We recently acquired a good sized lot of antique stereoviews. We will be listing them for auction over the next week or two. One lot will have general cards and a viewer; the other lots will be individual or a set of 3-4. Please check back and bookmark us as a favorite seller so you’re sure to see the other stereoviews.
Offered today is a group of (4) four stereoviews featuring scenes from Boston and the surrounds. All date to the 1860-70s based on other dated cards found with the lot. Included in this auction: View of Ether Monument, Public Gardens, Boston. No. 683. Boston and Vicinity. By John P. Soule, Boston. 199 Washington Street. View of Beach/inlet/water scene. Hand written on back, “Head Straits Pond. View of Dew Drop Inn with Valley Lane Cottage in distance.” Made by Geo. W. Tirrell, Photographer and Publisher of Stereoscopic Views, East Weymouth, Mass.” Presumed view of Natasket Beach, Mass. (untitled). Ocean breakers, rocks and cottages in the background. “List of Stereoscopic Views of Nantasket Beach, Mass.” on the back and list of Hull views. By G.W. Tirrell, 2d, East Weymouth and Nantasket Beach Mass. No. 559 of American Views, the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Boston, Mass. By John P. Soule, Boston, 199 Washington Street. A rare and desirable card lot to add to your stereoview collection!
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