All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Pre 1910 item #1395531 (stock #ABI)
This outstanding boldly decorated ink well dates from around the turn-of-the-century, or slightly earlier and was cast in Austria. It measures 11” in length by 9” in width. The original glass insert has a few small “flea bites” but the lid usually stays closed and they aren’t apparent. The distinctive classic Art Nouveau desk piece is elaborately embellished with a pair of clover leafs on each end and one on the lid. The very front of the inkwell has a group of indented ovoid circles...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Pre 1900 item #707153 (stock #3396)
Galerie Hafner
$5,500.00
shipping included
Oblong folio album with 54 albumen and 7 photolitho photographs, showing ruins and city scenes. Half leather with spine stamped "Egypt" in gilt. The black and white photographs mounted on boards. Each print approximately 22 cm x 28 cm, signed in the negative, the majority numbered and captioned in French. The photographers: - Felix Bonfils, French photographer, active 1867 - 1885. - G...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Print : Pre 1980 item #673770
Here is a compelling full page ad that was featured in the New York Times, May 10, 1970. "Finally Your Senator Can Vote to End the War. Angry Americans. Saddened Americans....Your kids shouldn't go to college to get killed... Support the peace amendment sponsored by McGovern, Hatfield, Goodell Cranston & Hughes." Paper has yellowed and is folded and the names of senators who supported the amendment have been underlined in ink.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Postcards : Pre 1960 item #167913
Shirley Allen
$18.00
Large Letter Linen Postcard, Ybor City, Tichnor Quality. Condition Excellent Unused.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Postcards : Pre 1950 item #169362
Shirley Allen
$70.00
Vintage Linen Postcard, As Featured in the Book "Linen Postcards Images of the American Dream" (Pg 67). Condition Excellent, unused. Curt Teich 1946.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Postcards : Pre 1960 item #273078
Shirley Allen
$35.00
"Girls With Beach Umbrella" Vintage Linen Postcard, As Featured in the Book "Linen Postcards Images of the American Dream". Condition Excellent.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Paper : Pre 1950 item #1399591 (stock #147)
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$200.00


