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Americana, Paintings & Sporting Art

November 17, 2011 – November 19, 2011

Lot #56
Temp #40
DepartmentPhotographs
Sold For $160.00   (hammer price)
 $184.00   (price including buyer's premium)
Last Updated November 19, 2011

Description

NINE PHOTOGRAPHS OF SARATOGA SCENES
All framed except as noted. 1) Putnam's Mansion by the Rotograph [sic] Co. 7 x 9" sight. 2) A pavilion filled with people. Sign in front reads "Hamilton Spring". 3" x 4 3/5" sight. 3) 20th Century photograph of a Saratoga Springs train station with a train stopped in front. 3" x 6" sight. 4) Three men and a boy outside a "Geyser Spring Co." storefront with awning and window signs. 4" x 7". 5) Circa 1900 blue tinted photo of five passengers plus a driver in a open coach with a catboat in the background. A note on the back identifies the passengers as Judge Hilton (who owned what may have been the largest estate in Saratoga), Willard Lester, Miss Perrin, a female guest from California and General Lester. 7" x 9" sight. 6) Possibly a small train station by "Baker and Record Photographers (Over Commercial Bank) Saratoga Springs, N.Y." 12" x 9" sight. 7) The toboggan slide in winter by E. A. Record. 9" x 7". 8) Unframed matted photograph of a boarding house or an inn with multiple people on the porches. 7" x 10". Mat as is. 9) Matted photograph of the 30th Triennial Conclave Knights Templar of the United States, Saratoga Springs, N.Y., July 7-14 1907. Printed by Lloyd Photo of Troy."

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