[Vernacular photograph – Cafe or diner interior].

[N.p.; New England, Massachusetts(?)]: circa 1900-1904].

Original photograph on board (photograph 12.5 x 16.8 cm.; board 12.8 x 17 cm.). Photographic print of a cafe or diner interior, with the proprietor seated at the counter on a stool, three servers standing behind the counter in white jackets. The menu includes “Pork 15c, Small Steak 15c, Rump Steak 20c, Ham & Eggs 20c, and the “Bill of Fare includes “Haddock" and "Steak Cod”. Individual signs advertise "Cold Meats”, “Mutton Pie”, and “Brunet’s Unexcelled Baked Beans”. Most interesting is a sign reading “Daily People”, the newspaper considered to be the first and only English daily Socialist newspaper published in the English-speaking world. Some rubbing and wear to surface of photo; adhesive mark to verso. Near very good.

Price: $200.00