1880's Cabinet Card Photo Of Two Hunters W/ Winchester Repeating Rifles & Dogs For Sale
Rare and original, 1880's, Cabinet Card Photograph of two hunters (likely a father and son) with their hunting dogs - both men hold what appear to be Winchester Repeating Rifles!! This wonderful, American Sporting subject Cabinet Card Photo measures approx. 4" by 5 1/2" and is mounted on its original, photographer's card mount (overall size of mount is 4 1/4" by 6 1/2”). It depicts the Hunters standing in the photographer's studio with their hunting dogs at their feet. The younger man at the left holds his repeating rifle "at the ready" while his father holds the barrel of his repeater with his left hand. The butt end of the stock of that rifle rests on the prop rocks on which he stands. Although the Hunters are not identified, the CDV carries the mark on the photographer - M. G. Gilmore of Old Town, Maine - on both the front and the reverse.
This outstanding Cabinet Card came to us as part of a wonderful collection of Western and Firearms Subject Tintypes, CDV’s and Cabinet Cards which we are selling this week and next on . It is unconditionally guaranteed original and of the period and comes with our usual lifetime guarantee of authenticity and “no questions asked” return privilege. Be sure to check out this seller’s other sales for a number of other fantastic 19th century Photographs from this small but wonderful collection!!!
This outstanding, American Hunting subject Cabinet Card Photo is in excellent condition - both the photo and the card mount are crisp and clean and very well preserved. The Photo exhibits sharp focus, strong contrast and rich tonality. The Card Mount has some light edge wear and light soiling. Overall this outstanding Cabinet card Photo is well preserved and displays nicely.
A rare and wonderful, 1880’s Cabinet Card Photograph of two hunters and their Winchester Repeating Rifles and a fantastic addition to any collection!!!
Be sure to check this sellers other sales for a number of FANTASTIC Western Americana and Firearms related 19th century Photographs which are also being offered for sale this week on !!!
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1880's Cabinet Card Photo Of Two Hunters W/ Winchester Repeating Rifles & Dogs: $80