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Posted 2 years ago

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scottvez
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This is a Civil War era carte de visite showing a man with a locomotive at his side.

I don't know if the locomotive is a model or a toy, but it looks to be very well detailed (more so than I would expect for a toy).

The image came in an album with other 1860s era images. Most carry Mass. backmarks, but this particular image is not photographer marked.

Reproduction of these images in any form is prohibited.

scott

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  1. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 2 years ago
    Don't think that is a Happy Houlligan toy. Maybe the sales rep. from a locomotive manufacturer with detailed model or even a print.
  2. musikchoo musikchoo, 2 years ago
    A toy, I suspect, with his right hand around it. Could be a model.
  3. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 2 years ago
    Hey, he does have his hand on it. I thought it was in the background instead of the foreground.
  4. scottvez scottvez, 2 years ago
    Thanks for looking and commenting buss.

    It shows some extra detailing that I wouldn't expect in a toy.

    scott
  5. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 2 years ago
    That's not a toy. Has to be a salesman's model.
  6. scottvez scottvez, 2 years ago
    Thanks again buss!

    scott
  7. scottvez scottvez, 2 years ago
    Thanks for looking amber and official.

    scott
  8. scottvez scottvez, 2 years ago
    Thanks for looking ted.

    scott
  9. scottvez scottvez, 2 years ago
    Thanks p...!

    scott
  10. scottvez scottvez, 2 years ago
    Thanks gargoyle.

    scott
  11. scottvez scottvez, 2 years ago
    Thanks for looking lisa!

    scott

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