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    Swords Bro's Cabinet Image of Carmen Alvarez, circa 1880s. The Sword Brothers of York, Pennsylvania were known for their portraits of circus freaks and human oddities, although this image depicts neither. Studio image features a heavyset young woman dressed in fringed buckskin jacket and skirt, with a gun holster around her waist. Identified by ink stamp on mount beneath image as "Carmen Alvarez." From the Emory A. Cantey Western Collection.

    Condition: Light age toning and very fine.


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