Railroad workers. Old photograph
25 April 2020
Description

I think it says in the back, GN Railroad bridge gang 37. Not sure if it is 1837 or 1937. Blacks on 1 side, whites on the other.

Provenance

My grandmother left me a few thousand old photographs.. The Pettits from Texas

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Inherited
For sale
Maybe
Answered within 2 days
By Sara S
Apr 27, 03:19 UTC
Fair Market Value
$50 - $200 USD
Insurance Value $0 USD
What does this mean?

Hello Leigia. Thank you for your appraisal inquiry with Mearto. The items presented appear to be albumen photographs of a group a people constructing a railroad line. One print is dated to 1937. The photographs do present some condition concerns. The edges are torn and there is quite a bit of discoloration. There does not seem to be any photographer studio copyright. Unfortunately, we cannot attribute the prints to a photographer at this time. The estimate provided is based on recent auction estimates for a small collection of albumen photographs of similar subject matter and age without photographer attribution. Thank you and please take care.

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