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    Four Mounted Albumens of Black Rural Life. An excellent set of four (4) mounted albumen photos, 5.25" x 8.5". Three are published by Russell Brothers of Anniason, Alabama, as part of their "Special Southern Views" series. The other is from a similar series by C. W. Chase of Fort Payne, Alabama. The latter shows a ramshackle cabin with a mother and her three children standing at the door, while the Russell photos show specific activities including a woman plowing a field with oxen, women doing laundry, and a woman spinning wool while a man (seated) cards wool. Minor loss to one mount, but overall very clean, sharp and crisp imagery.

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    December, 2005
    15th-16th Thursday-Friday
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