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French Tissue Stereoview, Pretend Play, Children in Adult Situations
Paris: BK, [1860s]. Ten (10) different French tissue stereoviews of obviously posed children in adult situations. Each is numbers and captioned. Part of a larger series. The highest number is 122. Captioned in French including (translated) the hawker an arrest at the cabaret the dance the candlestick the village drum.....
Society of the Cincinnati, George Washington, American History, Societies and Clubs, Gastronomy and Fine Dining
Princeton, New Jersey: Bailey Banks & Biddle Co., 1926. A fine photo-illustrated menu produced to commemorate the dinner given at the Princeton Inn for the General Society of the Cincinnati by the Society of the Cincinnati in the State of New Jersey, in May 1926. Contains the evening's menu, and.....
Watercolor, Folk Art, Birthday Greeting, Religious Iconography
medicine, patent medicine, advertising, illustration art, Leonetto Cappiell
Paris: Le Thermogene, c1900. A collection of three items (in French) advertising 'Le Thermogene' a patent medicine product that was meant to help with a variety of ailments such as coughing, bronchitis, flue, sore throat, colds, joint pains, and rheumatism. The product was a heating pad that was composed of.....
Watercolor, Friendship Token
scrap, mechanical valentine, die-cut valentine, victorian valentine, ephemera,vintage paper dolls, eclectibles, paper dolls, paper americana, paper toy, menus, travel americana, children's books, valentines folk art, black americana
A grouping of seven (7) different embossed die-cut Victorian scraps of woman of refinement. Each measures 3" x 2" and is tastefully attired. Most are looking away.The gilt enhancing highlights hair, jewelry and neckline and provides an additional element of elegance. Condition: excellent.
Typography, Broadsides, Land Development
Charleston, South Carolina: Consumers Coal Company, 1890s. Printed broadside advertising large swaths of farm land for sale in South Carolina by Consumers Coal Company, with a quirky typographical inclusion: the word "coal" has been designed out of small coal-like black shapes. Prices for parcels ranged from $2 to $25 per.....
Kindergarten Art, Froebel, Folded Paper
A rather stunning album of origami made by one individual out of blue, light blue, white, and red paper squares. There are 60 folded paper examples as well as 9 large patterns comprised of 169 smaller folded paper examples; in total, there are 230 individual examples folded paper kindergarten art.....
friendship album, lithography, hand colored lithography, art, watercolor, pencil, ink sketch, music
England: c 1830-1850s. An artist's scrap book filled with over fifty (50) pieces of original art work and hand colored lithography and other pieces. What makes this scrap book a unique find, is the consistent fine quality of the work within. Some of the hand-colored lithography is so expertly done.....
Panorama, Humor, Masons, Aleppo, Shriners
Boston, Massachusetts: Aleppo Temple, 1922. An early 1920's poster advertising a meeting and annual outing for the Aleppo Shriners. The printed poster (26.25" by 11") contains information about the events on the front along with humorous cartoons; on the back, it features a large panorama printed in yellow and black.....
Cross-stitch and Embroidery, D.M.C., ABC, Gender Roles
Munich, Germany: Bibliothek D.M.C., Verlag von Th. de Dillmont, Dornach, c.1905. An alphabet book for embroiderers, including patterns for shaping letters, monograms, numerals and ornaments. Published by Bibliothek D.M.C., which remains today a major producer of embroidery thread, the book includes over ninety printed patterns plus several leaves of transfer.....
Amesbury Massachusetts, World War One, Local War Effort
Amesbury, Mass: Amesbury Daily News Print, 1919. The booklet was issued as a souvenir in connection with the Municipal Reception to Returned Service Men. 33 pages. It gives an overview of the involvement from the Town of Amesbury in Massachusetts during World War One. After the Forward and the General.....
Metallurgy, Decorative Wire Work
[Boston, Massachusetts]: Oliver Whyte & Co., c.1890. Handbill advertising decorative wire window guards for "stores, dwellings, school-houses, &c." as well as "ornamental patterns for Bank and Office railings", wire netting and cloths. Two illustrated examples of the products on offer are featured towards the head of the handbill. Measures 8.5".....
Gouache. Decorative device designs. Black, red and white. Created on blue paper. Design size 3 3/4" x 4"
Gouache. Olympian designs - Running, Wrestling, Javelin and Discus. Created on card stamped - Tessile Serica Italiana Francis Clivio & C. Como with logo. Design size 3 1/4" x 4 3/4" and Card size 4 3/4" x 6 1/2"
Gouache. Geometric designs on paper. Black, white and red. Stamped on reverse- Tessile Serica Italiana Francis Clivio & C. Design size 4 3/4" x 6 1/4"
Gouache. Starburst design. Red, blue, yellow, and white. Created on paper. Illustrators pencil grid. Design size 4 3/4" x 7"
Gouache. Decorative device designs. Created on blue paper. Stamped on reverse - Tessile Serica Italiana Francis Clivio & C. Como. Design size 3 1/2" x 4 1/4"