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The First Battle : a Story of the Campaign of 1896, Bryan, William Jennings
The First Battle : a Story of the Campaign of 1896
Bryan, William Jennings
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Original Sepia Portrait Photograph - William Hemsley Emory, Emory, William Hemsley
Original Sepia Portrait Photograph - William Hemsley Emory
Emory, William Hemsley
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161 Anonymous Original Stereocard Photograph. "67. Looking Backward. Kansas Agricultural Exhibit at the Centennial. Philadelphia, 1876.
Philadelphia The Universal Photo Art Co. 1904 No Binding Collectible-Very Good Book 
Original stereocard on dark boards. Board dimensions 7 x 3 1/2 inches, photograph dimensions 6 x 3 inches. Title at base of photos. The Centennial International Exhibition of 1876 was held at Fairmont Park in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania from May to November 1876 to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence. It was the first World's Fair held in the United States. 
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162 Anonymous Original Stereocard Photograph. "7570 We Wait Your Pleasure, Fabyans, White Mts., U.S.A."
Littleton, N. H. B.W. Kilburn 1892 No Binding Collectible-Very Good Book 
Original stereograph on tan board (3 1/2 x 7 inch) with title under the right photo. Publisher's name on the backside. Image of the Staff lined up in the main ball/dinning room facing the camera. The Fabyans is a famous hotel in New Hampshire. Very good clean copy. 
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163 Anonymous Original Stereocard Photograph. "78 - Banquet Tables for Troops - Honolulu"
New Educational Series No Binding Collectible-Very Good Book 
Original stereocard on tan boards. Board dimensions 7 x 3 1/2 inches, photograph dimensions 5 1/12 x 3 inches. Title at base of photos. View of long tables with benches surrounded by palm trees. Women in the background wearing hats that indicate this is dated late 19th-early 20th century. Possibly the troops are intended for the Phillipine-American War of 1899. 
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164 Anonymous Original Stereocard Photograph. "89 - Wrecked Church, Manilla"
New Educational Series No Binding Collectible-Very Good Book 
Original stereocard on tan boards. Board dimensions 7 x 3 1/2 inches, photograph dimensions 5 1/12 x 3 inches. Title at base of photos. View of man sitting outside a stone church that has taken significant damage, possibly during the Phillipine-American War in 1899. 
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165 Anonymous Original Stereocard Photograph. "9154 - Dream on the Lagoon, World's Columbian Exposition"
Littleton, N. H. B. W. Kilburn 1894 No Binding Collectible-Very Good Book 
Original stereocard on tan boards. Board dimensions 7 x 3 1/2 inches, photograph dimensions 6 x 3 inches. Title at base of photos. The World's Columbian Exhibition was a World's Fair held in Chicago, Illinois, in 1893 to commemorate the 400th anniversary of Christopher Columbus' arrival in the New World. This is a view of the lagoon, the centerpiece of the fair, with the Horticulture Building in the background. 
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166 Anonymous Original Stereocard Photograph. "A Corner of One of the Wonders of the World, Columbian Exposition"
New York, N.Y. Strohmeyer & Wyman 1894 No Binding Collectible-Very Good Book 
Original stereocard on tan boards. Board dimensions 7 x 3 1/2 inches, photograph dimensions 6 x 3 inches. Title at base of photos. The World's Columbian Exhibition was a World's Fair held in Chicago, Illinois, in 1893 to commemorate the 400th anniversary of Christopher Columbus' arrival in the New World. This is a view of a corner of the Columbia Fountain, showing a sculpture by Frederick MacMonnies (1863-1937) of "seahorses", with horse heads and torsos and fish tails, being reined in by riders. This is only a portion of a much larger statue that was a centerpiece of the fair. The Manufacturers and Liberal Arts Building is in the background. 
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167 Anonymous Original Stereocard Photograph. "A Halo of Crystalline Beauty, Pan American Exposition."
New York, New York James M Davis 1901 No Binding Collectible-Fine Book 
# 14507. Stereograph on tan board (3 1/2 x 7 inch) with title across the bottom. The Pan American Exposition was held in Buffalo, New York during 1901. Being 25 miles from NIagara Falls it was the first major display of electricity for public use using Nikola Tesla's recently invented 3 phase system of alternating current power transmission to light the exterior of the fair buildings. When William McKinley was assassinated at the Temple of Music they had to operate under reflected sunlight since there was no interior lighting and the doctors were unsure as to the damage that could be caused by an x-ray machine, on display for the first time, would have on him. Image of the Crystalline Palace in full light at night. Fine clean copy. 
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168 Anonymous Original Stereocard Photograph. "A Load of Logs at the Kettle River Landing, Minnesota Pineries, U.S.A."
Meadville, PA Keystone View Company No Binding Collectible-Very Good Book 
# 20033 (162). Stereograph on gray board (7 x 3 1/2 inch) with commentary on the backside about logging in the backwoods of Minnesota pineries as the beginning of the 20th century. View no longer seen of a crew of loggers being pulled on a large log sled by horses along the ground. All replaced by trucks now and no longer the mature logs in this picture. Clean copy. 
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169 Anonymous Original Stereocard Photograph. "A Play of Water and Colored Lights, Buckingham Fountain at Night, Chicago, Illinois."
