Full 12 Card Set of Antique B. W. Kilburn Sepia Stereoviews - Humor - Stereo Cards - James M. Davis - 1905 - Mr & Mrs Honeysuckle's New Cook

$80.00

Super fun full humor story set of 12 stereo cards featuring Mr. & Mrs. Honeysuckle's new cook. Mr. Honeysuckle pays far too much attention to their new French cook 'Dimples', and Mrs. Honeysuckle is none to happy about it, but all is resolved in the end. There is a copyright of 1904 on the cards.

These are B. W. Kilburn stereoscopic cards from Littleton, N. H. where the business was located. Benjamin W. Kilburn, along with his brother Edward, were photographers and at the time one of the largest producers of important stereoviews. Each of the series also has the name of James M. Davis, a photographer and salesman on it. Davis joined the company in 1890. In 1909 the company ceased operations and the negatives were sold to the Keystone View Company.

Stereoviews were once produced in large quantities, a form of 3D entertainment and a way for people to see exotic or interesting locales far from home using a stereoscopic viewer - like the stereoscope. They are two nearly identical views photographed from a single stereoscope camera with two lens.

CONDITION: The set varies in quality from good to very good. Some of the photographs have more fading than others, and some are beautifully contrasted and crisp. There is staining and bumping on the cards. My photos of the set include some glare - this is not on the cards.

SIZE: 7 inches x 3 1/2 inches.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the fragility of these cards, and their curvature, they must be shipped in boxes - shipping prices reflect that. Any shipping costs in excess with multiple card orders will be refunded.

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