Lot 47    

Keystone Magic Lantern Slides, Including American Indian,
1/19/2015 - American History: Timed Auction
One set as follows: Indian Basket Weaving, Prince Edward Island and Indian Woman Working on Moose Hide, near Atlin, British Columbia. Both images by the Keystone View Company of Meadville, Pennsylvania. Additional Keystone slides in this lot variously depict coal cars in Ohio, agriculture in New York State and ivory shipping from Mombassa. Slides in this lot produced by other firms show a Tokyo street scene, the summit of Pike's Peak in 1901, a yacht race, Admiral Dewey's Triumphal Arch in New York and two night views of a New York street lit up in celebration of American victories in 1898. All 4" x 3.25".

PLUS set of 10 Western and Middle States, U.S.A. including: 215 Great Chained Log Rafts on the Columbia River, Wash.; 194 The Most Famous Sight in Yellowstone ParK, "Old Faithful" Geyser in Action; 206 Petrified Trees and Painted Desert, Ariz.; 161 Digging Ditch with Tractor and Laying Drain Tile, Wisconsin; 179 Tractor Drawing Double Disk and a Three-Section Tooth Harrow, S. Dak.; 219 Mt. Rainier and the Nisqually River, Mt. Ranier Nat. Park, Wash.; 190 Sheep Grazing on Range, Idaho; 205 Ruins of the Cliff Dwellers Palace in the Mesa Verde, Colo.; 182 Mounted Sioux Indians in "Full Feather" Leaving Camp, Nebr.; 225 Hydraulic Mining, Ore. Each still with explanatory card.


Condition:  
The Ohio coal scene and one of the New York night views have each a small peripheral crack. The other slides are intact, displaying only light wear from normal use.
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