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Lot 172    

Miscellaneous Stereoviews and Viewer
2/18/2016 - American History: Timed Online Auction - ends 2/29
Lot includes viewer and 35 stereoviews:

Viewer is an Underwood & Underwood Sun Sculpture viewer with 1901 patent.

Views include:

8 Underwood & Underwood and Keystone views of Egypt, including the Sphinx, Nile, and Cairo.

15 U&U and Keystone views of Palestine, including Jerusalem, Nazareth, Ramallah, and Hebron.

4 Keystone views of Syria, including Damascus and Baalbek.

3 U&U views of Africa, including Kilimanjaro and a Kikuyu bridal purchase.

2 U&U views of India, including the Taj Mahal and the Maharaja of Gwalior.

3 Griffith & Griffith views, of Monte Carlo, Jerusalem, and Cuba.
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