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    Sale 2506 | Lot 291
    Estimate: $1,200 - $1,800
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    • Sale 2506 Lot 291

      An album with 24 photographs picturing the production line and headquarters of the Bro-Bar Grape Juice Co., apparently an early subsidiary of the brand Welch's, in Watkins, New York.
      Featuring professional photographs of the sprawling company's vineyards; an early conveyor system that carried wooden crates of fresh grapes to be de-stemmed, crushed, hot pressed, and drained; candid group portraits of the jolly company team; and storage shelves of glass growler bottles, the end product for storage. Silver prints, the images measuring approximately 8x10 inches (20.3x25.4 cm.), linen backed, each with the photographer's hand stamp and a typed negative number, on verso. Oblong 4to; brown boards; twin-bolt binding. Circa 1915

      Estimate $1,200 - 1,800