Meadville, PA Keystone View Company No Binding Collectible-Very Good Book 
# 32723 (1154). Stereograph on gray board (7 x 3 1/2 inch) with commentary on the backside about this spectacular water fountain modeled after one at Versailles. It has a flow of 14,000 gallons per minute and did a two hour light show at night, ca.1915. Truly a visual delight with the lights on in this photo and water streaming everwhere as it climbs higher and higher with spouting seahorses in the foreground. Very clean copy as if mint out of its shipping box. 
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170 Anonymous Original Stereocard Photograph. "A View of the Lake, Central Park"
No Binding Collectible-Good Book 
Unnumbered Stereograph on yellow board (7 x 3 1/2 inch) with coloring poorly done. View of the lake with boat and boathouse in the distance. Watercoloring on the board and backside. circa.1870s. 
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171 Anonymous Original Stereocard Photograph. "American Falls, Niagara Falls, New York."
Meadville, PA Keystone View Company No Binding Collectible-Fine Book 
# 149 (49). Stereograph on gray board 97 x 3 1/2 inch) with commentary on the backside about the falls and the Niagara River along with how they were created. View from the American side looking out over the American Falls in full flow, before the days of modern plumbing and power that cut the flow back for power production at night. View ca.1915. Fine clean copy. 
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172 Anonymous Original Stereocard Photograph. "American Pillars of Hercules"
No Binding Collectible-Very Good Book 
Unumbered with only pencil notation on the backside "looking toward the entrance between the 'Pillars of Hercules'" in Kentucky. Stereograph on purple board (7 x 3 1/2 inch). ca.1870s. Nice clean copy. 
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173 Anonymous Original Stereocard Photograph. "American Scenery, Boston, Washington Elm, Cambridge."
No Binding Collectible-Fine Book 
circa.1870s. Stereograph on yellow board with curved corners (6 7/8 x 3 1/2 inch). Title underlined on the backside of the board listing stereocards for "Boston and Vicinity". The image shows the lower part of the Elm tree with a iron gate around the base and a granite marker stating "Under This Tree Washington First Took Command of the American Army July 31 1775" which was said to be based on a Henry Wadsworth Longfellow quote. This legend become popular in the 1830s, though not true and was finally debunked in 1925. The tree fell in 1923 (aged 210 years) and was cut up into one thousand pieces and sold to the public and given to historical societies in all 48 states. A fine clean copy of this former New England legend about George Washington. 
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174 Anonymous Original Stereocard Photograph. "An Indian Maiden and Two Braves, Minnesota."
Meadville, PA Keystone View Company No Binding Collectible-Fine Book 
# 11942 (168). Stereograph on gray board (7 x 3 1/2 inch) with commentary on the backside quoting Longfellow's ' Hiawatha' with information on the native costumes. A staged photo of two men in native dress with a young woman in front of a wigwam in the woods. Quite silly. Clean copy. 
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175 Anonymous Original Stereocard Photograph. "An Indian Mother and Her Child, Michigan."
Meadville, PA Keystone View Company No Binding Collectible-Fine Book 
# 11941 (158). Stereograph on gray board (7 x 3 1/2 inch) with commentary on the backside quoting Longfellow's 'Hiawatha' and commenting on the future life of the little child, slightly racist. View of a woman in native dress with her child in a native craddle under a pine tree. Clean copy. 
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176 Anonymous Original Stereocard Photograph. "Artist's Brook, Conway, N.H."
Littleton, N. H. Kilburn Brothers No Binding Collectible-Very Good Book 
No. 671. Stereograph on yellow board (6 3/4 x 3 1/4 inch) with publishers stamp on the backside. ca. 1870s. View of rural road winding through the scene with bridge crossing the brook. Nice clean copy. 
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177 Anonymous Original Stereocard Photograph. "At the Pacific Entrance of the Panama Canal Showing Fortfied Islands, Wireless Towers and Breakwater."
Meadville, PA Keystone View Company No Binding Collectible-Fine Book 
No. 21787 (256). Stereograph on gray board (7 x 3 1/2 inch) with a printed commentary on the backside. View of the western entrance of the Panama Canal near the city of Balboa, Panama. Nice clear image in a plastic slip case. 
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178 Anonymous Original Stereocard Photograph. "Atlantic City, the Beach from Boardwalk"
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania The Universal Photo Art Co. No Binding Collectible-Fine Book 
circa.1890. #2886. Stereograph on tan board (7 x 3 1/2 inch) with title on the bottom of the photo and publisher's name along the side. Image of bathers at the beach in period costume with many along the edge of the water seated watching others in the water. Fine clean copy. 
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179 Anonymous Original Stereocard Photograph. "Au Sable Chasm, Keeseville, N.Y."
Littleton, N.H. Kilburn Brothers No Binding Collectible-Good Book 
No. 814 with publishers name printed on the backside. Stereograph yellow card (6 3/4 x 3 1/4 inch). Some soiling to card with scratched portion (1/2 inch) from left photo. Image of ladder up the craggy cliff with a man at the base. Nice image, save the mark. 
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180 Anonymous Original Stereocard Photograph. "Bark (Instantaneous)"
Chicago, Ill. American Stereoscopic Company No Binding Collectible-Good Book 
No. 1418 of the 'Marine Views' series. Stereograph on tan board (7 x 3 1/4 inch) with label card pasted on the backside with title underlined. View of a Bark offshore, shore in the foreground. Some soiling to the top of the board. 
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