What we love:
We love vintage photography and especially group shots.
Their faces, clothes and poses always lead me to wonder what the story is.
What brought them together and made the event so special that they had to document it?
Who are they and what were their lives like? So many questions!
This is an original photo and not a reproduction or a reprint. It is dated May 18th 1943.
The photo measures 20x9” and the measures 6⅝ x 14⅞”.
Condition is good with one small half-inch tear to the upper right edge and some age related surface wear.
The edges are slightly curled and the image is remarkably clear and distinct.
We are selling this photo in the condition we found it.
It is adhered to its original paper board matting and the matting is flocked with black fabric.
The photographer came from Tompkins Photo as indicated at the bottom of the image.
The image is identified as the Selective Service Group Board 495 from Ithaca, NY.
They’re photographed on the steps of the downtown Ithaca courthouse which still stands.