Lot 91    

[Photographic] Seven Stereoviews of People Viewing Stereoviews
9/26/2011 - Curved-Mount Stereoview Collection
Lot of 7 of people looking at stereoviews including B.W. Kilburn #11468 "The Fountain of Knowledge" of little boy seated on a chamber pot looking through stereoscope; T.W. Ingersoll #281 "An Interesting Picture," Two young women in nightgowns holding stereoscopes, one looking; Underwood & Underwood "The Stereograph as Educator--Underwood Patent Extension Cabinet in a home library," woman sitting next to the cabinets looking into stereoscope; Keystone View Co. #285 "Embracing an Opportunity," view salesman kisses wife as husband busy looking into stereoscope; unnumbered Keystone advertising view "KEYSTONE 600 SET for the Home," woman looking into Stereoscope seated by cabinet/bookshelf with flip-top stereoview book box opened on top shelf; C.H. Graves #4518 "High Art Connoisseurs," 3 young women in nightgowns looking at views in a bedroom and anonymous pirated copy of girl looking into rotary viewer. 6 buff and 1 gray mount.

Provenance:  
The Ed Burchard Stereoview Collection


Condition:  
Overall bright and clear. Some minor soil on the mounts. 2 with slight waterstains on mount edges.
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[William McKinley-McKinley's Last Speech] Lot of Seven Stereviews
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[Expositions-Cowboys at the Century-of-Progress Rodeo] Lot of Eight Stereoviews
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[World's Columbian Exposition-Bennett] Four Stereoviews
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[Egypt] 51 Stereoviews
Lot # 65 - [Egypt] 51 Stereoviews
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Lot # 128 - [Famous People-Col. Fred Grant]
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Lot # 70 - [Greece] Lot of Six Stereoviews
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Lot # 64 - [Holy Land] Lot of 31 Stereoviews
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Lot # 58 - [Various Foreign Countries] 42 Stereoviews
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