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Mechanical water color card with the verse, "Your figure above, you plainly may view, With legs & arms in action; The likeness so perfect, the portrait so true, Must give you satisfaction. English, Mid-19th Century.

Size: 8 3/4" H x 5 5/8" W



"Spicy" mechanical postcard. Pull the tab on top and the legs move.

Size: 5 1/2" H x 3 5/8" W



Douglas ~ Rare Pollock's Printed Theatre booklet with colorful figures. English, Late 19th Century.

Size: 7" H x 9" W


Colorful Tulip & Butterfly Watercolor ~ Signed & Dated. English, Dated 1837.

Size: 7" H x

  PR-0122Botanical print. "The Madonna Lilly". The center flower folds out to display the different layers of the plant. For natural study.  English c. 1880.

Size:  10 1/2" H x 7 3/4" W

  PR-0123Botanical print. "The Wallflower". The center flower folds out to display the different layers of the plant. For Nature-Study and Object-Lessons. English c. 1880.

Size:  10 1/2" H x 7 3/4" W

  PR-0224Ephemera theatrical accordion / paper tunnel telescopic.  View of the Great Exhibition 1851. English.

Size: 6" H x 7" W (front page) 

 PR-0273Mid-19th Century unusual work by Eliza Osborn of cut paper flowers. English c. 1850. Professionally framed. Sold together.

Size: 8 1/2" H x 7" W


PR-0289Set of 8 professionally framed leafed plants. English c. 1860-90.

Size: 12" H x 9" W

  PR-0010Rare printed on tin (tole) office sign of the Sun Insurance Company in a wooden frame. c. 1870

Size: 27" H x 35" W

    PR-0019Folksy painting of a boar on board possibly a coach panel.  English c. 1810.

Size: 6 3/4" H x 6 3/4" W

  PR-0029"Cheesie ~ The Chesapeake and Ohio Kitten". Oval silk-work with mother cat and two kittens sleeping in bed. "Hers" is stitched into the quilt.

There is a beautiful story (Sleep Like A Kitten) papered on the back that explains the purpose of "Cheeise".  And a heart-warming dedication signed by Laurie J. Laud to Marjorie Murphy ~ After I am gone. American c. 1940.

Size: 16" H x 20" W

    PR-0030An unusual medical watercolor of "Corporis". Early 1900's.

Size: 15 1/2" H x 12 1/2" W

   PR-0058Watercolor of a ships steward standing on the deck resting his hat on a barrel. English, Late 19th Century.

Size: 12" H x 10" W

   PR-0083A rare pair of colored prints by G. Tregear showing little girls with their pet cats

Innocence - Do You See My Little Tommy?
Playfullness - My Little Pussey Will Be As Large As Yours Soon

Gabriel Shear Tregear (18021841) was an English publisher of caricatures and prints. Active from the late 1820s until his death, he operated his "Humorous and Sporting Print Shop" from quarters at 123 Cheapside, London. c. 1820.

Size: 9 1/2" H x 7 1/4" W


Framed print of Adjectives: Short, Shorter & Shortest

Adjectives have three degrees of comparison. Short, Shorter, Shortest. Mary is short…Positive degree 1. James is shorter…Comparative degree 2. Frank is shortest…Superlative degree 3. English c. 1820

Size: 5 1/4" H x 4 1/4" W

    PR-0105A charming cottage print entitled, "The Favourite of the Flock".  English c. 1820.

Size:  9" H x 7" W

   PR-0117Whimsical watercolor of three playing card people. Sign by Albert Turner and dated 1880 and titled "A Reel of Three". Newly framed.  English.

Size:  8" H x 8" W

    PR-0169Oil on board, Coat of Arms. English c. 1870.

Size: 22 3/4" H x 20 1/2" W

 PR-0173"Architecture" & "Painting" pair of unusual subject Reverse Glass Paintings.  English c. 1800.

Size:  15 3/4" H x 15 3/4" W (each)

    PR-0180Miniature painting of a sea captain with his ship in the background. English c. 1840.

Size:  5 10/16" H x 5 3/16" W


Watercolor of Orbell Oakes signed by Wybrants Artist
dated 1853. Note card on back reads: Orbell Willoughby Oaks Son of Captain Orbell Oaks RN. Born 1836. Father of Alma Caroline May Wroughton. English c. 1820.