LIFE SAVING LEAFLET

During the Battle of Okinawa, this leaflet written in English and Japanese is the one of them dropped by the U.S. armed forces in July 12, 1945. Quite a rare remains as is. Some aged deterioration as seen. approx...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Pre 1960 item #1384883 (stock #20651)
Authentic 1950 Share Certificate, "Societe Viticole et Vinicole d'Egypte" Lithographic Printing in Green Ink for the Egyptian Society of Viticulture and Vinoculture (Wine). Ten shares of Forty Egyptian Pounds from a capital of 1000,000 Egyptian Pounds issued. Certificate Number 20651. The Share Certificate is decorated with scenes of Wine Making from Ancient Egyptian tombs. Width: 16 5/8" (42.5 cm) x 15 3/8" (39 cm) including tear-off indemnity stamps. Folded...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Postcards : Pre 1960 item #275949
Shirley Allen
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"Woman In Short Yellow Dress" Vintage Linen Postcard. Condition Near Mint.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Postcards : Pre 1960 item #167551
Shirley Allen
$65.00
Large Letter, Greetings from NEW YORK CITY. Vintage Linen Postcard, As Featured in the Book "Linen Postcards Images of the American Dream" (Pg 93). Condition Very Good, unused.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Postcards : Pre 1960 item #272416
Shirley Allen
$18.00
Vintage Linen Postcard, The Miami Parrot Jungle, Woman in Leopard Swimsuit in Tree with Macaws and Cockatoo.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Pre 1940 item #532176 (stock #20050041)
Unsigned hand-tinted photograph of a stream/pond scene. Image size is 5 7/8 by 3 3/4 inches, mat size is 9 5/8 by 7 5/8 inches. Framed size is 10 1/2 by 8 1/2 inches. Condition is good with a water stain on left side of mat near frame, small white spot on mat in upper right of image. Pre-1940, original frame and backing, very minor damage to lower right frame corner. Horizontal coloration difference is due to lighting when taking photo of framed work, not a flaw.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Postcards : Pre 1920 item #652639 (stock #PC09)
c. 1910-1915. Slight rounded corners.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Postcards : Pre 1950 item #272444
Shirley Allen
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Linen Postcard, Seven Seas Restaurant, Miami, Florida, 1946. Front Condition Excellent. Back Condition Pictured.
Original ink signatures of Umberto di Savoia, Principe di Piemonte, Crown Prince of Italy and of his wife, Maria Virginia di Piemonte, Princess of Belgium and daughter of King Albert of Belgium. Year 1932
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Pre 1900 item #1356657
what pdx
$700.00
Fantastic set of 3 volumes #1 #2 #3 Autour Du Monde Zincograph photography books on the worlds Customs and costumes. A great set or reference books for anyone working with graphic arts , we used these and created a line of note and post cards. Etsy sellers are selling single pages for 20.00 each countless color images of Buildings scenery primitive peoples posing for studio pictures in traditional costume . leather ends tight spines...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Pre 1960 item #1351748 (stock #WN010)
Galerie Hafner
$1,800.00
shipping included
Twenty-three vintage black and white gelatin silver prints by the American photographer, writer and social activist Dorothy Norman (1905-1997), well known for her relationship to Alfred Stieglitz. With carbon copy of a typewritten manuscript (15 pages with some handwritten corrections in pencil) published 1957 in the College Art Journal Vol.16, No.2 (pages 100-108, with 7 pictures) under the title "Folk Art in Orissa, India - by Dorothy Norman"...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Postcards : Pre 1960 item #167395
Shirley Allen
$75.00
The Glass Kitchen, An important and rare Linen Postcard featured in The book "Linen Postcards Images of the American Dream" (Pg 14). Condition Excellent, Unused.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Pre 1950 item #1384956 (stock #010058)
Authentic 1944 Share Certificate, "Societe Belge-Egyptienne L'Ezbekieh" Lithographic Printing in BLue Ink for the Societe Anonyme with Sphinx and Pyramids design. Certificate Number 010,058, dated 6th October 1944. Width: 8.5 - 17" (21.5 - 43 cm) x 12,5" (32 cm) including tear-off indemnity stamps numbered 10 - 30(T). Folded. Extremely good condition for age. Suitable for framing. All ephemera sold by Ihnasiyah Gallery is guaranteed authentic and of the period/culture as described.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Postcards : Pre 1960 item #272431
Shirley Allen
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Non-Linen, Embossed German Postcard of Memorial Presbyterian Church, St. Augustine with Alligator Border. Excellent Condition.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Postcards : Pre 1970 item #167396
Shirley Allen
$75.00
Linen Postcard, Howard Johnson's Rt 66, Joplin Mo. As featured in "Linen Postcards Images of the American Dream" (Pg 75). Condition Excellent, Unused.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Print : Pre 1990 item #859525 (stock #44900017)
20TH Century Chinese print on paper. Shrink-wrapped onto board for protection. Total size is: 15.00" by 14.75". Art size is: 14.25" by 14.25". Condition: Some staining at center above flower; border has loss at center left.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Postcards : Pre 1960 item #275958
Shirley Allen
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"Orchids To You!" Vintage Postcard. Condition Excellent, Unused. Tichnor
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Autographs : Political : Pre 1970 item #1354150 (stock #3210)
The Warren Court - 1968 Supreme Court Justices, Signatures of Justices John Marshall Harlan II, Hugo Black, Earl Warren, Abe Fortas, Potter Stewart, William O. Douglas, Byron White, William J. Brennan Jr., and the first African American Justice Thurgood Marshall. First Day Issue U.S. Postal Stamp of Oliver Wendell Holmes, dated March 08, 1968. Prominent Americans Series. The Warren Court refers to the Supreme Court of the United States during the period when Earl Warren served as Chief Justice...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Postcards : Pre 1960 item #275957
Shirley Allen
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"Woman In Dragonfly Swimsuit" Vintage Linen Postcard. Condition Near Mint, Unused.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Portraits : Pre 1940 item #1399043 (stock #142)
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$400.00


BROMIDES OF SHOCHIKU REVUE GIRLS 50pc.

