Photograph|
Spanish American War soldier image. Appears to be possibly an albumen image on a light tan mount of a Span-Am soldier wearing his uniform and cap. Measures 6-3/4 x 4-3/4 on a larger mount.
|Sad Looking Boy Daguerreotype|
Sixth plate image of a young lad looking into the camera as though he is bored to death. His hand rests on a chair back. Sharp, clear image. Housed in a full, albeit split leather case.
|Russian Soldier Cabinet Card|
Image of Russian Soldier, possibly an officer given the emblems on his shoulders. With photographer's backstamp and in period hand notes in Russian mount verso. Circa 1895.
|Black Smith at Work|
Approximately 6-1/2 x4-1/4 silver image on a large gray mount hammering a horseshoe on his anvil. He works in his shop in this nearly vanished profession. Circa 1915.
|Kenrick Baseball Players Silver Photograph|
Image of a group of players dressed in full uniform with most holding gloves. The uniforms are of the classic type popular near the turn of the century with cleats, socks and pants almost like knickers! Going down the center of three player's uniform...
|The Dewey Triumphal Arch Cabinet Card|
Titled on mount recto as 'The Dewey Triumphal Arch Cabinet Card / New York City', this cabinet card features this wood-and-plaster arch and colonnade at Madison Square. It was the focal point of Commodore George Dewey's triumphal procession through N...
|Cornet Player Cabinet Card|
A man in full bandsman uniform. His bandsman kepi sits on a chair beside him as he holds his instrument in his hands. Over his jacket is a sash.
|Firemen in Full Fire Fighting Gear|
Large format silver photograph of a group of fireman. They pose in front of what is most likely their station house. Each is dressed in full firemen's gear along with protective cap. Several men hold a fire hosees and several others hold small axes o...
|Children Musicians: Violinsist and Drummer Boy|
CDV of a two small boys. The taller and apparently older one holds a violin and bow. The smaller lad wears his drum strapped to him and has a drumstick in his hand.
|The Happy Family Daguerreotype|
Horizontal sixth plate shows the mother and father, each with their arm around the daughter and son respectively. They look into the eye of the camera, all focused on getting what may have been the only group daguerreotype taken of them. With origi...
|Catalina Island Silver Photograph|
Silver image measuring 5 x 8 of Avalon Catalina Island, Califoronia on a larger light gray mount. Numbered 20 by Swenson. Identified along with photgrapher's information in the negative.
|Pair of Meat Cutters - Occupational Tintype|
Two men, both holding holding bone saws (not wood saws - used to break down beef/cattle halves/sides) pose in this excellent occupational sixth plate image. Featuring the tools of their trade, these men were once part of a vast profession that has be...
|Cemetery Silver Photograph|
Larger format silver photograph overlooking a small plot of graves. A man sits in the front of the gravestones. Measures 8-3/4 x 6-3/4 on a larger gray mount. Circa 1915.
|Culver Academy Football Player|
Silver photograph approximately 3-1/2 x 9-1/2. Trimmed image of a young player; circa 1925.
|Blakeless's Carriages Albumen|
Image of a large group of people on a touring carriage drawn by horses. Designed to shuttle large groups around, this image shows the carriage and only a portion of the horse. Blakeless was located at Western Avenue & Madison Street in Chicago. Measu...
|Bowed Bass Player|
Trimmed albumen to the size of a cabinet card of a man playing a large bass - larger than him! The bespeckled musician looks confidently in the camera while playing his prized instrument.
|Capitol Building Albumen by C.M. Bell|
View by Photographed and Published by C.M. Bell, Washington D.C. of the capitol building with The White House in the left foreground. Excellent image of the nation's capitol in a bygone time. Gilt edging surrounds this albumen measuring 6-5/8 x 8-1...
|Bank Interior Silver Photograph|
Appears to be the inside of a banking office with several desks and teller windows along the right. Possibly a financial institution from the perspective of the tellers and bankers as desks fill the room in a manner unlike a normal bank lobby. Measur...
|Royal Gorge Cabinet Card|
Cabinet card of the Royal Gorge, titled in the negative '2320 The Royal Gorge from above the bridge. Wheeler.' A Manitou, Colorado image by Galbreaith, Harvey & Lyles. With great detail mount vreso.
|Man in a Top Hat Daguerreotype|
Sixth plate image of a man wearing a tophat. He sits facing the camera straight on wearing an oddly shaped top hat. It appears to get slightly larger near the top of the hat. He is formally dressed with a small bow tie neatly tucked in and a button...
|High School Football Team|
Silver photograph circa 1917 of a high school or possibly college football team. This appears to be the same high school as the image below, number 1393 as some of the same players and formally dressed men. Also one player is holding a football that ...
|Girl and Her Doll Daguerreotype|
Excellent study of a young child holding her prized China head doll. She looks into the camera clutching her doll as though she wants the photo session to end before anyone has a chance to take away her favorite toy. Her mother stands holding the you...
