Historic Reference

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1932 Depression Era Labor Protest Cox’s Army Jobless Party Broadside 1932 Depression Era Labor Protest Cox’s Army Jobless Party Broadside

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1932 Depression Era Labor Protest Cox’s Army Jobless Party Broadside

$750.00

In January of 1932 Father James Renshaw Cox, a Roman Catholic priest with humble Pittsburgh beginnings, led a march of 250,000 unemployed Pennsylvanians to Washington DC.  When President Hoover launched an investigation into exactly how...
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...
1930s Integrated Butcher Shop Consumer Photo 1930s Integrated Butcher Shop Consumer Photo

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1930s Integrated Butcher Shop Consumer Photo

$600.00

Speaks loudly.   Captures the tension of the shop owner at register, the photographer who rather progressively for the time includes the African American customer (likely a domestic) and she with down turned eyes and folded hands who seems...
1910s PHOTOGRAPH Jazz Age Belle Epoque Portrait Collage Oil Painting 1910s PHOTOGRAPH Jazz Age Belle Epoque Portrait Collage Oil Painting

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1910s PHOTOGRAPH Jazz Age Belle Epoque Portrait Collage Oil Painting

$1,500.00

Astounding colors and detail, seemingly undocumented form. Expert photograph (exceptional lighting / details) laid on artists board and executed as though an oil painting. This is not just heightened color - the only remaining photographic...
1910s Ancient Cultural Artifacts Victorian Exploration Photo 1910s Ancient Cultural Artifacts Victorian Exploration Photo

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1910s Ancient Cultural Artifacts Victorian Exploration Photo

$275.00

There was a time when Native American and Pre Columbian artifacts, exceptional reference here for beaded animals and club, grass baskets, a clay water pot, kachina, dolls, totem pole and figural effigies, were treated this...
19thc Egyptian Slave African Woman Tribal Scarification Cabinet Photo 19thc Egyptian Slave African Woman Tribal Scarification Cabinet Photo

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19thc Egyptian Slave African Woman Tribal Scarification Cabinet Photo

$1,200.00

The quality and freshness of her work uniform suggest a wealthy owner and all unsettling signs point to this as an inventory photo rather than a portrait. She does not face the photographer, her milky eyes...
1930s Factory Employee Passport Photos Photographers Archive 1930s Factory Employee Passport Photos Photographers Archive

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1930s Factory Employee Passport Photos Photographers Archive

$1,200.00

Westinghouse Air Brake Company (WABCO) was an early titan in the fields of electricity and transportation, by this time with projects all over the world. Presumably shot by the Westinghouse commercial / factory photographer for...
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...
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...
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