New York, 1911: sentimental value added

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Perhaps not far from the Upper East Side, the fetish works its magic. On display in the HQ of your hedge fund, wouldn’t this picture contribute to the purposeful ambiance? Because the horse and the man were solid they melted into air, but I’ve opened this dealership to represent them and I’m open to offers.

Source: The link information is dated only “ca. 1910,” but neighboring items in the catalog refer to a 1911 heat wave.