Item 2008.001.270 - Portrait of a man with checked and polka dotted tie

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Portrait of a man with checked and polka dotted tie

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  • [ca. 1895] (Creation)
    Sunbeam Art Gallery

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1 photograph: 16.3 x 10.8

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Sun Beam Art Gallery was located on 236-238 South Main Street in Los Angeles, California and had a photography studio that operated from the 1890s to 1900.

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Item is a cream cabinet card with gold letterpress at bottom, "Sunbeam/ ART GALLERY/ FINEST/ ENAMEL/ FINISH/ 236-238/ SOUTH MAIN ST./ LOS ANGELES, CAL." Photograph is a of a man with a thick moustache wearing a jacket with wide lapels and a checked and polka dotted tie.

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Fair. The image is yellowing and fading in the highlights. The photograph was pasted onto the card crooked. There is some staining at bottom edge, and the corners are frayed. Some silver mirroring.

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