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    Wardell's Port-au-Peck Waiters by Pach Brothers Studio.
    Studio portrait
    10" x 8", from the original glass negative
    No place; no date

    The Pach Brothers studio in New York was one of the oldest photography studios in the country, open since 1845. The Port-au-Peck Hotel in Long Branch, New Jersey was opened by J. Herbert Wardell in 1890, and hosted fishing and sailing parties, along with private dinners. The musicians, seen in the photograph, clearly added to the entertainment at the venue.

    Condition: Slight wear along left vertical edge, with minor warping. Good condition.


    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    January, 2019
    15th Tuesday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 7
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