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Photo Album]
Shipboard, Philippines, Western Camping, Guns, Winter Fun, Etc., Etc. [our title]
Over 275 photos pasted down, 3 to 9 per page, on most sides of the album leaves. Many of the photos are very good quality while some are a bit fuzzy. Photo size varies but almost all are 8 x 10cm. or larger. No captions. A small number of commercial photos included which have printed captions. Undated but probably before 1920. Oblong album (34 x 27cm.). Leather cover quite worn, lacking backstrip. Leather is heavily chipped along bottom on both covers. Several album leaves in the center of the album were never used. The first dozen or more are shipboard photos--perhaps en route to the Philippines. This is followed by at least 30 photos taken in the Philippines and possibly more as many of the photos in this and other portions of the album are of individuals and settings whose location in unclear. A few photos include men in military attire. The Philippine photos include 8 commercial photos (captions: Malecon Drive; Canal and Post Office; Mouth of the Pasig River; Fruit Market, Manila; Along the Pasig; Paco Bone Pile; Family cares; and Boats of the Pasig). There are more shipboard photos of cheerful folks. One page (six photos) is devoted to gun-toting men, women and one small boy. Many of the other photos are interesting family photos in what seem to be western settings (mostly in California). A few signs show up in the photos: "Tallac" (on a building with Tallac Mountain in the background); "Paco" (sign by what appears to be a train station); "L. A. Police Dept." (a banner displayed on the windshield of an open car); and "15 mls to Lake Tahoe along Truckee River" (on a sig … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: McBlain Books, ABAA [Hamden, CT, U.S.A.]

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