Very rare original cabinet card (6.5" x 4.25") of Reuben the Guide, an African American man who operated a touring business, where he would escort visitors on trips to Tijuana and Old Mexico. He was a popular character.. The tourists loved his sombrero and five pointed star badge with its ribbon. On the back is signed, in period ink: "Yours for climate Reuben the Guide" It might be hard to see, but the bottom-front of the mount is embossed with the studio, Coonley, San Diego, California.
This cabinet card is in very good antique condition with expected age wear, as shown. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Photographic Images\Photographs".The seller is "jack_mord" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States.