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    Two Stereoviews of a Slave Mart and Contrabands. Includes:

    Slave Mart in Atlanta
    6.75" x 3.25"
    Atlanta, Georgia; circa 1864

    A street view of a storefront, including China Glass & Queensware: Auction & Negro Sales. An unidentified male is seated outside reading a book. On verso is a 2-cent stamp.

    A Group of "Contrabands"
    7" x 4.5"
    No place; circa 1890

    Part of the Photographic War History (#383), produced by Taylor & Huntington of Hartford, Connecticut. On verso the caption reads, "One of the common and characteristic scenes in the Union army during the war was a group of 'contrabands,' happy and thankful, if permitted to remain under the protection of 'Massa Linkum's Soldiers.' Here the photographer shows us such a group."

    Condition: Light wear at the corners, with soiling along the edges. Else good.


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    Auction Dates
    January, 2019
    15th Tuesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 4
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