Lot 214 of 627:
Photo of bar in Globe, Arizona  

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Lot closed - unsold
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
Albumen photograph of the interior of a bar, identified as McNelly's Saloon in Globe, Arizona

Author:

Place:
Arizona

Publisher:

Date:
c.1880

Description:

Cabinet photograph. Image 11.5x19 cm (4½x7½"), on original card-stock mount.

An archetypal western saloon, with two gentlemen standing behind the bar. The man at left, with wavy dark hair and a thick mustache, matches descriptions of William T. McNelly, who was mustered out of the 8th Cavalry in 1875 and settled in Globe, Arizona, where he opened his eponymous watering hole. The other man is older, with white hair and a beard. There are ink notations on the back, "McNelly Saloon" and "W.T. McNelly, Globe City."


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Image with some fading and staining, the back of the mount foxed with stains; good condition, a rare view.


 
Item number:
281318
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