Showa period (Pre 1940), Japan
approx...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Postcards : Pre 1950 item #167554
Shirley Allen
$75.00
"Chicago" Vintage Linen Postcard, As Featured in the Book "Linen Postcards Images of the American Dream" (Pg 96). Condition Excellent, unused. Curt Teich 1950
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Print : Pre 1940 item #1407997 (stock #08111)
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$200.00


TRACHOMA

Rare find of old Japanese medical poster with the illustration of Trachoma, actually used at the clinic of oculist in the Prewar time, early 20th century. Originally bended condition for framing (Please check the photo #6) as approx...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Places : Pre 1900 item #735670 (stock #SK079)
Galerie Hafner
$280.00
shipping included
Original Albumen print mounted on coeval cardboard showing the island from the south-west. Attributed to the photographer Frank Mason Good from Great Britain, active 1860 -1890. Condition: Slightly faded, cardboard cut and stained. Dimension: Photo 18,6 x 23 cm, cardboard 27,5 x 32,2 cm.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Pre 1970 item #692512
Anna Marcel
$199.00
Fabulous midnight blue beaded box bag purse with tortoise Lucite top. It is in great condition. It measures 7.25" across. No signature inside, but it is definitely a designer lucite purse from the 1950/1960s. Black satin lining with elastic pocket. No condition problems, just a little wear on the metal finish of clasp.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Print : Pre 2000 item #858369 (stock #44900006)
20TH Century Chinese New Year print on paper. Shrink-wrapped onto board for protection. Total size is: 18" by 12". Art size is: 17.25" by 11.125".
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Postcards : Pre 1940 item #551596
Shirley Allen
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Authentic Curt Teich Vintage Linen Postcard, As Featured in the Book "Linen Postcards Images of the American Dream" (p. 123). Excellent Condition, Unused. Curt Teich, 1934
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Postcards : Pre 1960 item #167409
Shirley Allen
$150.00
Las Vegas (Lost Wages) Glitz, Vintage Linen Postcard's, As Featured in the Book "Linen Postcards Images of the American Dream" (Pg 90). Condition Excellent, unused, Los Vegas 1937, Pioneer Club 1951 from Curt Teich.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Places : Pre 1900 item #742298 (stock #SK088)
Galerie Hafner
$280.00
shipping included
Early vintage albumen photograph mounted on coeval cardboard showing the Mosque of Muhammad Ali near the Citadel in Cairo, Egypt. Condition: Upper edge of the photograph with a tiny loss, cardboard with tear. Dimension: Photograph 24,4 x 19,2 cm., cardboard 39,2 x 31,8 cm.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Pre 1920 item #1395725 (stock #BWAN)
This visually compelling solid cast bronze pin tray is ovoid in shape and measures 5” in length by 3 1/2” in width. This striking creation was cast sometime between 1900 - 1910 A.D. in France. It is distinctive and sophisticated. The claw of the raptor forms the handle and is attached to the highly detailed bird feather beneath. Even the underside of the tray has fine detailed work...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Places : Pre 1900 item #744385 (stock #SK091)
Galerie Hafner
$280.00
shipping included
Early vintage Albumen print mounted on coeval cardboard showing the Tombs of the Khalifs, general northern view of the complex of Farag Ibn Barquq. Condition: Photograph in good condition. Cardboard with few stains, upper right corner broken. Dimension: Photo 18,4 x 23,1 cm., cardboard 31,4 x 39,4 cm.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Places : Pre 1950 item #730432 (stock #0802)
Gamut Plus Jewelry
$95.00
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This RARE old stanhope is a carved wooden (likely, ebonized wood) animal (something indigenous to Northern Ireland: perhaps an Irish Stout?). The viewer shows 6 historical landmarks and remarks MEMORY OF BALLYCASTLE. The 6 scenes are; BALLYCASTLE, GOLF LINKS, MURLOUGH BAY, CARRICK-a-REDE ROPE BRIDGE, MARINE ROAD and FAIR HEAD. The views great. This little critter charm measures 5/8" x 1/2" x 3/8" tall. It is in excellent condition.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Postcards : Pre 1960 item #275952
Shirley Allen
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"Limpid Pools" Vintage Linen Postcard, Greetings from the Seacoast Region of New Hampshire. Condition Excellent.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Pre 1900 item #707133 (stock #see above)
Galerie Hafner
Price: see above
No. 38 = Bonfils No. 144: Karnak - Hypostyle hall. No. 39 = Zangaki No. 989: Karnak - Hypostyle hall. No. 40 = Bonfils No. 143: Karnak - Hypostyle hall. No. 41 = Bonfils No. 142: Karnak - Hypostyle hall. No. 42 = Lekegian No. 1113: Karnak - Hypostyle hall. No. 43 = Lekegian No. 1114: Karnak - Hypostyle hall. No. 44 = Zangaki No. 903: Karnak - Temple precinct of Amun. No. 45 = Zangaki No. 1003: Karnak - Obelisk. No. 46 = Zangaki No. 998: Karnak - Wall relief. No. 47 = Zangaki No. 899: Ka...
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. There are s...

