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(Photo Album): Woman's Travel Album around the United States
Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Illinois, California, and Kentucky: [circa 1910]. Good. Quarto measuring 10.5" x 7". Contains 226 gelatin silver black and white or sepia toned photographs measuring between 0.5" x 0.5" and 9" x 6.5" with some captions. Lacking the front and rear boards with a few pages detached thus good with near fine photographs with some small tears and rubbing. A woman's travel photo album with photographs of her with her friends visiting different places in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Illinois, California, and Kentucky, circa 1910. A majority of the photographs are candid, however some are posed portrait pictures of the young women in the album as well as a rather stoic looking dog. Several pages include multiple pictures of babies, often posed in lace dresses and bonnets. The album reflects the fashion of the time as the women's hats are intricate and large with aesthetically pleasing decorations often seen during the decade. Some of the cities visited include Reading, Mt. Penn, Chicago, Riddlesburg, Encinitas, Princeton, and more. Photographs are of the landscapes and of the cities as well as lakes, parks, churches, and rivers. There are a couple of abandoned building photographs with a large castle like structure that the woman visited. Included are some photos of the women on steamboats and small river boats or relaxing on the beach. Some of the city photographs are also taken from inside or on top of another building, showing a large cityscape. The woman's place of work is also seen in a photograph of an accounting firm, with rows of desks in a city buildi … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Between the Covers (betweenthecoversrarebooks) [Gloucester City, New Jersey, United States]
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