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Janette Ray, Rare and Out of Print Books

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Photograph Album of Display Stands Fancy Fair Rotterdam 1903


14 sepia images mounted on single sided card mounts in specially designed album for a Fancy Fair held in aide of a nursing charity which appears to have raised funds for the free provision of medicines and bandages etc to those who needed them. “Vereniging voor Wykverpleging”, June 13-21 1903. This is a great resource for art nouveau/Japanese/Asian style exhibition stands. Images are generally 120x150mm. Containing photographs of people in front of the elaborate stands at a trade fair held in Rotterdam in 1903. Fascinating period document.