5 Historic Stereographic Cards of US Presidents & Candidates - SALE! - $25 (for all 5 cards)

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condition: good
size / dimensions: 7 in. x 3.5 in.

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~ Good condition for age (120+ years old)
~ 7 in. x 3.5 in.
~ all 5 for $25

Stereo cards have a pair of photographs which give a 3-dimensional view when looked at through a stereoscope. These were popular from the mid-19th century through the early 20th century, enjoying their greatest popularity about 1870-1920.

1) James G. Blaine (Copyright 1884, Littleton View Co.,) – an American statesman and Republican politician, Blaine unsuccessfully sought the Republican nomination for President in 1876 and 1880 before being nominated in 1884. In the general election, he was narrowly defeated by Democrat Grover Cleveland.

2) Theodore Roosevelt of the “Rough Riders” – after his return from Cuba (Strohmeyer & Wyman, 1898). A classic, iconic image of TR.

3) Bryan and Stevenson (Littleton View Co., 1900) – in 1900, Democrat William Jennings Bryan made his second bid for the Presidency. His running mate was Adlai Stevenson, a longtime Democrat.

4) President Roosevelt’s Inauguration, March 4, 1905 (T.W. Ingersoll, 1905) In his address, Roosevelt declared that the United States had become a global power, and must be treated—and act—like one. "Much has been given us, and much will rightfully be expected from us," he declared. "We have duties to others and duties to ourselves; and we can shirk neither.”

5) President Wilson addressing Congress on Question of International Peace Imminent Danger of War with Germany (Keystone View Company, ~1917)
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