Size: 13 1/4" H x 10 1/4" W

   PR-0185Pair of Adam & Eve reverse glass pictures. In paradise & driven out. Published June 20th, 1796 by John Fairburn. English.

Size: 15 3/4" H x 11 3/4" W (each)

  PR-0188Primitive yet very strong oil painting on canvas of a child with a lamb / goat. English, Mid-19th Century.

Size: 19" H x 15 3/4" W

  PR-0189Nave miniature watercolor of two sailors / soldiers.  English c. 1850.

Size:  7 1/4" H x 8 11/16" W

  PR-0192Early framed superb Valentine that includes watercolor and cut paper art. English c. 1820.

Size:  18 1/4" H x 17 7/16" W

   PR-0196Fine watercolor family portrait.  English c. 1840.

Size: 22" H X 18 1/4" W

  PR-0207W. H. Brown 1849 Silhouette of Joseph Reed Ingersoll holding a document. Dated. American.

Joseph Reed Ingersoll was a statesman from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania In 1835 he represent Pennsylvania in the U.S. House.

Size: 10 1/2" H x 8" W


Dramatic interpretation from the Greek Mythology. Portray of the young Hercules and the lion (oil on canvas, restored & backed). English c. 1810

Size: 22" H x 27" L

   PR-0222Lively watercolor of children with their toys. English c. 1852.

Size: 15" H x 21 3/4" W

  PR-0223Early interesting photograph of a small person (dwarf). Dated on back Dec 12th 1874. English.

Size: 5 1/2" H x 4 1/4" W

 PR-0228Watercolor of a young captain holding a top hat - ship & men rowing a boat in the background. English c. 1830.

Size: 15 1/4" H x 10 1/2' L

    Strong colored fruit watercolor on paper. English c. 1850.

Size: 9 1/2" H x 11 3/4" W

  PR-0230Regency watercolor cut-out with gold painted highlights of a horse drawn open carriage Dated October 1820. Signed on back W. E. Clarke O'Connor / M. E. O'Connor.  English.

Size: 13 1/2" H x 32" L

   Sweet watercolor of a girl and her kitty. English c. 1830.

Size: 10 1/2" H x 9" W

   PR-0234"Africa", a framed print with the captions that reads, "Published Oct 13, 1804 by P. Gally No. 7, Beauchamps St Leather Lane London". English, Dated

Size:  8 1/2" H x 6 1/2" W

    PR-0240Wonderful long watercolor "Kurbits". Kurbits were done in Swedish Folklore with a glorified cucumber plant and bright colors.  This 19th Century Kurbit painting is newly framed with modern red.

Size: 27 1/2" H x 13 1/2" W

    PR-0242Early botanical "Thistle" hand-colored print. (Professional mounted & framed). English c. 1760.

Size: 26 1/2" H x 20 1/2" W

    Hand colored large bird print (possibly a seagull) on wove paper. Hand written on back ~ Amsterdam 1770-1829.

~ Larus Canus (Common Gull or Mew Gull).  Professionally mounted in a new frame.

Size: 14 1/2" H x 21 1/2 W

   PR-0249Fine 18th century watercolor on paper of a French soldier. French Infantry ~ The regiment of the Kingdom of France established 1776. (Professional mounted & framed). French c. 1796.

Size: 13 5/8" H x 11 1/2' W

  PR-0251Charming watercolor of scene children interacting with a donkey. English, Late 19th Century.

Size: 10 1/4" H x 12 1/4" W

   PR-0254Large copperplate engraving on paper of a bird, "Ardea, Cinerea" by Jan Christiaan Sepp who was also an engraver, author & illustrator.

Hand written on back ~ SEPP,
Jan Christian "Nederlaudsch Vogeln" Pub. Amsterdam 1770-1829. Copperplate engraving in fine original hand colour.

Size: 27" H x 22 1/2" W (mounted)
    PR-0257Framed photogravure of a cabin with an apple tree and pumpkin patch. American c. 1910.

Size: 16" H x 13 1/2" W

   Rare pair of miniature tinsel prints of Napoleon and Lord Nelson probably done after the heroic Battle of Trafalgar. English c. 1810.

