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20thc Prison Labor Camp Hand Carved Folk Art Wood Figure 20thc Prison Labor Camp Hand Carved Folk Art Wood Figure

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20thc Prison Labor Camp Hand Carved Folk Art Wood Figure

$500.00

Remarkable presence.   Marked with the prisoners number (likely POW) on scraps of coarse cotton and corduroy clothing fitted with wound bits of metal wire.  To my eye, he appears Eastern European and made of a very...
Antique 1880s Russia Hermitage Romanov Iron Gates Craftsmen Photos Antique 1880s Russia Hermitage Romanov Iron Gates Craftsmen Photos

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Antique 1880s Russia Hermitage Romanov Iron Gates Craftsmen Photos

$1,750.00

Regale and ornate gates from production to installation, thought to be commissioned by Alexander III around the year 1884. These were the gates that the Bolsheviks stormed in 1905 and stood when the Provisional Government...
BEST 1910s African American Child Nanny BEST 1910s African American Child Nanny

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BEST 1910s African American Child Nanny

$2,000.00

Her beauty and her lack of years, a teenager herself, are striking.   That gaze would hold our attention even if the photograph had not been so expert.   But it is.   There is...
c1940 Circus Sideshow Couple Intimate Portrait Art Photo c1940 Circus Sideshow Couple Intimate Portrait Art Photo

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c1940 Circus Sideshow Couple Intimate Portrait Art Photo

$1,200.00

‘Jeanie’ Smith (b. 1916) was first exhibited by her parents at the age of three as the world’s only living half girl. In later interviews she remembers that time and her whole career in the...
Leroy Almon Signed Figural Love Folk Art Wood Carving Leroy Almon Signed Figural Love Folk Art Wood Carving

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Leroy Almon Signed Figural Love Folk Art Wood Carving

$1,200.00

Intimate, their hands literally one and eyes locked on a plane that the viewer can never quite penetrate. Almon apprenticed to the master relief carver Elijah Pierce, those skills producing a moving moment in less...
Remarkable 1930s Lesbian Nudes Sex Worker History Snapshot Photo Remarkable 1930s Lesbian Nudes Sex Worker History Snapshot Photo

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Remarkable 1930s Lesbian Nudes Sex Worker History Snapshot Photo

$2,000.00

Believed European (between World Wars), eyes on the photographer and breasts carefully positioned for the camera.   Likely women hired at a brothel to pose - cheap backdrop, work shoes and dirty feet betray the...
Victorian Child British Colonial India Nanny Cabinet Photo Victorian Child British Colonial India Nanny Cabinet Photo

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Victorian Child British Colonial India Nanny Cabinet Photo

$900.00

Strikingly disparate and warm image. Elaborate child’s dress, fur and ornate walnut chair. Ayah is not young, beautiful in an indigo sari with her intent gaze. Boy identified Guy Langford Yonge and signed W.J. Bell...
WWI African American Soldiers Carnegie Library Group Photo WWI African American Soldiers Carnegie Library Group Photo

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WWI African American Soldiers Carnegie Library Group Photo

$600.00

Remarkable.  Uniformed soldiers (and the women to welcome them home after Armistice) spill across the yard of a Carnegie Library. Men are sitting in the windows - a few even have climbed the building to...
WWI Munitions Pittsburgh Factory Women's Labor Photo Archive WWI Munitions Pittsburgh Factory Women's Labor Photo Archive

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WWI Munitions Pittsburgh Factory Women's Labor Photo Archive

$3,500.00

Meticulous documentation of the Homefront / Military Industrial Complex War Effort with heavy focus on the female work force. Attributed to Westinghouse Electric Manufacturing Company (Pittsburgh PA) which according to research, is said to have...
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