Mose Bone Sample Room-vintage male art photography

vintage male art photography
vintage male art photography

Mose Bone Sample Room
Men around the Mose Bone Sample Room. A male dwarf is walking in front of the saloon, which is north of the railroad depot. A sign on the building advertises "Drink Schlitz, the Beer that Made Milwaukee Famous, For Sale at Mose Bones." There is a sign painted on the side of the building advertising "Cigars, Lunch Room, and Lodging."

This image is part of a collection of over 6,000 glass plate negatives created by Charles J. Van Schaick. Van Schaick learned the art of photography after moving to Jackson County, Wisconsin. In 1885, he opened a studio in Black River Falls, Wisconsin and served as the town photographer for over 50 years. His work includes both studio portraits and richly varied and intimate snapshots of small-town, Wisconsin life. A portion of his photographic work is represented in Wisconsin Death Trip by Michael Lesy.

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vintage male art photography
vintage male art photography

Edwin A. Abbey
Description: Photograph of Edwin A. Abbey. On back in pencil "From a copyright photograph by Window & Grove."

Abbey, Edwin Austin, 1852-1911

Creator/Photographer: Window & Grove

Medium: Black and white photographic print

Dimensions: 11 cm x 8 cm

Date: c. 1870

Persistent URL: http://photography.si.edu/SearchImage.aspx?id=5214

Repository: Archives of American Art

Accession number: aaa_miscphot_5425

vintage male art photography

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