Size: 5 1/2" H x 4 1/2" W (each)


Very rare framed print of Queen Victoria on horseback in front of Windsor and when illuminated from behind reveals her loyal troops around. The inscription reads ~ Spooner's Transformations No 1 / The Queen on Her Charger / Changing to a Review of the Troops in Windsor Park. By William Spooner of 377 Strand London, October 9, 1838. This at the year of her coronation & the print is to glorify her. English, Dated

Size: 10 1/4" H x 11" W

   PR-0261Atmospheric charcoal drawing of Woodland Stream Bridge signed JH, Claremont. American .c. 1910.

Size: 21" H x 15" W

    Naive still life oil painting (on artist board) of "Peaches". American, Late 19th Century.

Size: 10" h x 12" W

   PR-0264Scenic oil painting of cows & sheep on a hillside overlooking a lake with sailboats. Unsigned. American, Late 19th Century.

Size: 10" H x 16' W

    PR-0265This is a sweet oil on board painting of young girl by Martha Cahoon, 1905-1999.  The wife of Ralph Cahoon from Cape Cod, Massachusetts.  The more typical painting they did were of whimsical mermaids and sailors.  This subject of the cheerful little girl is unusual. American, Mid-20th Century.

Size: 12" H x 10" W

   PR-0266"The Springer Spaniel" polychrome pressed paper-board for the Froedtert Malt Company ~ Milwaukee, Wisconsin. 

Froedter Malt Company founded in 1875 by Jacob & William Froedtert. The plant processed germinated barley into malt primarily for the use of brewing industry.  In its time, was largest such firm in the world. (Ref: Wikipedia & Milwaukee Public Library). American.

Size: 13 1/2" H x 20" L

   PR-0267Luscious small oil-on-board of a girl and bubble blower. American, Early 1900's

Size: 9" H x 7" W

  Framed watercolor of Venice by H. M. McCalmont. English c., 1880.

Size: 12" H x 19 1/2" W

   PR-0270Wonderful print "The Importance of Punctuality" in a good period frame. English c. 1860.

Size: 16" H x 14 1/2" W

   PR-0272Charming primitive watercolor of a girl with strawberries in her hand. English, Mid-19th Century.

Size: 8 1/4" H x 6 3/4" W

 PR-0275Rare & whimsical folksy picture of a woman in a blue bonnet has missing knees. Place two fingers into the holes to act as visual knees / legs inside a wash bucket. English c. 1820.

Size: 9 1/2" H x 6 1/2" W

  PR-0276Burr Maple framed business card print / advertising of veterinarian establishment servicing the royal house hold."Horse Slaughterer, J. Atcheler, To Her Masjesty". English c. 1850.

Size: 10" H x 12 1/4" W

    PR-0279Naive Still Life with Watermelon.  American, Early 1900's.

Size: 20 1/4" H x 25 1/4" W

 Albert Webster Davies was described as the "Male Grandma Moses". Colonial Williamsburg exhibited a grouping of his paintings. This painting of rural life in North Salem, New Hampshire has nave characteristics & charm. You can see the order & organization within the painting, his ability to render exteriors; buildings, living people & animals with color & spontaneous quality. (Albert Davies, NH 1889-1967, N. Salem, NH ~ Signed "A. Davies"). American.

Size: 24 3/4" H x 31" W

PR-0284American School (Oil on paperboard) ~ Lakeside Homestead with a man drinking from a well. Signed J. O. ODELL. American, 20th Century.

Size:14" H x 26 1/2" W

PR-0285Yachting Scene ~ Signed "BE Neill" Oil on canvas. American c. 1980.

Size: 23 1/4" H x 29 1/4" W

  Nave red house painting 19th Century American School. 19th Century.

Size: 10" H x 14" W

   PR-0290Nice watercolor a "Yatching Costume". English c. 1870.

Size: 8" H x 5" W

Charming watercolor depicting 2 fisherman in a "Fishing Boat" along with a guide, ore and drawings of various fish with names. American, 19th Century.

Size: 13 1/4" H x 11 1/4" W


Christy Bros. 5-ring Wild Animal Show Circus. American, 1930's.

Size: 30" H x 43" L



Amusing & fine watercolor of Uncle Sam & the Vizcaya Spanish cruiser in the Spanish-American War of the 1890's.

Size: 11 5/8 H x 9 9/16" W



Framed colorful & appealing watercolor of a cornucopia (horn of plenty) of fruit. American, 19th Century.

Size: 22" H x 19" W



Framed 1940 Buick Phaeton Print ~ The Buick Limited Sport Convertible. American c. 1940. (Part of a larger collection).

Size: 17 1/4" H x 21 1/2" W




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