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6 Black Americana illustrations, including 4 chromolithographed trade cards, in 3 frames. ++ 2 trade cards: German Syrup And August Flower, consisting of before and after images of a man smashing a vase and mirror with tongs. “4,000,000 Bottles sold annually” at upper corner of each. NY: Chas. Shields’ Sons, (nd). Sight condition of images near fine. ++ Trade card for Vacuum Harness Oil, For Sale by E. S. Blair, Manufacturer and Dealer in Harness, Saddles, Bridles, Collars, Etc., Rodman, N. Y. Published Buffalo: Gies & Co. Sight condition near fine. ++ National Harness Oil Co., Detroit, Mich. R. F. Krieg, Dealer in Harness, Saddles, Collars, Bridles, Whips… Milwaukee, Wis. Detroit: Calvert Litho. Co. A few tiny spots, sight condition very good. ++ “I’se Sleepy.” Albumen cabinet card, from an earlier drawing or printed illustration. Sight condition very good. ++ “I’se Awake.” Cabinet card. Chi: John McGreer, 1881. Tear. ++ Under glass, not examined out of frames. The 4 trade cards are tipped or mounted to backing.

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4 trade cards + 2 cabinet cards: Black Americana.

Auction ended on Thu, Feb 22, 2018
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360 S. Washington St.
Falls Church, VA 22046
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