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Takings; Or, The Life of a Collegian - TAKING NOTICE
Measures 5 1/2" x 8 3/4".  Vivid color and moderate wear.
Takings; Or, The Life of a Collegian - TAKING STITCHES
Measures 5 1/2" x 8 3/4".  Vivid color and moderate wear.
Takings; Or, The Life of a Collegian - TAKING CAUDLE
Measures 5 1/2" x 8 3/4".  Vivid color and moderate wear.
Takings; Or, The Life of a Collegian - TAKING AMISS
Measures 5 1/2" x 8 3/4".  Vivid color and moderate wear.
Takings; Or, The Life of a Collegian - TAKING TIME
Measures 5 1/2" x 8 3/4".  Vivid color and moderate wear.
Takings; Or, The Life of a Collegian - TAKING BETS
Measures 5 1/2" x 8 3/4".  Vivid color and moderate wear.
Takings; Or, The Life of a Collegian - TAKING AMUSEMENT
Measures 5 1/2" x 8 3/4".  Vivid color and moderate wear.
Takings; Or, The Life of a Collegian - TAKING FLIGHT
Measures 5 1/2" x 8 3/4".  Vivid color and moderate wear.
Takings; Or, The Life of a Collegian - TAKING THOUGHT
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Takings; Or, The Life of a Collegian - TAKING HINTS
Measures 5 1/2" x 8 3/4".  Vivid color and moderate wear.
Takings; Or, The Life of a Collegian - TAKING NOTHING
Measures 5 1/2" x 8 3/4".  Vivid color and moderate wear.
Takings; Or, The Life of a Collegian - TAKING PLEDGES
Measures 5 1/2" x 8 3/4".  Vivid color and moderate wear.
Takings; Or, The Life of a Collegian - TAKING MEASURES
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Takings; Or, The Life of a Collegian - TAKING PLEASURE
Measures 5 1/2" x 8 3/4".  Vivid color and moderate wear.
Takings; Or, The Life of a Collegian - TAKING ALL
Measures 5 1/2" x 8 3/4".  Vivid color and moderate wear.
Takings; Or, The Life of a Collegian - TAKING SOMETHING
Measures 5 1/2" x 8 3/4".  Vivid color and moderate wear.
Takings; Or, The Life of a Collegian - TAKING AIM
Measures 5 1/2" x 8 3/4".  Vivid color and moderate wear.
Takings; Or, The Life of a Collegian - TAKING ADVICE
Measures 5 1/2" x 8 3/4".  Vivid color and moderate wear.
Takings; Or, The Life of a Collegian - TAKING HOME
Measures 5 1/2" x 8 3/4".  Vivid color and moderate wear.
Takings; Or, The Life of a Collegian - TAKING PHYSIC
Measures 5 1/2" x 8 3/4".  Vivid color and moderate wear.
Takings; Or, The Life of a Collegian - TAKING LITTLE
Measures 5 1/2" x 8 3/4".  Vivid color and moderate wear.
Alternative Travelogue - European Tour Toilet Tissue Collection c1950s. ..
A small collection including samples of toilet tissue  from Zurich Switzerland, Italy, Hotel Atlantic in Frankfort, Germany,  Den Haag, Luxemborg, and products titled "SANILAV -  the perfumed Lavatory Cleaner", "British No. 3" ,"Jeyes" and "Deutsche Bundesbahn".  Also included but somewhat unremoved is a show polishing cloth from Italy..
DeBale 4 Original Works - Vibrant Splatter Art  - Africans & Ostriches. ..
Vibrant splatter art watercolors.  Three (3) of the four (4) watercolors are abstract stylized stereotypic Africans; two are drummers and dancers, the third a group of hunters.  The final image is three (4) pair of ostriches.  Each measures 10" x 13". .
Two  Whimsical Silhouette Cards - The Grecian Bend. Fay, (E.B.).New York.1880s
Two (2) 3 1/2" x 2 1/2" black and white advertising cards promoting (E.B.) Fay, 100 Nassau Street, New York.  Fay was a dealer in photography.   The Silhouette design exemplifies the fashion craze of the late 1870s and early 1880s.  Each card portrays the woman standing at about a 45 degree angle with the prominent exaggeration of the bustle or Grecian Bend. The first is captioned The "Grecian Bend," Drawing Room Dress.  The second reads "She Stoops to Conquer".  Fay, 100 Nassau Street printed at base.  Reverse is blank.
 Menu Triennial Dinner - Class of 1882 - Bowdoin College. .Sagadah House, Bath ME.June 25, 1885
A 9 3/4" x 7" menu printed on heavy card stock for the Triennial Dinner.  Illustration depicts a well sated corpulent diner being catered to by tiny minions dancing on mushrooms, diving in champagne and serving up food. Fare includes Blue Point Oysters, Brook Trout, Roast Plover and more.  The caption at base reads "I had a dream which was not all a dream" --Byron. Perhaps a reference to the illustration..
 10 Scherenschnitte Scissors Cuttings Done after those of Hans Christian Andersen. Caroline Stokes.Sandy Hook, CT.[1980]
The whimsy and fantasy found in many of his stories can be seen in these reproductions of works originally created by Andersen.  In the first scherenschnitte you will see a character in his likeness unable to attain the ballerina at the top of the tree with Cupid in the tree giving him advise. The next cutwork depicts an overwhelmed fellow with an entire village atop his hat.  And so they go with ballerinas, hearts, swans and more throughout.   The approximate 3" to 5" cutouts are affixed to a concertina folded card stock folder. . Andersen often fell in love with unattainable women, and many of his stories are interpreted as references