ANTIQUE DOWNTOWN NEW ORLEANS LA NO&CRR PHARMACY SIGN ARCHITECTURE TINTYPE PHOTO For Sale
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ANTIQUE DOWNTOWN NEW ORLEANS LA NO&CRR PHARMACY SIGN ARCHITECTURE TINTYPE PHOTO :
A rare quarter plate tintype photograph from the pre or Civil War era measuring approximately 4 1/4 x 3 1/4 inches. This is a scarce image of an 1850 Gallier style building in early downtown New Orleans and priced accordingly based on other early American city images, its architectural and early Rail significance, the extreme detail and its quarter plate size. Early research has identified this as 901 Poydras Street in New Orleans LA, which no longer exists; however, research is ongoing for full confirmation. Mule drawn rail car is New Orleans & Carrollton Railroad. Deutsche Apotheke, Apothecary & Chemist, Pharmacien, Drugs & Medicine, and "...ECH" near lower trade sign are incredible details with early marketing to German and French immigrants. Mortar and Pestle trade signs are hand colored. Mixed races with African Americans included. Pharmacist has yet to be identified. Based on its age buyer will own copyright for reproduction purposes. Please request permission for any use. Image has been flipped horizontally in other complete listed picture. Details are even finer in person with a loupe. Fine detail with light loss, oxidation and light bends as pictured. Ships via UPS next day insured up to $50,000. Serious inquiries only. Thanks for looking.