Winona, Minn. n. p., ca. 1890. Photo measures 4.75 x 6.88 inches on an embossed mount measuring 7 x 9 inches. A little wear to the edges of the mount; in very good to find condition. Item #20187
A jolly group (including two dogs), evidently at an outdoor beer garden or similar; a few of the subjects hold glasses of wine or beer, and one man in the background pays off a waiter. Inscribed in contemporary ink (over pencil) on the verso, “A picnic at [Turnow?] Winona Minnesota while Ed - Lena were on a visit to Aunt Beck.” A previous vendor’s irresponsible application of a price sticker (since removed) has affected a few key letters of the inscription.