Lot 281: 7 cabinet cards: DC Black Americans w/ Scurlock
December 1, 2016
Falls Church, VA, USALive Auction
Description: [African Americans/Wash. DC] 7 cabinet cards by photographers in Washington, D.C. incl. 1 by Scurlock. ++ Cabinet card of woman. Backstamp is faded but legible (Lardner, Photographer...) Scuffed, burn mark to right portion, some staining, mount chipped. ++ Cabinet card of E. B. Williams [name and 1877 date handwritten on back of mount). Williams is a black man in an Army coat with what are probably 2 medals, and is wearing a cavalry saber in its sheath. He is wearing a civilian hat. Half-length. Johnson Bros, Washington, D. C. Albumen. Spotting. ++ African American baby. Scurlock, Washington on lower portion of mount. Image near fine, photo lifting at edges of mount, mount has tear and corner chips. ++ Group of 5 men. ++ 3 cabinet cards of different women. Good to very good cond.