1898 stereoscopic view of Black family in the US South
‘8067 - The New South’.
Rare early photo.
Keystone View Company, Manufacturers and Publishers.
Meadville PA., St. Louis MO. Copyright 1898, by B.L. Singley
Good condition. Left photo faded. Light corner creases, slight stains bottom front and on back.
The company expanded rapidly and by 1905, the year the Keystone View Company was incorporated, it was the largest business of its kind in the world. All of the manufacturing was done in Meadville, but branch offices were in New York, St. Louis, San Francisco, Portland, Oregon, Chicago, Toronto, Canada and London, England. Salesmen and photographers were scattered around the world, and the company was offering 20,000 different views