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FISHING

This stereoview was produced in the 1870s, just after the Civil War. Text on the back: "CHARACTERISTIC SOUTHERN SCENES, Fishing PHOTOGRAPHED BY J.A. PALMER, AIKEN, S.C. A large Stock of Views of Negro Groups, Cabins, Teams, Cotton Fields and Plants ,etc., kept cnstantly on hand. Also, Florida, Georgia, and South Carolina Views."

STEREOVIEW
$250. USD
FISHING
SIZE
Approximately 4 x 7 inches.
CONDITION
Both sides: White areas (sky, water, but mostly up top) have a grey spottiness to them. It doesn’t’ appear to be foxing, but some sort of soiling. Some tiny spots and specks. Mount: Wear around edges and at corners. Soiling, front and back. Back also has a large piece of surface layer missing, a piece of the paper with text missing, and some glue residue..
APPEARANCE
  Especially rich tones. Very good contrast. Composition suggests serenity.

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