PLEASE NOTEThis item is from a very large collection of vintage Ship , Railroad , Canadian history & Travel related memorabilia. The items came directly out of a private estate & have never been offered for sale until now.
This RARE collection contains items from many different Steamship Companies , Historic Photos of Canada & more , Rare books , Canadian Government related paper , Dominion Atlantic Railroad items & LOTS of misc.
The original owner of this estate worked as Passenger Traffic manager for Dominion Atlantic Railway as well as a large steamship company back in the 1900s through the 1930s. His son was a sea Captain . T are hundreds of items & all have been stored away for decades. I will be listing the entire collection on ebay .....ALWAYS HAPPY TO COMBINE SHIPPING.....SO MY OTHER CURRENT AUCTIONS. In THIS auction you are bidding on 11 ORIGINAL VINTAGE GLOSSY PHOTOGRAPHS of VIRGINIA BEACH HOTEL CAVALIER & QUEEN ANNE COUNTRY CLUB ALL PHOTOS MEASURE APPROX 8 X 10"
age is circa 1930
Photos are as follows:
*1 INTERIOR of hotel showing room with chairs & couch - Blind stamp reads " EDWIN LEVICK - New York " Condition - some small overall signs of age lower left corner missing & upper left corner crease (could be cropped)
* INTERIOR of hotel showing room with bamboo / rattan art deco style furniture - Condition - some small signs of age / wear
* 2 AIRIAL VIEWS of Hotel with surrounding houses & beach. Red stamp on verso of both reads
" PLEASE CREDIT VA. STATE CHAMBER "
Condition - Both have very minor overall signs of age or wear One photo has wide bottom border with blue (technical) writing & instructions for cropping etc. (these photos appear have been used in some type of brocure or book)
*1 INTERIOR of hotel showing long room with upholstered furniture - Round Back stamp reads
" Photo by " THE HUGHES CO. ??? " Condition - some small overall signs of age lower left corner crease. Cropped borders & some fading to image
*1 INTERIOR of hotel " Sir Walter Raleigh Lounge " - showing staircase & long room with upholstered furniture & large portrait painting - Handwritten info Several stamps on back ie : " Passenger Traffic dept Eastern Steamship Lines" & "The Norfolk - Portsmouth Advertising board " (see my photo of this) " Condition - some small overall signs of age lower left corner crease lines at edge.
*1 INTERIOR of hotel or country club - " a corner of the Grill Room " - - Handwritten info & stamp on back ie : " "The Norfolk - Portsmouth Advertising board " - " Condition - some small overall signs of age with crease lines at some border edges.
*1 EXTERIOR of hotel - " Sunken Gardens " - lawn - garden - umbrellas - outdoor furniture - Handwritten info & stamp on back ie : "The Norfolk - Portsmouth Advertising board " " Condition - some small overall signs of age with crease lines at some border edges.
*1 EXTERIOR of hotel showing four women standing out front - " Condition - some small overall signs of age upper left corner missing (could be cropped)
*1 INTERIOR of hotel showing indoor swimming pool - " Condition - small overall signs of age & wear
*1 Exterior photograph of golfers. Info on back reads in part " First Tee on Golf Course of Princess Anne Country Club , Virginia Beach " Condition - some small overall signs of age & notable creases & small tears around white border area (could be cropped)
* Please note that some of these photos have light emulsion crazing lines to some small areas (this is fairly common in early glossy photographs)
* is some fine print type mumbo jumbo
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