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Stereoscopic Views of Florida

Auction:
2345
Lot:
313
Sold for:
$470$400

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2345
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
July 29, 2006 10:00AM

Description:

Stereoscopic Views of Florida, approx. one hundred mixed cards, including orange mounts: views of St. Augustine (Florida, the Land of Flowers and Tropical Scenery), with printed captions on verso "Bird's Eye View of St. Augustine", "Avenue in Bonaventure, Near Savannah, Georgia", "The Devil's Elbow, on the Ocklawaha River", "The Wilderness", "Water Battery and Hot Shot Furnace of the Old Spanish Fort", "Old Fort, San Marco"; O. Pierre Havens, Savannah "187. Section Fort Marion"; W.A. Cox, St. Augustine view of St. Augustine city gates; Geo. Barker, Niagara Falls, N.Y. "Florida St. John's River at Welaka" and "The City Gates and St. George St., St. Augustine", (lower edge damage); two views, one with ink inscriptions "Palmettos, Jacksonville" and "Cotton Fields, Ocalla"; W.H. Cushing, Palataka "Entrance to Col. Hart's Orange Groves"; Southern Gems and St. Augustine Views by the Florida Club; advertising card for Bouknight's Line of Ocklawaha River Steamers, with departure times printed on verso; yellow mounts including retailers Ashmead Bros., Jacksonville (Florida Fruit & Florida Scenery) forest views; two views of the Harriet Beecher Stowe residence; and others.
Estimate $400-600

Keywords

Near Savannah, Old Fort, Old Spanish Fort, Ocklawaha River, O. Pierre Havens, Fort Marion, Niagara Falls, Jacksonville, Ashmead Bros., Florida Club, Hart, advertising card, Colonel