Antique "Standard Series" Sepia Stereoview - Steamer "Mascot" on the Connecticut River, Massachusetts

$20.00

An interesting view of the steamer "Mascot" on the Connecticut river in Massachusetts around 1890. The caption on this antique stereoview reads: "Goodbye Holyoke, our next place is Springfield, Mass." Unfortunately it is not a good quality print, but it shows a close up of both decks of the steamship with passengers and crew.

"Standard Series" was a company that produced pirated views (photos copyrighted and produced by other stereoview companies) in the 1890s.

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: Good with the usual bumping, etc. Some staining.

SIZE: 7 inches x 3 1/2 inches.

Condition Key:
Fine - like brand new
Excellent - excellent used condition
Very good - some flaws like minor soiling or bumping, or slightly faded.
Good - more serious flaws like soiling, bumping, or creasing
Fair - Bad flaws like serious creasing, tears, grime, or fading, etc.
Bad - I don't sell this.

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