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[Photo Album]: Fishing Camps
Maine, 1913. Near Fine. Oblong octavo. Measuring 7" x 10". String-tied green leather over cloth with stamped decorations. A collection of 28 sepia toned photographs measuring 3" x 4" to 3.5" x 5.5" affixed to stiff black paper with some captions. Album is very good with some chips and containing near fine photographs with some edgewear. A photo album of various fishing and camping trips taken between 1911 and 1913 with sights captioned in Pennsylvania, Maine, and Oregon. Depicted are men in tented camps showing off their catches of the day, wrestling, and docking rowboats. They visited Camp Ambridge, Pennsylvania; Diamond Lake, Oregon; Sheepshead Island, Maine; and Lady Evelyn Lake, Toronto. Two photos show a woman among the group. There is one photo of a locomotive captioned "Hot Tamali Limited, 1911," and on the verso, "A.L. Lee - Ambridge, PA." Lee was a major in the engineering corps during World War I and upon returning home worked for the American Bridge Company developing parts for engines. A modest but interesting view of men's fishing camps.
      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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