October 29, 2016, 10:00 AM EST
Yonkers, NY, USALive Auction
Lot 444: A watermelon grower.(69 views)
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Estimate: $80 - $180
Description: A watermelon grower. A clipping that accompanies this cabinet card identifies him as Hon. G. W. Swink, founder of Colorado’s Watermelon Day. It gives a detailed account of the growth of that event under Swink’s supervision. Here he is shown with a watermelon almost 5 feet high. The maker’s name can’t be distinguished against the dark textured mount.
Condition Report: Slight handling stains on bottom margin. [3+]