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Photograph Album, 1870s: Soldiers and Civilians, with a Texas Connection.

Auction:
3012T
Lot:
1360
Sold for:
$148$120

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3012T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 23, 2017 12:00PM

Description:

Photograph Album, 1870s: Soldiers and Civilians, with a Texas Connection. Defunct album containing twenty-four images, including: twelve tintypes of men and women; seven carte-de-visites (some signed, one of a beautiful woman with an elaborate dress and flowers on her head, dated Las Vegas, November 1, 1878 on the verso); four photos of soldiers including a tintype of six men in uniform with a dog, a portrait of a young man from a Brownsville, Texas studio, a tintype of a man in uniform with this message scratched onto the back, "March 4th, '75, the Pork Pie Avenger, Navahoe Sam, Put this in the fire, Yours Truly, Apache Bill," and a whimsical photograph of Jake Engler and Otto Miller taken at Fort Ringgold, Texas on October 9, 1879; and three others.
Estimate $200-300


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Keywords

Otto Miller, Jake Engler, Brownsville, Fort Ringgold, Las Vegas, Apache, Brownsville, Texas, Oral literature, Popular music, Tintype

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