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All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Maps : Pre 1900 item #1038056 (stock #338)
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This is a original 1865 map of Manhattan done by Egbert Viele...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Print : Pre 1900 item #1010046 (stock #332)
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This is wonder full original example of this Currier & Ives lithograph The Great Eastern 22500 tons.It is in fresh original colors and was never framed as it was in a trunk all its life. Paper size is 11 3/4 by 16 inches. I do not think you could find a better example! It would date from the late 1860's to early 70's
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Print : Pre 1900 item #1005562 (stock #331)
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$165.00
This is a wonderful original hand colored lithograph by Currier and Ives from the 1870's.The paper size is 13 1/2 by 17 3/4 and the print is in very nice condition with some very minor spots of foxing in the margins. This was stored in a trunk since the 1870's so colors are very fresh. One of a group of these we have up. We have over 200 Currier's in stock!
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Pre 1940 item #1004674 (stock #329)
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$1995.00
This is a beautiful original photograph by Albert Steiner 1877-1965 who was one of the best Swiss photographers from the 20th century.It is titled Kapelle Bei Locarno and is pencil signed by Steiner. The photo is 9 by 11 1/2 and is on it original mount 15 1/2 by 19 inches. It is in excellent condition.Steiners photo's have been rising in value and there was a big show off his works recently.He is well listed in the art price index's.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Print : Pre 1900 item #992392 (stock #322)
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$595.00
This is a rare very large 31 by 45 inches wood engraving done for the Illustrated London News in 1851 as a supplement. It is in remarkable good condition. There is a small repaired tear in the center fold other wise no spots or missing paper. This also has the red tax stamp.Wood engraving this large and this early are very rare!
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Print : Pre 1900 item #986074 (stock #319)
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$495.00
This is a wonderful very large 22 by 32 inches birds eye view of Philadelphia done as a supplement for Harper's Weekly in May 27 1876. This was a woodblock engraving that was sketched by Theodore Davis. In excellent condition with no holes tears or stains a miracle considering this was folded up in a issue of Harper's and probably sent thru the mail.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Print : Pre 1900 item #889192 (stock #305)
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This is a unusual large allegorical chromolithograph of Young America during the Civil War.I believe he is dressed in the style of the Zouave outfits.The print is by Sarony Major & Knapp of New York who were one of the best lithography firms in the country.This litho would date to the beginnings of the civil war.It has never seen the light of day till know as we found it in a section of a large scrap book which seems to have been a job book for the Sarony co.This is a large print measuring 21 by...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Pre 1900 item #780040 (stock #293)
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$595.00
This is a original albumen photo by Isaiah West Taber 1830-1912.It is still in its original quarter sawn oak frame and has the original glass.The image is 9 1/2 by 8 the mount is 15 by 13 and the frame is 3/4 inches wide.The print is in ex condition and is sharp and clear.There is a small water stain on the top right of the mount that goes in about 3/4 of an inch and one about 1/8 on part of the bottom edge. I could not find any of his Redwood tree photos on the net...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Pre 1900 item #780034 (stock #292)
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$595.00
This is a original albumen photo that was framed in 1892 and is still in the original Foster Bros. of Boston quarter sawn oak frame with original glass.The image size is 10 by 8 1/4 and the mount is 15 by 13. The oak frame is 3/4 wide. The image is in perfect condition and is bright and sharp. The mount has a tiny water stain on the lower right that shows about 1/8th inch in a couple of spots.The bottom of the print has the neg...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Print : Pre 1900 item #772487 (stock #291)
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$495.00
This is a original chromolithograph print by the firm of L.Prang of Boston Ma.It was published in 1874...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Maps : Pre 1900 item #735002 (stock #278)
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This is a large wall map dated 1843 by Phelp's and Ensign a New York map maker before the Civil War.It is 26 by 38 and would have originally been a roll up wall map.It is currently framed in a simple wide black moulding under plexiglass as we found it. The map is in quite good condition other than some water staining to the top left corner and across the bottom of the map...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Print : Pre 1900 item #734646 (stock #277)
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$300.00
This is a great original Currier & Ives litho by Thomas Worth from the Darktown series titled Spoiling A Sensation The Bicycle Boy On A Bull. It is dated 1881 and the size is 13 by 17 with large probably full size margins. The condition is Excellent with just a couple of minor spots.This is in the original victorian walnut frame and glass. It has new acid free backing. A great image in great condition
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Print : Pre 1900 item #731670 (stock #279)
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$745.00
This is a wonderful large 16 by 14 inch chromo ad. for Dixons Carburet of Iron Stove Polish. It was published in 1858 by Sarony Major & Knapp a famous large New York city Lithography firm. I believe this was a proof print as it came out of a large scrap book we bought years ago that was all prints from this firm. It seemed to be a job book with things they had been doing...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Print : Pre 1900 item #731658 (stock #275)
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$125.00
This is a original woodblock engraving from the Illustrated London News January 18 1862. It is a large 2 page engraving and is in very nice condition with no stains or center holes in the picture. It is titled The Great International Suspension Bridge over the Niagara River connecting the New York Central and the Great Western of Canada Railways.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Pre 1930 item #701902 (stock #267)
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This is a beautiful small calendar top for Edison Mazda from 1928. It was done by Maxfield Parrish.The colors are very bright and fresh having spent most of its life in a drawer.There is some crease damage on the bottom left corner.This lists in the Parrish book up to $700.00
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Print : Pre 1940 item #701896 (stock #266)
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This is a original 1930 calendar top from 1930 by Maxfield Parrish. It has been cropped below the title at the bottom. It is in very good condition.I see one minor crease on the right side not into the image. The colors are very strong and fresh. It was in a drawer since 1930. and has never been framed. We have matted it in a acid free cream matt.The Parrish book lists these cropped for up to $750.00.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Print : Pre 1837 VR item #697337 (stock #265)
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$365.00
This is a nice large 11 by 16 inside the plate mark engraving of Tom, Thomas Shelton a English boxer from around 1820.This original hand colored print is dated 1819 and was published by S.W.Fores Piccadilly. It is in ex. cond
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Pre 1900 item #685197 (stock #261)
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$295.00
This is a large 26 by 18 engraving of presidential candidate William Mckinley dated 1896. It says engraved by William Marshall and published by Oscar Marshall N.Y.on the press of J.J.little Astor place N.Y.This scarce poster type print is in near mint condition with just a little toning at the bottom. I found this behind another print so it has not seen the light of day since the turn of the century. Marshall did the famous engravings of Lincoln and Grant...