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image of 1934 Photograph Of Charles Lindbergh With William Gibbs McAdoo

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Los Angeles Examiner, Los Angeles, 1934; 8" x 10" silver gelatin photograph of Charles Lindbergh in Los Angeles conferring with William Gibbs McAdoo (at left), illustrious American statesman who was, among other things, U.S. Secretary Of The Treasury under President Woodrow Wilson, Director General Of The United States Railroad Commission 1917-1918, legal counsel to the founders of United… Read more
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19th Century Magic Lantern Slides For Children

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circa 1870
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Germany, circa 1870; Set of five charming nineteenth century hand painted chromolithograph Magic Lantern slides depicting an assortment of fabulous people and animals. These slides were often used by children’s storytellers narrating folk or fairy tales, advancing the slides to the various characters at the appropriate point within the story. Four of the slides measure 5 1/8" long… Read more
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Tintype Photograph Of A Pair Of Horse Grooms

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c. 1870
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, c. 1870; 1/6 plate tintype of a pair of horse grooms in muck boots and holding curry brushes in both hands. A contrast in temperament between the two men is noticeable — he on the left a lighthearted fellow, his companion at right a much sterner sort. Very Good, some superficial surface scratching. Uncommon.
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image of 19th c. Photographs: Tintypes Of Two Fashionably Dressed Young  Couples

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, circa 1870; Two 1/6 plate tintypes of fashionably dressed young couples, with the man on the right dressed in a luxurious bear coat and fur hat. Very Good, some surface scratching.
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, c. 1870; Group of two 1/6 plate tintypes: A well dressed young man in three piece suit and tie, and a seated young matron in floor length dress and pleated white collar. Very Good, a few superficial surface scratches.
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Tintype Photograph Of Two Fashionably Dressed Men

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c. 1870
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, c. 1870; 1/6 plate tintype of two fashionable gentlemen, most probably father and son, each dressed in three piece suit and beaver top hat. Very Good condition, a few surface scratches.
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image of 1880 Etching Of New York’s Historic "Smokers’ Rebellion"

1880 Etching Of New York’s Historic "Smokers’ Rebellion"

by Boughton, George H.

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1880
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George Barrie, Philadelphia, 1880; Nineteenth century etching after the painting by George H. Boughton (1834-1905) depicting the "Smokers’ Rebellion" or "Pipe Plot" which took place in 1639 when a multitude of furious Knickerbockers sat themselves down in front of the house of governor Willem Kieft and stubbornly commenced a smoking marathon in defiance of his recently imposed tobacco… Read more
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image of 1824 Lithograph Portrait Of Louis Philippe Joseph, Duc d’Orleans

1824 Lithograph Portrait Of Louis Philippe Joseph, Duc d’Orleans

by Mauzaisse, Jean-Baptiste

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1824
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$300.00

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Francois-Seraphin Delpech, Paris, 1824; Hand colored stone lithograph of enigmatic Bourbon aristocrat Louis Philippe Joseph, Duke Of Orleans (1747-1793), whose fervent belief in the ideas of Rousseau led to his becoming an active supporter of the French Revolution, eventually giving up his own name and title in favor of "Philippe Egalité", for which act he became wildly popular.… Read more
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image of J. C. Bentley Engraving, The Alchemist, After The Painting By Adriaen van Osten

J. C. Bentley Engraving, The Alchemist, After The Painting By Adriaen van Osten

by Van Ostade, Adriaen

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Published
1872
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Virtue & Co., London, 1872; Joseph Clayton Bentley steel engraving of a 17th century alchemist engaged at his mysterious craft, after the painting by notable Dutch Master, Adriaen van Ostade (1610-1685), whose career was overshadowed by his contemporary Rembrandt, but who in 1661 was nevertheless accorded the highest honor of his profession by his peers: the presidency of… Read more
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image of William Home Lizars Natural History Engraving Of A Capybara

William Home Lizars Natural History Engraving Of A Capybara

by Lizars, William Home & Alexander Mosses

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Published
1823
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Edinburgh, 1823; Circa 1823 hand colored copper engraving of the South American Capybara (Hydrochaerus capibara. Erxleben), world’s largest rodent, which reaches a mature size of up to four feet in length and three in girth. Shown here in its natural setting, the capybara is semi-aquatic, frequenting the banks of lakes and rivers and spending considerable time in the… Read more
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image of Milford Zornes Signed Print, "The Hydra"

Milford Zornes Signed Print, "The Hydra"

by Zornes, Milford

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Published
1996
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, 1996; High resolution color process print by Milford Zornes (1908-2008) of his watercolor "The Hydra," depicting a great multi-trunked Moreton Bay fig tree.Titled, dated, and original-signed by the artist in the bottom margin. Sheet size 10 1/2" x 13 1/8", image size 8 1/2" x 11". Pristine, flawless condition. Clean, crisp, bright, colors vivid. A bold image… Read more
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image of 18th c. Copper Engraving, Die Ziebethkatze (Civet Cat), From Buffon’s Histoire  Naturelle

