USA two photos cadet Army and Navy Academy, soldier San Diego c. 1910s

$25.00 USD

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Two studio portraits by George Vreeland. One is of a cadet in uniform from the Army and Navy Academy (A.N.A.) in San Diego CA. Second photo looks to be same person, this time in military  uniform: wearing bandolier with 4 munition pouches, and cap has an ANA pin.

Army and Navy Academy is a college-preparatory boarding school for boys, grades 7–12. It was founded in 1910. The Academy was founded by Thomas A. Davis on November 23, 1910. It was originally located in the Pacific Beach neighborhood of San Diego, California.

A.N.A. photo in three-panel embossed cardboard folder, stamped Vreeland San Diego.

A.N.A. photo signed ‘Vreeland S. D.’  Soldier photo signed “Vreeland 16

Tears along folder spine.

A.N.A. photo: 9 ⅞” x 5 ⅞”  Folder  6" x 10"  Soldier photo 8 ¼” x 4 ¾”

(Red text is an electronic watermark that is not physically part of the photo for sale)

 

Vreeland, George J., 1874-1955. Called a veteran San Diego photographer who opened the Vreeland Studio 50 years ago. In 1891, he bought a sleeping car from the Pullman Company, equipping it with sky lights, and for 5 or 6 years until 1896 traveled on the road, calling his business Vreeland’s Railroad Photo Art Company. He retired in 1948; his son George took over the business.