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[Photograph Album of a Kentucky Cattle Farm]

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[Photograph Album of a Kentucky Cattle Farm]

250.00

A stirring photographic record of the Riverview Farms operation of prominent Jersey cattleman and land owner, Perry B. Gaines of Carrollton, Kentucky. Prints often notated, in the negative and to versos, with cattle names, dates, bloodlines, registration numbers, and additional information. Dates begin in 1926 and end in 1940. With names including: Lady Astor's Royal, Spicy White, Beatrice, Gold Tycoon's Agatha, Pipes O' Pan, Sybil's Gamboge Rex, etc... An uncommon and finely executed visual archive of depression-era cattle breeding.  

[Photography] : [Agriculture] : [Cattle]. [The Depression-Era Original Photograph Album of a Kentucky Cattle Farm]. Carrollton, Kentucky: [ca. 1926-1940]. Oblong small 4to. Commercial album measuring approximately 12.5" x 8." 77 sliver print photographs corner mounted to rectos and versos of 13 black paper leaves; 8 additional prints and 1 negative laid-in loose (85 photographs total). 1 print appears perished. Overall neat, well preserved. 

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A stirring photographic record of the Riverview Farms operation of prominent Jersey cattleman and land owner, Perry B. Gaines of Carrollton, Kentucky. Prints often notated, in the negative and to versos, with cattle names, dates, bloodlines, registration numbers, and additional information. Dates begin in 1926 and end in 1940. With names including: Lady Astor's Royal, Spicy White, Beatrice, Gold Tycoon's Agatha, Pipes O' Pan, Sybil's Gamboge Rex, etc... An uncommon and finely executed visual archive of depression-era cattle breeding.  

[Photography] : [Agriculture] : [Cattle]. [The Depression-Era Original Photograph Album of a Kentucky Cattle Farm]. Carrollton, Kentucky: [ca. 1926-1940]. Oblong small 4to. Commercial album measuring approximately 12.5" x 8." 77 sliver print photographs corner mounted to rectos and versos of 13 black paper leaves; 8 additional prints and 1 negative laid-in loose (85 photographs total). 1 print appears perished. Overall neat, well preserved.