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Friendship Album, Make-Do, Women
Alton, Belknap, New Hampshire: 1831-. Eight (8) pages stitched together with string binding; no covers. Includes 11 different entries from friends and family. The first entry from a male friend concludes with "when this you see Remember me". All entries written inverse and with sentiments of friendship and love, including.....
Friendship Album, Made by Hand, Autographs
1878-1880. A 3 1/4" x 2 3/4" handmade autograph album cut in the shape of a boot. Heavy textured paper covers. Pages in various colors of paper mostly blank; few with printed lines. Over 20 autographs; few with verses. Mostly from Connecticut. Ribbon tie at top. Rather charming...
Advertising, Asphalt, Columbus Buggy, Corsets, Typewriting
1880s. Four (4) different die-cut advertising pieces; each in the shape of the product it is advertising. They include a two sided house with asphalt shingles; H.M. Reynolds Asphalt Shingle Co. Grand Rapids, MI, a trade card in the shape of a buggy with a balloon attached promoting Columbus Buggy.....
Pretend Play, Paper Soldiers, Military, France
France: Imagerie de Nancy, Pellerin and Reunies de Jarville Nancy, . Six (6) different 15.5" by 11.5" uncut French paper soldiers. They include the Artillerie (Artillery), Drapeaux de l'armee francaise (flags of the French army) Dragons, Armee Francaise Turco et Spahi (Regiments), Armee francaise. Artillerie (Artillery) with 170 artillery men.....
Fashion, Haute Couture, Paris, Art Deco
Paris: Nov-22. 24 pp. (unnumbered). Illustrated wraps. Asian theme end papers. Braided cord binding. Color illustrations throughout of the latest Paris fashions. Eleven (11) pochoir tipped-in illustrations. Plus applied cover illustration. The issue features grand fashions, coats and hats for winter months. Stylish and elegant layout. Advertising at back. Measures.....
Childhood Ephemera, Paper Dolls, Pretend Play, S & C
Germany: Socolu, (S* C) No. 407, c1930s. An 8 1/2" x 6 1/2" litho on pressed board box titled "Little Friends" with acute accents instead of dots on the "i"s. Cover illustration depicts children at play, with one child particularly protective of her doll as others look on. Includes three.....
Land Development, Real estate, land agreement
Cattaraugus County, NY: February 13, 1842. A real estate agreement between the couple Moses and Emma Beecher and Isaac Curry which sells a total of approximately 2,956 acres of land from different portions of about 40 different plots of land within Cattaraugus County, NY. Due to the complexities of the.....
travel and tourism, photographs, transportation
The World: Gloeckner & Newby Company, [1934-1935]. A collection of seventy-one (71) black and white photographs of a Grand World Tour that went from America to Asia, the Middle East, Northern African, and Europe. The collection is dated to circa 1934-1935 as there are several pictures of the Sky Ride.....
Horology, Science and Technology, Movable & Mechanical
New York: J. W. Delamere & Do. 1865. A 3 3/4" x 2 5/8" card with a ring on a string that is to be repositioned across a line of months. The card is to be positions so the A flap faces the sun to create a shadow line. If.....
1820s. A 10" x 8 1/2" pinprick work depicting a nomad or perhaps a shepherd. The costume is pinprick with watercolor embellishments. Pin-prick pictures were just one of many ways in which paper was used without paint or pencil to create images as a genteel way to pass the time.....
Domestic Arts, Women's Education, Textiles and Fiber Arts
Scranton, Pennsylvania: Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts & Sciences, 1915-1923. A grouping of five (5) booklets published by the Scranton, Pennsylvania-based Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts & Sciences. The booklets were produced for its students, with each focusing on a different facet of sewing, dress construction, or tailoring. The booklets.....
Pen and Ink Drawing, Made by Hand, Poetry
c1880. 15" x 12" Bristolboard card with The Old Oaken Bucket done in fine calligraphy. The caption at top reads "To Messrs Doherty Bros. Respectfully Inscribed. A pen and ink drawing of a young boy dropping the oaken bucket into the well with gilt border. Elaborate floral border decoration. A......
