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Cabinet Card Photographs404 of 425Spanish American War era Patriotic photographMy great-Grandmother as a little girl
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    Posted 11 years ago

    kpoz13
    (6 items)

    Hi everyone I have these pictures from a album they look very old but I cant tell for sure. All of them are printed on cardboard how old does this make them? Also if anyone knows the value that would be fantastic as well.

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    1. scottvez scottvez, 11 years ago
      They look like cabinet cards-- should be about 4" X 6 1/2" when out of the album.

      They were popular from about 1870-1900.

      I would say yours are from the 1880s- 90s.

      Scott
    2. kpoz13, 11 years ago
      Thanks I really appreciate your help!! Some of the photographs have a photograph company logo on the bottom of it do you know what this would be from?
    3. scottvez scottvez, 11 years ago
      It is typical of the photographs-- most will have something on the bottom and then a more elaborate backmark done by the original photographer.

      Most photographers kept the negative allowing the customer to come back and get additional prints made, if desired.

      Scott
    4. kpoz13, 11 years ago
      Would you know the value there is about 32 photos in this album?
    5. scottvez scottvez, 11 years ago
      It is hard to say without seeing the entire album.

      Typical shots like the two you have shown don't have much collector appeal or value, but little things can add considerably to value.

      Location of the photograph can increase collector appeal as do certain photographers. The famous, dolls, toys, weapons, animals, military, trains, street scenes and occupationals are a few examples of photograph subjects in higher demand.

      Scott

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