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Mexican CDV of Two Cowboys
6/21/2012 - American History, Including the Civil War
CDV of two cowboys with pistols in their belts, identified on verso as W.S. Harris and Friend, and with the studio hand stamp of Juan J. Silveira, Minatitlan, Mexico.

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Print partially separated from mount, with minor creasing and corner wear.
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