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Portraits : Pre 1960 item #1403095 (stock #09529)
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$200.00


JAPANESE MATRIMONY PHOTOGRAPH ALBUM

Photographic record of a very ordinary rural Japanese woman who was a farmer and married to a man (in other words, to become husband's family member forever) in the middle era of Showa period (1958). Dressed in traditional weddding costume called 'Tsunokakushi', taken the "last" commemorative photograph with her family, moved to shirine by car, then parade following the Shinto priest, and visited her old home (for the first ti...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Pre 1910 item #545490 (stock #0685)
A 7 x 3-1/2" curved card stereoview or stereo card depicting an Alaska Goldrush scene. Issued by B.L. Singley in 1900, this is number 9256 - "A HALT BY THE WAYSIDE, EN ROUTE TO KLONDIKE". It has an orange face and pink backing, with a quote by John P. Clum, USPO Inspector and Lecturer. The image shows a reclining prospector under his draped tent with his buddy cookin' up some vittles. This item is in excellent original condition with no cracks, scrapes, bends, spotting, losses, damage or rep...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Print : Pre 1920 item #1040227 (stock #ga-178)
A rare piece of ephemera, this standing Wedding Dinner Menu from 1915 gives us a glimpse into food and style from the past. Comprised of a thin nylon type fabric fitted inside a metal three panel screen, the front "doors" are hand painted with clumps of lavender iris, opening to a larger centered panel printed with the menu reading: Wedding Dinner of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Alexander, Menu, Grape Fruit Cocktail, Consomme Vemicelli and Marrow Balls, Kennebec Salmon Sauce Mayonaise, Parsley Potatoes, ...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Postcards : Pre 1960 item #272419
Shirley Allen
$125.00
Indian Motorcycle, Linen Postcard, Postmark 1951, Excellent Condition.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Postcards : Pre 1950 item #551532
Shirley Allen
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Authentic Vintage Linen Postcard, As Featured in the Book "Linen Postcards Images of the American Dream" (p. 19). Features original design by artist Carl Burger. Condition Excellent, Unused. Colourpicture, circa 1940
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Pre 1950 item #862233
Here is a rare and wonderful photo collage of scenes from the building of the Alaskan Highway (completed in 1943.) Original snapshots. The center photo highlights what appears to be the official ribbon cutting; sixteen photos surround it. Below is a cartoon of a bear taking a picture of a man. Not examined out of the frame. 13" x 15".
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Pre 1900 item #1369567 (stock #WN084)
Galerie Hafner
$320.00
shipping included
Early vintage albumen print of the two large bronze Kannons near the Senso-ji Temple in Asakusa, Tokyo, with children. Numbered in Japanese "277". Mounted on coeval cardboard. Condition: fine, minimally faded, left border of photo with a small loss. Dimension: photo: 21.4 cm x 27.4 cm, cardboard: 34.8 cm x 43.9 cm.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Places : Pre 1900 item #1380180 (stock #TBD00260)
Two albumen photographs of the Tomb of Itimad-ud-Dualah at Agra, India. Neither is signed and though they are probably by different photographers they complement each other as one is a close up of the tomb while the other gives it some context in the surrounding garden.

