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tommy1002's likes16 of 2011950's Plastic Coca-Cola Six-pack Carrierbudweiser anheuser-busch inc crate. st louis. mo.trade mark 8294e
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    Posted 9 years ago

    rniederman
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    Hopefully no one is offended by this, but I was attracted to the photography theme (photographer with wood & brass camera) as well as the oddly humerous sitting. As background, there was a time in early photography in which subjects were very nervous in front of a camera. I recently acquired an amazing 1850 book with a wonderful story of a farmer sitting for his first photograph. It seems that this is a recurring theme ... first haircut, first picture, etc. In researching Mokaska Coffee, it appears the company created numerous tradecards of varying themes and subjects. I'm a bit baffled by this particular choice of imagery, but from a photohistory point of view it tells a timeless story.

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    1. rniederman rniederman, 9 years ago
      Thanks for looking and feedback AmberRose and officialfuel!
    2. rniederman rniederman, 9 years ago
      Thanks, tommy1002.
    3. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 9 years ago
      Want to hear about the farmer. Too long?
    4. rniederman rniederman, 9 years ago
      Thanks, kerry10456.

      blunderbuss2 ... I'll post the story about the farmer with a scan of a wonderful 1850 engraving of the story scene next week. Thanks for looking.
    5. rniederman rniederman, 9 years ago
      Thanks Hardbrake, chevy59, and vintagemad!
    6. rniederman rniederman, 9 years ago
      Thanks, packrat, Manikin, and mustangtony!
    7. rniederman rniederman, 8 years ago
      Thanks, bratjdd!
    8. rniederman rniederman, 7 years ago
      Thanks, aghcollect!
    9. PostCardCollector PostCardCollector, 5 years ago
      HOW ABSOLUTELY GREAT IS THIS?? want one too for my collection.
    10. rniederman rniederman, 5 years ago
      Thanks!
      ho2cultcha
      Amiar
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    11. rniederman rniederman, 5 years ago
      Thanks, kyratango!

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