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    Rare Image of African-American Family on Porch, Boudoir Card, Ca. 1890. This family could be sharecroppers or farmers, as all of the men are absent in the photograph. This very rich image of the American South features a gentle tone and very good contrast; the faces of the children are very expressive. The card is reverse studio marked, "Harvey - Jacksonville, Fla." and the negative is front marked, "Folks at Home". This is an excellent example of Southern portrait photography with very rare subject matter.

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    Auction Dates
    June, 2008
    29th-30th Sunday-Monday
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