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 Post subject: Cool photo
PostPosted: Fri Nov 08, 2019 8:26 pm 
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Circa 1915 glass negative taken outside a Victrola talking machine store in Washington, D.C.


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 Post subject: Re: Cool photo
PostPosted: Fri Nov 08, 2019 8:47 pm 
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My first reaction was, "There's the Monopoly man and the scottie dog token!"


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 Post subject: Re: Cool photo
PostPosted: Sat Nov 09, 2019 5:05 am 
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My first reaction was, what a strange place to pose for a photograph, unless they owned the shop. If so, they had the wrong dog :lol: :lol: :lol: .


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 Post subject: Re: Cool photo
PostPosted: Sat Nov 09, 2019 8:39 am 
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Oh, maybe a photographer's studio / framing shop next door. That's why they are dressed up maybe.

My first reaction was how clean the pavement is.
Sun turnin' 'round with graceful motion
We're setting off with soft explosion


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 Post subject: Re: Cool photo
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I vote for Staged photo for the shop to the right that sells "fine frames"


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 Post subject: Re: Cool photo
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Nice pix.... a lot of gems can be found on glass slides....especially from Expos...


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 Post subject: Re: Cool photo
PostPosted: Sat Nov 09, 2019 5:24 pm 
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The well turned out couple may be standing in front of the Harris & Ewing photo studio which was located at 1313 F Street in downtown Washington. Just now I'm unable to locate a DC city directory which might help us determine if there was an adjacent Victor dealership and, if there was, its full name.


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 Post subject: Re: Cool photo
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5Orient5 wrote:
The well turned out couple may be standing in front of the Harris & Ewing photo studio which was located at 1313 F Street in downtown Washington. Just now I'm unable to locate a DC city directory which might help us determine if there was an adjacent Victor dealership and, if there was, its full name.

This is it...
Robert C. Rogers Co.
http://www.victor-victrola.com/WashingtonDC.htm

James.


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 Post subject: Re: Cool photo
PostPosted: Sat Nov 09, 2019 8:02 pm 
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James,

Well done! Who says you need a city directory to find things.
That is an interesting list of Washington, DC, Victor dealers. I was pleased to see the Droop name. I have my grandparent's Orthophonic 4-7 that came from Droop's. It was delivered sometime in 1927 and the first record played on it was "When the red, red, robin..." While the machine sits in our rec room, the record, unfortunately, is long gone.

Wm.


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