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[Photo Album]: Young Girl's Photo Album of her Summers at a Girl's Summer Camp
Flanders Pond, Ellsworth, Maine / Manhattan, New York: mid-1920-1940s. Near Fine. Softcover. Oblong quarto. Measuring 12 "x 7". String tied with gray paper covers. Contains 319 black and white or sepia toned photographs measuring between 4" x 3" and 3½" x 2½", with captions. Some small tears and age-toning on the paper covers, near fine with fine photographs. A young girl's photo album from the mid-1920s through the early 1940s of her camping trips with her family and at a girl's summer camp in Maine with later pictures of her as an adult. The album is well-captioned with the names and location on most of the photographs. The young girl is labeled only with her initials, H.P., and can be seen spending time with her family and cousins playing tennis, strumming a ukulele, posing for photos, and canoeing. A large portion of the album includes photographs of the girl and her friends at a girl's summer camp. Here the girls go swimming, sit around campfires, and sleeping in tents. One of the girl's friends, Bubby, is pictured frequently throughout the album sometimes taking pictures of herself with the camera posing with H.P. in fashionable clothing, costumes, or in their camp uniforms. There are a couple of pictures of automobiles in the album, mostly to show the vehicle the girls used to get from place to place during their summers together, with Bubby looking sullen after losing the key to her car. Some of the photographs are affectionately captioned, "Girl Gang," or "The Gang" with shots of the girls visiting Manhattan taking pictures of the city landscape. The latter part of … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Between the Covers (betweenthecoversrarebooks) [Gloucester City, New Jersey, United States]
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