Lot 140

13 Images of Children Abnormalities, Death, Life

Estimate: $200 - $300

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$300 $50
$1,000 $100
$2,000 $200
$5,000 $500
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$100,000 $10,000
$1,000,000 $50,000
1884 tintype of Effie and Benjamin J. Becker and their daughter Grace. In a paper frame (H 4-5/8" W 3-1/8"). 2 small19th c. photos of deceased babies in peaceful repose. (larger is: H 2-1/2" W 4-1/4"). One 19th century photo on a heavy card frame of a deceased child in their casket, wreathed in flowers and surrounded by more. (H 9" W 7"). Small photo of 5 decapitated boys. On the verso is written: "Naga Headhunters". (H 2-1/2" x W 3-1/2"). 1 unused post card of The Cuban Twins born Nov. 15, 1912. Guadalupe & Josephine Hinojosa were Siamese Twins. 2 photos of a New Jersey female student taken about a year apart (1934-35), showing her posture. 1 unused divided back post card of a young naked boy, showing unidentified lacerations across his back and thighs. Photo by Miller. 1 very small (2-1/2" x 2-1/8") photo of a dead body on a table. Based on the yardstick in front, it is a child sized body. 1 unused postcard (from Dakar) of a youth with a protruding navel. 1 sepia photo on a heavy card frame showing 6 children lined up from shortest to tallest. The girl second from the right is cross-eyed. Max Strauss Photo, Brooklyn. (H 6" x W 9"). 1 postally used post card from France showing 2 young children reclining, leafing through a book. The girl is embracing a cat. 1 pre-publication booklet from J. B. Lippincott Company, Publishers. 1889. Announcement, Cyclopaedia of the Diseases of Children, medical and surgical...Edited by John M. Keating, M.D....Complete in four handsome volumes. 16 pp. synopsis of the work. (H 9-3/4" x W 6-3/8"). Longitudinal fold at center. A few page tears in margin. Some spots and soiling. Sizes: as listed above, but all are housed in plastic 3-ring binder sheets. Conditions: as noted above. Link for high-res photos: https://www.dropbox.com/scl/fo/ow8jyx4bt73y24i4b2a4e/h?dl=0&rlkey=808puh6nkbc42fnvdv98na6mj

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