12 Florida Glass Lantern Slides.

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Book Condition: Very Good


Eleven different scenes, 4" x 3.75" glass positive transparencies (lantern slides), mostly Florida, including George Street house, S.S. Miami at sea, Eating fruit on Hogg Island, Ostrich Farm Jacksonville, fort scene, Obispo Street, Old Vedder House, Carnival on the Prado, Old City Gate (St. Augustine), Mule-drawn streetcar, Jacksonville National Bank. All are nicely hand-tinted (?), all seem to be dated 1906 by the E.O.M. Co. Chicago and copyrighted by Alvah Roebuck, the co-founder of Sears & Roebuck, suggesting these made have been sold through the Sears catalog. In adition to these eleven, there is another slide, a scene of an African-American man and girl in front of a Palmetto Hut near Jacksonville. (so labeled). It is nicely colorized (hand-tinted), made by the TH. McAllister-Keller Co., Inc. Early 1900s. Condition is generally VG, with a little fading. The slides were photographed on a light box . Several years ago I failed to by a Magic Lantern projector, went back a few days later, but it was gon

Title: 12 Florida Glass Lantern Slides.

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Categories: Other,

Publisher: ca 1903

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: 17088