|German Architectural Cabinets|
Two images of the same building - two different views. Stamped mount recto 'Verlag von L. Bosheuyer's Buchhandlung, Cannstatt. With photographer's signature mount verso on each 'Theo. R. Stroud' in period script.
|Interior Silver Photograph - A Photograph Study|
Silver photograph measuring 6 x 8 on a larger dark gray mount. Features a small college dorm room. The walls are full of photographs, more than 70 just on one wall!
|High School Football Team - Undefeated|
Excellent silver photograph of a high school football team posing in full uniform and formation right on their home field. Identified only as 'L.H.S / Undefeated 1928.' in the negative. Measures 9-1/2 x 7-1/2 on a larger two tone brown mount with s...
|A Day at the Races!|
8 x 10 silver photograph in a two-toned mat of a winning horse at a race run at Fairmount Park in Collinsville, Illinois located just outside of St. Louis Missouri. Features three images melded into one: the photo finish, followed by the winners circ...
|Young Lad and His Bicycle|
An odd-sized cabinet card of a young boy wearing a fancy cap standing next to his pneumatic tired bike. He poses in front of his house.
|Handsome Couple Daguerreotype|
Excellent image a young man and woman most likely on their wedding day. He stares confidently in to the camera holding a small book, possibly a hymnal or bible. She wears a pretty dress. The arch-topped mat only enhances this sixth plate image. In a ...
|Orinoco Club Albumen|
Larger format albumen measuring 8 x 9-1/2 on a larger tan mount. Identified mount recto as the Orinoco Club with each of the seven members first initial and last name. They are formally dressed and wear their respective medals. By Markley of Chicago...
|Two Hook Scenics|
Two W.E. Hook Scenic oversize cabinet cards. Each mount is 5 x 8 and identified recto embossed 'The W.E. Hook Wholesale View Co. - Colorado Springs, Colo.' One image is identified in he negative as 'Cathedral Spires, Garden of the Gods. 163.'
|Identical Station Photographs|
Two identical silver photographs mounted on dark gray mounts of possibly a train station or large building of some type. Several folks mill about in what appears to be a lobby lined with seating along the rear with rows of open doors toward the front...
|Sixth Plate Daguerreotype of a Young Boy|
Excellent study of a young man holding his arms across his body as if he is hiding something. With slightly tinted cheeks. contained in a full leather case.
|Dag of an Older Couple|
Sixth plate horizontal daguerreotype of a man and woman. Possibly an image take on a milestone anniversary? Sharp detail showing the many lines on their faces bringing out the true character of each. Housed in a full leather case.
|Quarter Plate Tintype of a Logger|
Great image of a logging man holding his huge crosscut saw. This excellent occupational tintype is housed in a full leather case. He wears a three quarter length coat with white piping and a bow tie. His cheeks are slightly tinted and he has a gilded...
|Distinguished Gent Silver Photograph|
Silver photograph of a well dressed man holding a cane and wearing a hat and boots. Trimmed to slightly larger than 4 x 5. Circa 1930.
|The Terrace in Central Park by Newsboy|
Horizontal cabinet card by famed photographer of the theater, Newsboy of New York. This unusual Newsboy subject featurs the Terrace in Central Park, New York City. With his photographic logo mount recto and titled in the negative '97. The Terrace C...
|Horse Racing Photograph|
Image of a winning horse from Arlington Horse Track in Chicago, Illinois. Measures 8 x 10 in a larger mat. Circa 1962.
|National Monument of the Forefathers|
Cabinet card of the National Monument of the Forefathers located in Plymouth, Massachusetts. With C.H. Rogers photographric stamp mount recto with detailed history of this monument on mount verso. Construction began with the cornerstone being laid Au...
|Elite Bar & Cafe and Crystal Billiard Hall Albumen|
Large format albumen of the exterior of the Elite Bar & Cafe and Crystal Billiard Hall. Measures 7-1/2 x 9-1/2 on a larger stained tan mount.
|Fort Marion - St. Augustine Photographs|
Two images of the old Fort of San Marco (now renamed Fort Marion in honor of General Francis Marion), a well-preserved specimen of Spanish military architecture, begun, it is supposed, about 1656 and finished in 1756. Each image is of a closeup view ...
|Cedar Lake Choir Photographs|
Four images of the Cedar Lake Choir at picnic in the wilderness or park. Identied in period hand mount verso. Circa 1894 to 1897. Various sizes from 9-1/2 x 7-1/2 to 6 x 8.
|Central Park, New York City|
Oversize cabinet card of a building under construction in Central Park, New York. 5-1/4 x 8-1/2 dark mount with gilded edging. Identified mount verso in period hand. Circa 1884.
|Woman's Fashion Silver Photographs|
Threeimages with Underwood and Underwood photo credits mount recto. One has a golf theme, the remaining are unthemed. All have news captions attached. Two are 8 x 10 and the third 6-1/2 x 8-1/2.
|Twins - Men Touching Sixth Plate|
Tintype of what appear to be identical twins. The man on the left is rests his arm on the shoulder of the second man. Their cheeks are tinted; housed in a half leather case. With 2 cent revenue stamp attached verso.