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    Unusual 2½" x 3½" Tintype with Civil War-Related Provenance, Circa 1870. Depicts middle aged woman holding large needle and working at wooden "saddler's" bench. Very fine quality and condition. Faded period script provenance written on paper "(name) Grandmother (name) during Civil War she helped Grandfather make harness". Names can doubtless be made out with careful examination. Paper mat with backmark of "Jacob Jones Dairy/ East Fairmount Park/ and 3315 Woodland Ave., bel. Chestnut / W. Phila." Fascinating image certainly worthy of research.

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    Auction Dates
    December, 2014
    12th Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 4
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