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Stereoscopic Views, Approximately Eighty-two.

Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 2891T Location: Boston Date / Time: May 18, 2016 12:00PM


Stereoscopic Views, Approximately Eighty-two. Approximately fifty-five Keystone View Company cards, with clear glossy black-and-white photos mounted on gray cards with subjects ranging from manufacture in the U.S., North American Indians, to views in Europe and the Far West, and other subjects, housed in a contemporary strapped case; six personal Keystone Views, showing a family and their two young daughters; and approximately twenty-one additional cards produced by different companies, including the American Stereoscopic Co., the Universal Photo Art Co., B.W. Kilburn, Underwood & Underwood, International Stereoscopic View Co., and others, depicting theatrical scenes, Europe, Japan, religious scenes, including a tableau vivant of the crucifixion, Cuba, Palestine, Ceylon, "A Father's Solemn Duty, Galveston Disaster," two views from the aftermath of the San Francisco earthquake of 1906, two from Yosemite, and others.
Estimate $400-600

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Cuba, Japan, Palestinian Territories, United States