Kids - page 1

I can't recall who, when asked if he liked children, replied 'Only if well cooked'. (actually it was W.C. Fields, and he said 'lightly fried'). These are highly popular and this section has recently been extended. They are in no particular order and fine 1850s views rub shoulders with late low quality views.
 


Fine Art Photo Co. 'Jesus, Tender Shepherd hear me'.
Condition. Mark at center of left image.
Order #1301.
Price $8.


'Jesus, Tender Shepherd hear me'. Mechanical version.
Condition 7.
Order #1302.
Price $6.
 


Keystone. 'Now I lay me down to sleep'.
Condition 7 but 1930s thin view of lady on beach glued on the back.
Order #1303.
Price $6.
 


Excelsior 'The child's prayer'.
Condition. Clean view but pirated.
Order #1304.
Price $5.
 


American and International 'Gosh, that's great, you bet!'.
Condition 7 (mount a bit dog-eared).
Order #1305.
Price $6.
 


Underwood. 'Will I be an angel, Mama?'.
Condition. Mark on child's eye, right image.
Order #1306.
Price $2.
 
 


Underwood. 'What makes the cat so sad?'. Manic stuffed cat.
Condition. Tightly trimmed at bottom. Images 6.
Order #1307.
Price $6.
 


'The anxious mother'. Fine 1850s view.
Condition 8/9.
Order #1309.
Price $18.
 


'Little Mischief'. 1850s view.
Condition. Images 8/9. Fault in the printing of the back.
Order #1311.
Price $15.
 


Berry, Kelley & Chadwick, Philadelphia. 'A Sunbeam of Life'.
Condition 7/8.
Order #1312.
Price $8.
 


'The Schoolmaster'. This old gentleman appears on many humor views. Some years ago I read an article about who he was - and then promptly lost it. Can anyone help?
Condition 9.
Order #1313.
Price $8.
 


Underwood/Strohmeyer. 'In the daisy field: Sweet flow'ret of the rural shade'.
Condition 6.
Order #1314.
Price $4.
 


'First time at Church - The Litany'. 1850s hand-tinted view.
Condition 8/9.
Order #1315.
Price $15.
 


'Minding Dolly'. 1850s hand-tinted view.
Condition 8.
Order #1316.
Price $10.
 


'Little Red Riding Hood'. 1850s hand-tinted view.
Condition. Loss of red paint.
Order #1317.
Price $6.
 


Keystone. 'This litle pig went to market'. Descriptive text for kids.
Condition 9.
Order #1318.
Price $8.
 


Underwood/Strohmeyer. 'Nellie's first painting - just like life'. Tricks with 'mirror' images were popular from the 1850s.
Condition 9.
Order #1319.
Price $12.
 
 


Underwood/Strohmeyer. 'Nellie's first painting. Just like life'. Variant.
Condition 8/9.
Order #1320.
Price $9.
 


Underwood. 'There goes the rising bell'. Variant.
Condition 5.
Order #1321.
Price $3.
 


Underwood. 'Reward of merit'.
Condition. Very slight split at right side of left image.
Order #1322.
Price $8.
 


'Waiting for Santa Claus'.
Condition. Remians of torn view on the back.
Order #1323.
Price $12.
 


Keystone. 'Merry Christmas'.
Condition 9.
Order #1325.
Price $15.
 


Keystone. 'Merry Christmas'. Description for kids.
Condition 9.
Order #3501.
Price $12.
 


Excelsior. 'The Christmas Dinner'.
Condition. Good for Excelsior.
Order #3502.
Price $12.
 


Underwood. 'Five o'clock tea'.
Condition 9.
Order #3504.
Price $12.
 


'Little Miss Muffett'. Another 'mirror' view.
Condition 8.
Order #3505.
Price $12.
 


'The Tea Party'. Probably pirated.
Condition. Thinnish images but quite viewable.
Order #3506.
Price $4.
 


Underwood/Strohmeyer. 'Preaching his first sermon'.
Condition 7.
Order #3507.
Price $5.
 


Underwood. 'A stitch in time saves nine'.
Condition 8.
Order #3508.
Price $6.
 


Excelsior 'As good as gold'.
Condition 6.
Order #3509.
Price $6.
 


Excelsior 'As good as gold'. Different bowl; not sure if it is the same child - they all look the same to me.
Condition 5.
Order #3510.
Price $6.
 
 


Underwood. 'Going to the Land of Nod'.
Condition 6.
Order #3511.
Price $6.
 
 


Underwood/Strohmeyer 'Dressing the bride'.
Condition 7.
Order #3512.
Price $6.
 


American and International 'A soldier brave'. The first of many appearences on these pages of what was known in England as a 'goesunder' (because it went under the bed).
Condition 7.
Order #3513.
Price $8.
 


Underwood/Strohmeyer 'Kiss me first'.
Condition 7/8.
Order #3514.
Price $8.
 


Underwood 'That pesky rat again'.
Condition 7 but r/h image lighter.
Order #3515.
Price $6.
 

Now some mechanical views which are not the very poor quality views produced in the early 20th century in the US. These are better.


'1599. A Xmas hamper'.
Condition 7 but corner clipped.
Order #3516.
Price $4.
 


'Skipping'.
Condition 5 (marks in sky).
Order #3517.
Price $3.
 


'Flowers for baby'.
Condition 8.
Order #3518.
Price $5.
 


'Asleep in the swing'.
Condition 8/9.
Order #3519.
Price $8.
 


'The New York and Chicago Limited Express'.
Condition 9.
Order #3520.
Price $15.
 


'Dark Town Hammock'.
Condition 9.
Order #3521.
Price $15.
 


Griffith & Griffith (William H. Rau). 'Not in it'.
Condition 9.
Order #3522.
Price $12.
 


Griffith & Griffith (William H. Rau). 'Playmates'.
Condition 9.
Order #3523.
Price $12.
 


'Among the lilies'.
Condition 8.
Order #3524.
Price $8.
 


'Her Guardian Angel'.
Condition 10.
Order #3525.
Price $12.
 


'For of such is the Kingdom of Heaven'.
Condition 9.
Order #3526.
Price $12.
 


'Red Riding Hood'. Worth buying for the disgusted expression on the kid's face.
Condition 8.
Order #3527.
Price $6.
 


Griffith & Griffith (William H. Rau). 'Little Grandmother'.
Condition 9.
Order #3528.
Price $12.
 


Griffith & Griffith (William H. Rau). 'The first smoke (the cause)'.
Condition. Stain at top of mount.
Order #3529.
Price $8.
 

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