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    Group of Five Early 20th Century Photographs. A group of five photographs, three of which have been made into circular or oval buttons, showing numerous African Americans from the early 1900s. Includes:

    Photograph of a Young Black Woman in Formal Wear.
    Black and white photograph, 4.5" x 6.5" (sight)
    Photostamped Marcus Hook, Pennsylvania; April 12, 1928

    On the inside flap of the portfolio the photograph is held in is written "A Play" along with the date and place. Measuring overall 6.75" x 9.75".

    Unidentified Couple Signed "Vreeland/San Diego".
    7" x 11"
    San Diego; circa 1920s-1930s.

    Three Oval Photograph Buttons.
    Three photographs of unidentified people, ranging in size from 2" x 2.75" to 4.75" x 6.75".
    No place, circa 1900s

    Two of the photographs are of family groups and the third is of a very small child.

    Condition: Ranging from very good to good condition. Varying amounts of wear, toning and sunning. Some cracks or chipping in places.

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    January, 2019
    15th Tuesday
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