The longer view is 8 5/8 (22 cm) by 11 3/8 (29 cm) inches with a card 14 (35.5 cm) by 17 (43 cm) inches. It is laid down to the cardboard.

The close up is attached to a larger piece of paper with a line of glue at the to...

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Pre 1900 item #1389020 (stock #TBD00263)
Albumen photograph mounted on a stiff card with the title, “Interior of Carlee Caves” written in ink below the image. The Karla Caves are a group of ancient Indian Buddhist rock-cut caves located in Karli near Lonavala, Maharashtra. The one pictured is the Great Chaitya. It was dedicated in 120 CE. The photographer of this image is unknown. The image is 7 ½ x 9 3/8 inches (19 x 24 cm) The card is 11 x 14 inches (28 35.5 cm).

Condition: The image is in excellent condition with minor surf...

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Postcards : Pre 1960 item #272439
Shirley Allen
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Linen Postcard, "Butch and Maisie", Beautiful, Sulpher-Crested Cockattoos, Parrot Jungle, Miami, Florida. Excellent Condition.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Geological item #1404479 (stock #6092)
Lovely two handled pottery jar from the Northern China circa (2200 BCE – 1600 BCE) in near perfect condition with just a couple of minor chips on one handle. H: 12.9cm/5.1in and W: 11.8cm/4.7in.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Maps : Pre 1837 VR item #1120922 (stock #EN5)
Published as the Act directs by Brightly & Kinnersley Bungay, May 1st 1807.
Copper engraved map with contemporary outline hand color.
CONDITION: in good condition.
MEASUEMENTS: 10 ¼ x 8 1/8 inches

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All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Postcards : Pre 1960 item #274334
Shirley Allen
$15.00
"Salt Kettle" Bermuda Linen Postcard. Condition Very Good, Unused.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Pre 1900 item #1369459 (stock #WN085)
Galerie Hafner
$600.00
shipping included
Rare and early vintage albumen print of the Shimbashi Railway Station in Tokyo, with festive decoration and banners wearing the imperial seal "kiku-mon". The Tokyo to Yokohama rail line opened on 14th October 1872, with a great ceremony as the emperor took the first official ride, arriving at Shimbashi Station in a Western carriage. Mounted on coeval cardboard. Condition: fine, minimally faded, a tiny hole. Dimension: photo: 20.1 cm x 25.9 cm, cardboard: 34.8 cm x 43.8 cm.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Postcards : Pre 1960 item #272426
Shirley Allen
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Linen Postcard, Woman Diving, Perfect Form, Mint Condition.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Postcards : Pre 1950 item #274356
Shirley Allen
$100.00
"PAA Yankee Clipper (B314) In Flight" Vintage Linen Postcard,LaGuardia Field As Featured In Linen Postcards Images of the American Dream. Front Condition Very Good, Back Condition See Photo. Harry H. Baumann, 1944
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Postcards : Pre 1910 item #652631 (stock #PC05)
Mexican Real Photo Postcard Mexican Revolution with Windchesters. Miguel Marcias G. And Alfredo Marcias Roja. Slight ink staining.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Postcards : Pre 1960 item #275811
Shirley Allen
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"Greeting from Ocean City, N.J." Vintage Linen Postcard. Condition Excellent, Unused. Tichnor
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. The plate had a few losses that were colored in before printing.

A very good quality image, found with...