Apr 17, 2014 - Sale 2345

Sale 2345 - Lot 53

Price Realized: $ 875
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 800 - $ 1,200
A delightful selection of 16 botanical real photo postcards depicting a variety of leaves, mostly indigenous to the Eastern United States. Photograms, each measuring approximately 4 7/8x3 inches (12.4x7.6 cm.), and the reverse, most with the plant identification, in ink, in an unknown hand, on recto, and with the Collector's hand stamp, on verso. 1904-1930

Additional Details

Each postcard bears the hand stamp of the Collector: Clair M. Overmiller. Overmiller studied Physics at Gettysburg College in the 1920s and went on to work for the American Telephone and Telegraph Co. in Stony Creek, Virginia, New York City, and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.