Original Paper Doll Art
United States: 1870s. A handmade paper doll with original watercolor artwork of a young Victorian woman in day wear, evening wear, and outerwear, including a feathered bonnet. Original pencil and watercolor, doll measures 5.25", includes doll and 8 (eight) separate outfits.
drawings, song bird, doodles, cartoons
1924-1925. A album featuring a series of drawings depicting the characters Cho and Patricia, a song bird and pig respectively. A collection of series of pictures telling the story of their unusual friendship. They include Cho going to church; a series of misadventures, building a brick wall, moving to a......
Advertising and Promotion, Publishing and Printing
Detroit: Calvert Lith Co., [19. Aesthetically pleasing serene scene of a women creating a floral arrangement in a garden with the calm sea as a background. Title reads "Lotus". The Haserot Company, Cleveland, Ohio. The label is designed to be placed on the side of a fruit basket. It measures.....
Food and Wine, Military History, Delmonico's
Delmonico's New York: 1905. Printed on 3 heavy stock cards bound with yellow and blue silk ribbons. The cover includes an engraved insigna for the United States Naval Academy Alumni Association of New York. The second page has an engraved white flag with graphics similar to those on the flag.....
Tobacco Marketing, Celebrities and Historical Figures, Biographies, Chromolithography
Park Place, New York: Knapp & Company, 1890s. A complete set of 48 absolutely charming miniature chromolithographed biographies, published as part of an advertising campaign for Duke Brand Cigarettes. Each was issued in a box of cigarettes in a "collect-them-all"-type marketing ploy. The complete set here includes 7 women and.....
A 17 5/8" x 12" literary poster for The New York Sunday World - Sunday, Feb 16th (c1895) 3 Magazines Combined iwht all the News bedised. - McDougall ll up in a Balloon (Albuquerque balloon festival), Eight Colored Comic Pages, Fully of Breezy Features and Escape of the Crooks...
Panorama, Concertina, transformation, Lord Mayor
Seven Dials, W. C. W. S. Fortey. When closed measures 4 1/2" x 6". Paper wraps. Opens out to an 80" hand colored procession with the Lord Mayor concluding the procession. Created in four sections and glued together.
Hair Art, Love and Friendship, School Girl
c1820s. Single-fold 5" x 3 3/4" sheet with sentiment and circle of plaited hair and decorative hand cut paper hearts. The verse reads: "Dear Cousin will you accept this book, Ts all I have to send, And as often as you read it Please Remember your friend. Eliaz Ann Nittleton.....
Friendship Token, Plaited Hair, Love & Friendship
Galway: 1851. A 4" x 3 3/4" friendship sentiment with an eternal ring of plaited hair with a pink ribbon at base "In future years when turning to survey, The happy joys of many a well spent day. Recalling scenes of pleasure long gone by. If on this lock of.....
Souvenirs, Charles Kean, Shakespeare, Performing Arts
London, England: Joseph, Myers & Co., . A remarkable survival: one of the souvenir roses, in original illustrated envelope, from Charles Kean's 1857 production of Richard II at the Royal Princess's Theatre in London. Offered together with accompanying bifolium program, which describes the impetus for the souvenir rose: "By the.....
History of Connecticut, Real Estate and Land Development
Clinton, Connecticut: Stannard & Chapman, c.1900. A rare booklet advertising seaside homes in Clinton, Connecticut, a shoreline destination on Long Island Sound. Includes a description of opportunities for recreation and relaxation in the area (such as digging for clams, sailing, and picking berries), details about the cottages for sale, a......
Love and Friendship, Poetry
1829. A single-fold 10" x 8" valentine with a handcolored lithograph image in the shape of a heart. A stately somewhat voluptuous woman amidst large rose blossoms. The verse begins " As roses other flowers excel...Twist happy Man and Wife". Inside pages blank. A crown watermark with "J & M......