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Three Photographs of a Rock Quarrying Operation
10/6/2014 - American History Timed
Lot of 3 silver gelatin photographs, each mounted to 10 x 12 in., showing operations at a rock quarry in situated in the rolling hills of what is probably New York or Pennsylvania.

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One with light brown spots in the sky, and mounts with light edge and corner wear, else very good.
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Yardlong Photograph of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show Performers
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