[Late 19th-Century Portrait of a White Man and Native African Child]. Author: GARBER, Davis (Photographer) Title: [Late 19th-Century Portrait of a White Man and Native African Child] Publication: New York: D. Description: Commercial card, 6.5" by 4", with print adhered to front, 5.5" by 4". Photographer's logo and information to verso, with contemporary signature J.
Royer" and penciled note: "'Her native name is Bra... / aged 3yrs + 9mos. With a chip obscuring the rest of the child's name. Very good overall, with corners a bit chipped and overall a bit toned, quite well-preserved overall. A strange photograph, printed and apparently taken at Davis Garber's studio at 747 Broadway in New York, depicting an older white man holding the hand of a small African child.
With almost no information other than the note from the duplicate, an unsettling image indeed. I specialize in modern and contemporary literature; The Beats; poetry; popular culture; esoterica; artists' books; the avant-garde in all its various guises (music to film, art to dance); small journals and magazines (especially those associated with the Mimeo Revolution); letters, manuscripts, and archives; as well as vernacular, folk, and outsider books.Proud member of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of American (ABAA), the International League of. Antiquarian Booksellers (ILAB), and the International Online Booksellers Association (IOBA). We guarantee the accuracy and authenticity of all our listings. "First edition" always means first printing unless otherwise indicated. We pride ourselves on our packaging. All books are carefully packed to help insure safe arrival in condition sent. Please contact is BEFORE PURCHASING for an exact quote. We leave feedback upon receipt of feedback. If you are not satisfied for any reason, please let us know before leaving feedback so we can make it right! This listing was created by Bibliopolis. The item "Davis GARBER / Late 19th-Century Portrait of White Man and Native African Child" is in sale since Tuesday, July 2, 2019. This item is in the category "Books\Antiquarian & Collectible".
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