All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Maps : Pre 1700 item #1340236 (stock #773)
This rare engraving depicts the siege of Szczecin (Stettin), situated on the river Oder (north to the left), at that time part of Swedish Pomerania. A combined allied force of Poles, Austrains and Brandenburgians, under General Jean-Luis des Souches, invested the fortress on the 19th (29th) of September 1659...
Hand tinted and signed landscape photograph of a forest scene with brook entitled "Slyvan Dell". Probably original frame (1920s?). Measures 9 3/8" x 3 7/8" Location of photo may be Broad Brook in Hartford County, Conn. USPS exact mailing quote at time of sale. Insurance required. Sales tax for Florida
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Pre 1990 item #1336437
Here are original Christmas cards from 1983-1988. There is a stain on back of 1988 and a small ink stain on front of 1985. No envelopes. The birth congratulatory card has faint smudging and creasing.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Places : Pre 1900 item #1335466 (stock #TBD00222)
Albumen photograph mounted on grey stock of a shallow pool in the foreground the ruins of some walls and columns in the middle and Vesuvius in the distance. A very well printed image with deep contrasts in tones. The image is from around 1875. 7 9/16 tall by 10 3/16 inches (19.5 x 26 cm). Card 13 by 16 inches (33 x 40.5 cm).

Condition; Generally excellent with a few surface scratches...

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Places : Pre 1900 item #1335463 (stock #TBD00220)
Albumen of three large columns and a couple of men in front of a large forum (?) with Mount Vesuvius in the distance mounted on grey stock. Excellent tones and sharp image. 7 38 inches tall and 9 ¼ inches wide (18.5 x 23.5 cm). Sheet 18 by 22 inches (46 x 56 cm).

Condition; excellent with minor surface scuffing to the image...

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Pre 1930 item #1330071
An old xeroxed copy of a two page letter from Irving Shaw of Wollaston, MA dated November 30, 1928 to Bertrand Russell referencing Russell's writing on the Sacco and Vanzetti case. Russell's short response dated December 15, 1928 is also xeroxed along with a copy of the envelope sent with it. Shaw's letter is somewhat faint in areas.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Portraits : Pre 1900 item #1326281 (stock #TBD00211)
An interesting gold filled on silver (?) locket with an engine turned cover on either side lifting to reveal a close up daguerreotype of a well-dressed woman on one side and on the other side of the locket a well-dressed man. They both look to be around forty years old and perhaps since the locket has a stem and ring it was meant to be worn like a small pocket watch by a grown child of theirs. 1 ½ inches diameter, with the stem and ring an additional 5/8 inches long...
An interesting tintype photograph depicting two men boxing while a referee looks on. The style of hat worn by the referee suggests the photograph dates to the 1880’s.

Dimensions: 2-3/8” x 3-7/16”. Condition: extremely minor surface wear (mostly in background areas), light waviness in the middle of the plate.

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Places : Pre 1900 item #1324789 (stock #TBD00205)
An oversized albumen photograph of the Grand Canal in Venice with gondolas and delicate hand tinting. Image 16 ½ inches (42 cm) tall, 21 inches (53 cm) wide. Frame 22 ¼ inches (56 cm) tall, 26 ½ inches (67 cm) wide. The photograph is slightly smaller than the card on which is mounted.

Condition: there is a considerable fade in the center of the image from the wooden backboard or the gap between the boards. The right side above the buildings on the far right some discoloration...

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Places : Pre 1960 item #1320928 (stock #TBD00197)
A large sepia toned silver print of Wizard Island in Crater Lake in a textured white mat, a simple light wood frame and a brass plaque inscribed, “CRATER LAKE – WIZARD ISLAND/ CRATER LAKE NATIONAL PARK.” No signature on the face of the photo and it has not been removed from what was probably the original frame and mat. Sight size image 15 X 19 inches. Frame 23 X 25 ¾ inches.,p. Condition: photo in excellent condition, probably glued down to the backing board...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Landscapes : Pre 1960 item #1320927 (stock #TBD00196)
A sepia toned silver print of Tipsco lake with Mount Rainer in the background in a textured white mat, simple blond wood frame and a brass plaque identifying the image as follows, “MT. RAINER – TIPSCO LAKE/ MT. RAINER NATIONAL PARK.” Out of the frame there is no identification of the photographer. Image 15 3/8 X 19 3/8 inches. Frame 23 X 25 7/8 inches.

Condition: examined out of the frame. The photograph is laid down on the backboard, but otherwise in excellent condition...

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Pre 1920 item #1312070
WALTER CRANE BOOKMARK. SCOTTISH WIDOWS' FUND. Circa 1914. Measures 6 inches by 2 1/4 inches. Printed in navy blue and white on both sides. The obverse with a highly detailed design by Walter Crane of a woman on a swing, the word "MAY" at the top. Published by the (Mutual) Life Assurance Society. Top corners lightly creased and top edge toned otherwise in very good condition.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Pre 1920 item #1309561 (stock #SK 881)
Galerie Hafner
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A hand-colored black and white photograph with a monk standing next to the stupa in the "Xianshan Gongyuan" near Beijing. Dimension: 26 cm x 16.2 cm. Condition: margin with six pin holes, natural age toning.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Print : Pre 1900 item #1307646
Description de l'Égypte was the result of the collaboration of prominent scholars, several famous European scientists, cartographers, topographers, and more than 160 artists and technicians. They accompanied Napoleon's army during Napoleon's expedition to Egypt in 1798. Their goal was to methodically collect information in areas as widely varied as architecture, geography, botany and the humanities...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Print : Pre 1900 item #1307644
Description de l'Égypte was the result of the collaboration of prominent scholars, several famous European scientists, cartographers, topographers, and more than 160 artists and technicians. They accompanied Napoleon's army during Napoleon's expedition to Egypt in 1798. Their goal was to methodically collect information in areas as widely varied as architecture, geography, botany and the humanities...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Print : Pre 1900 item #1307643
Description de l'Égypte was the result of the collaboration of prominent scholars, several famous European scientists, cartographers, topographers, and more than 160 artists and technicians. They accompanied Napoleon's army during Napoleon's expedition to Egypt in 1798. Their goal was to methodically collect information in areas as widely varied as architecture, geography, botany and the humanities...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Maps : Pre 1837 VR item #1302816
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$285.00
Very large engraved map of Denmark and parts of the surrounding countries important cities, mountains, rivers, and lakes. Insets of Iceland and the Faroe Islands . Designed and engraved for Thompson's "New General Atlas" July 14 1814 hand pastel colors. Great condition size 21" by 26 "
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Pre 1900 item #1287372 (stock #SK 847)
Galerie Hafner
$150.00
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Vintage photochrom of the Summer Palace in Beijing, general view, mounted on paper. Photochrom prints are ink-based images produced through the direct photographic transfer of an original negative onto litho and chromographic printing plates. The initials "P.Z." indicate prints produced at the Photochrom and Photoglob Zürich, Tobler Chocolat is still one of the most important Swiss chocolate manufacturers. Condition: photochrom fine, paper little creased at the corners. Dimension: print: 16.6 c...