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Esmond G Barnhill’s Florida Hand Colored Photography

Esmond G. Barnhill (1894-1959) specialized in Florida hand-painted photography. Born on March 4, 1894 in Saludi, South Carolina, Barnhill established his first photography business in St. Petersburg FL during 1913 at the age of 19. Specializing in postcards and greeting cards, his photography business remained relatively small and he basically photographed, published, hand-colored, and distributed most of his work himself. His earliest postcards were printed in Germany but in later years most of his postcards were printed by the...

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