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Kenrick A.Claflin & Son

25111b. [photograph] Life-Saving Service Surfman c.1900.

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25111b. [photograph] Life-Saving Service Surfman c.1900.

25111b. [photograph] Life-Saving Service Surfman c.1900. Original studio portrait style photograph of a Life-Saving Service Surfman. This rare posed portrait photograph shows the young surfman casually posing in his double-breasted uniform coat, unbuttoned. Clearly visible on his cap is the lettering “U.S. Life Saving Service”. The photo measures 4” x 6”. There is no photographer’s marking or label. Photo is clean and clear, some light wear to edges. Provides good detail. It is quite rare to see such photos. (VG). $165.