Item #1890 Three hand-colored portrait photographs from Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, c. Late 19th century. ANONYMOUS.
Three hand-colored portrait photographs from Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, c. Late 19th century.
Three hand-colored portrait photographs from Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, c. Late 19th century.
Three hand-colored portrait photographs from Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, c. Late 19th century.
Three hand-colored portrait photographs from Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, c. Late 19th century.
Three hand-colored portrait photographs from Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, c. Late 19th century.
Three hand-colored portrait photographs from Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, c. Late 19th century.

Three hand-colored portrait photographs from Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, c. Late 19th century.

Pennsylvania: Not stated, Before 1895. Ephemera no binding. [EPHEMERA] [PHOTOGRAPHS]. Each are 8 ½ ” x 5 ¾” and mounted on 10” x 8” card stock. Three wonderful hand-colored photographs of two men and a woman from a family in the Lancaster County, Pennsylvania area. older man with a large Shenandoah or “whaler” style beard is identified on the verso as “Eli Eichelberger, Harriet E. Simons father. Born Feb. 2-1821, died Oct. 12-1895.”

The younger man is painted with startling blue eyes, a neatly trimmed Shenandoah or “chin curtain” beard, and is identified as “Grandpa Simon age 62 written by Fay.” He has a small gold-colored pin on his vest lapel and what appears to be a gold watch chain across his chest.

The woman in a front buttoned black dress with a fancy scarf or lace shawl at her neck is identified on the verso as “Grandma Simon at the age of 52 years. Written by Fay. John W. Simons Mother.”. Near fine. Item #1890

Price: $150.00

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