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    A Mounted, Sepia Photograph Featuring the White-owned "Gilt Edge Barber Place" in Harlem, New York City, Circa 1910 Out front is the owner, R. Johnson, with his black staff, two barbers in white coats and a bootblack. In an effort to make a good living, note the signs offering such diverse services as "Johnson the Gents Furnisher" above and the "Ice, Coal & Wood" sign at bottom left. Photo measures 6" x 4". Mount, 10" x 8", missing right corner, left side, easily remedied with a matte. A finely detailed Harlem African American study from a long-ago era!

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    June, 2005
    22nd-23rd Wednesday-Thursday
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