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    Tintypes (2) of African-American Cyclists.
    Each measuring approximately 2.5" x 3.5"
    No place; no date

    Two small tintypes showing a couple posed with bicycles and a small boy with a tricycle. The first shows a man and woman standing next to their bikes, dressed in fine clothing and caps. The second tintype shows a young boy, wearing the typical uniform of the 1880s Penny Farthing enthusiasts and standing next to a "Boneshaker Tricycle".

    Condition: The tintype of the couple has had all of its corners cleanly clipped, with wear, light toning, and some spotting. There is some silvering along the left edge. The tintype of the boy has had the left top and bottom corners trimmed. Light wear, else good.


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    Auction Dates
    January, 2019
    15th Tuesday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 11
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