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    Description

    Impressive Boudoir Cabinet of El Paso, Texas, circa 1900. Large format image of El Paso Street, the main thoroughfare of the small Texas town, featuring numerous large buildings and store fronts. Identifying signage for many businesses selling hardware, pianos, organs, and sewing machines, clothing, beer, furniture, and more. Published by photographer Francis Parker, who operated an El Paso studio from 1884 to 1908. Image measures 7.5" x 4.5" and is affixed to Parker's slightly larger mount, which bears on verso, Parker's imprint and a handwritten notation: "View on El Paso St. - the principal business street."

    Condition:
    Light overall age toning; mount corners have been trimmed and show slight wear. Very fine condition.


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    Auction Dates
    January, 2009
    23rd-25th Friday-Sunday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 1
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