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Letter to Sir James concerning arranging a visitation to Wilkie's brother. Signed 'David Wilkie' and dated 'January 6th 1840.' Wilkie was a famous Scottish painter of portraits and landscapes. This letter was written just 1 1/2 years before Wilkie's death at sea. The letter measures 7 1/4" tall x 4 1/2" wide.
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This typed letter on ruled stationary was sent from Leavenworth Prison in 1939, and contains a great deal of information on some of his birds. "Special Purpose, May 9, 1939" is stamped in red at the top of the first page, and the pen signature reads "Robert Stroud #17431." Sheets measure 10 1/4" x 8."
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Engraving has a printed signature and measures 11 3/8" x 8;" engraved by William E. Marshall, Copyright 1879 by Houghton Osgood & Co. The accompanying, separate clipped signature measures 2" x 3 1/4," and was hand-signed in brown fountain pen.
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Hand-numbered 73/100 on the back of the photo; measures 8\"\"\" x 10.\"\"\"
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Ball point pen signature as Vice President of S. G. S. Associates, made out to Triple G. Garage; check measures 3" x 8 1/4."
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Autographs : Pre 2000 item #725380
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E. E. Huntley sketched Pavarotti as he prepared for a concert on Febuary 22, 1992. Pavarotti acknowledged "Brava, Brava Complimenta" and autographed "Luciano Pavarotti 92." on one of the sketches. The sketches measure 7 1/4" tall and are priced as a lot.
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Lodge was a Republican United States Senator from Massachusetts from 1893-1924. The letter is on United States Senate letterhead, and is 10 1/2" tall. Also included is a clipped signature from his son, H. C. Lodge Jr.
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Forrestal was Secretary of the Navy from 1944-1947 and First Secretary of Defense from 1947-1949. The letter measures 10 1/2."
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Autographs : Pre 1950 item #725366
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Tunney was a World Heavyweight Boxing Champion, defeating Jack Dempsey in 1926. Typewritten on Gene Tunney letterhead; sheet measures 10 1/2" tall.
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Tully was Secretary to President Franklin Delano Roosevelt during World War II. The letter is on The White House Washington letterhead and dated June 25, 1942. The sheet measures 9 1/4" tall.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Autographs : Pre 1900 item #725359
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One of the finest American portrait painters of the 19th Century, pupil of Gilbert Stuart in Boston (1807) and Benjamin West in London (1809). After 1810, he worked primarily in Philadelphia. Carte de Visite Photograph by Gutekunst of Philadelphia. Signed "Thos Sully" above the Gutekunst Stamp. 4" tall.
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Some light wear and creasing in the margins and corners, with a few tears entering slightly into the photograph. Measures 8" x 10."
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Some light wear and creasing in the margins and corners, but very good condition overall. Measures 10" x 8."
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Autographs : Pre 1960 item #685418
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There is a fold across the upper section, across the signature, and the corners have some wear. The photograph measures 10" x 8."
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Paper measures 2" x 3 1/4."
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The letter is toned with some light foxing stains and tears along the margins. There is one 3" tear that has been taped. The page measures 12" x 8 1/2."
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Autographs : Pre 1950 item #685398
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Larry, Moe and Shemp labeled "The Three Stooges in Person Tour, A June Carr - Ron Ormond Attraction." The photograph has some light tearing and small creases, mostly in the margins. Measures 8" x 10."
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Autographs : Pre 1980 item #685393
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Paper measures 3 5/8" x 4."