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African American Family and Home, Oversized Photograph, South Dakota, circa 1900

Estimate: US$300 - US$500
Price realised:  US$188
Lot number 105, Views: 43

Silver gelatin photograph, 4.75 x 6.75 in., on 7 x 9 in. mount, pencil inscribed on verso, "Calvin Simmons & Family." Uncredited: [Clark, South Dakota], n.d., circa 1900. A view of Calvin Simmons, his wife, and four children in front of a wood house. Mississippi native Calvin Simmons (b. circa 1856) is recorded in the 1910 Census as living in Garfield, South Dakota, with his wife Rosa and four children, May, Carl, William, and Adeline. His occupation is listed as a farmer. Condition: Some minor surface soiling, few spots on print. Some light soiling on mount. Light corner and edge wear to mount.

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Cowan's Auctions, Inc.
Title: 12/3/2020 - The Road West: The Steve Turner Collection of African Americana, Part II
Date of the auction: 3 Dec 2020
Address: Cowan's Auctions, Inc.
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OH 45232 Cincinnati
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