18th c. Copper Engraving, Die Ziebethkatze (Civet Cat), From Buffon’s Histoire Naturelle

by George Louis Leclerc comte de Buffon

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Published
1780
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Germany, 1780; Circa 1780 copper engraving after the Jacques de Seve drawing of a Civet Cat, from an 18th c. German edition of Buffon’s Histoire Naturelle. The Civet Cat (Viverra sp.), a skunk-like mammal indigenous to the South Asian and African tropics, was at one time essential to the manufacture of perfumes because of the musk oil obtained… Read more
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image of 18th c. Copper Engraving, Der Paca (Coelogynous paca), From Buffon’s Histoire  Naturelle

18th c. Copper Engraving, Der Paca (Coelogynous paca), From Buffon’s Histoire Naturelle

by George Louis Leclerc comte de Buffon

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1780
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Germany, 1780; Circa 1780 copper engraving, after the drawing of Jacques de Seve, of a Paca, the large stub-tailed semi-aquatic mammal indigenous to tropical regions of South America, once used as a food source in Brazil. The Paca is shown here in its natural setting alongside its offspring, of which seldom more than one is produced at birth.… Read more
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image of 18th c. Copper Engraving, Der Desman (Galemys pyrenaicus), From Buffon’s Histoire  Naturelle

18th c. Copper Engraving, Der Desman (Galemys pyrenaicus), From Buffon’s Histoire Naturelle

by George Louis Leclerc comte de Buffon

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1780
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Germany, 1780; Circa 1780 copper engraving of the Pyrenean Desman (Galemys pyrenaicus), diminutive amphibious mammal related to the mole and shrew, native to portions of Northern Spain and Portugal. Once widespread throughout Europe, only two species of Desman remain, the other secluded in the remote regions of Russia. An original plate from an 18th c. German edition of… Read more
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image of 18th c. Thomas Sheraton Furniture Engraving: A Wardrobe, From The Cabinet Maker And Upholsterer’s Drawing Book

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Garnett Terry, London, 1793; Antique copperplate engraving from Thomas Sheraton’s 18th century design and instruction manual for furniture designers, "The Cabinet Maker And Upholsterer’s Drawing Book In Four Parts." Plate #8 from The Appendix, picturing a wardrobe described by Sheraton as follows: "The upper middle part contains six or seven clothespress shelves, generally made about six or six… Read more
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image of Supreme Court Justice Louis D. Brandeis Autograph, With Photo

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, . Supreme Court Justice Louis D. Brandeis original ink-signed autograph, accompanied by high resolution continuous-tone digital portrait photograph from the Library Of Congress Harris & Ewing collection printed on heavy 210g/m2 museum-grade rag photo paper. Archivally mounted and matted, entirely acid-free, in beautiful mahogany wood frame, ready for hanging. Image size 6" x 7 3/4", frame size… Read more
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image of 18th c. Thomas Sheraton Furniture Engraving: A Universal Table, From The Cabinet Maker And Upholsterer’s Drawing Book

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Garnett Terry, London, 1791; Antique copperplate engraving from Thomas Sheraton’s landmark 18th century design and instruction manual for furniture designers, "The Cabinet Maker And Upholsterer’s Drawing Book In Four Parts." Plate #25 from Part III, showing a multipurpose table in two views, complete with dimensional callouts. Of this table Sheraton wrote in part, "The use of this piece… Read more
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image of 18th c. Thomas Sheraton Furniture Engraving Of A Pair Of Reading And Writing Tables, From The Cabinet Maker And Upholsterer’s Drawing Book

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Garnett Terry, London, 1792; Antique copperplate engraving from Thomas Sheraton’s landmark 18th century design and instruction manual for furniture designers, "The Cabinet Maker And Upholsterer’s Drawing Book In Four Parts." Plate #44 from Part III, showing two table designs, which Sheraton described as follows: "The left-hand table is to write and read at. The top is lined with… Read more
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image of Hand Colored Copper Engraved Natural History Print Of Hummingbirds, From Oliver Goldsmith’s A History Of The Earth And Animated Nature

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Blackie & Son, Glasgow, Edinburg & London, 1856; Antique hand colored copper engraving of a group of five species of hummingbird: Bar Tailed Hummingbird, Stoke’s Hummingbird, Underwood’s Hummingbird, Gould’s Hummingbird, and Topaz Throated Hummingbird. Plate #60 from Oliver Goldsmith’s "A History Of The Earth And Animated Nature," 1856. Drawn by J. Stewart, engraved by J. Bishop. Hinged… Read more
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image of Hand Colored Copper Engraved Natural History Print: Stork, Cranes, Heron, and Egret, From Oliver Goldsmith’s A History Of The Earth And Animated Nature

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Blackie & Son, Glasgow, Edinburg & London, 1856; Antique hand colored copper engraving of five species of marsh bird: Common Crane, White Stork, Gigantic Crane, Common Heron, and Little Egret. Plate #67 from Oliver Goldsmith’s "A History Of The Earth And Animated Nature," 1856. Drawn by J. Stewart, engraved by J. Brown. Hinged and matted acid free,… Read more
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