Prints, Pictures & Ephemera

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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



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



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

Size: 27" H x 35" W



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

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



"Chessie ~ 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 "Chessie".  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



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

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



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

Size: 12" H x 10" W



A 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 (1802–1841) 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



"The Shipwrecked Mariner". Rare cottage print of a ship wrecked survivor. English c. 1820.

Size: 11 3/4" H x 9 3/4" 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



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

Size:  9" H x 7" W



Whimsical 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



Botanical 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



Botanical 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



Oil on board, Coat of Arms. English c. 1870.

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



Miniature 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



Primitive 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



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

Size:  7 1/4" H x 8 11/16" W



Lively watercolor of children with their toys. English c. 1852.

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



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

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


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

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



"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



Wonderful 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



Early 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



Fine 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



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

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



Framed 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



Atmospheric 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



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

Size: 10" H x 16' W



This 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



"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



Luscious 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



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

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



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

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



Mid-19th Century unusual work by Eliza Osborn of cut paper flowers. English.

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



Rare & 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



Burr 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


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


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

Size: 10" H x 14" W


American School ~ Harbor scene. Oil on canvas. Unsigned. 19th Century.

Size: 14 3/4" H x 24 3/4" W



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

Size: 12" H x 9" W



Nice 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



"William the little ship builder" Adorable framed American print published by B. Barmell ~ Philadelphia. American, 19th Century.

Size: 9" H x 8" W



Trompe-l'œil oil on board of a Dog in a frame and a coat-of-arms with rabbits. English c. 1860.

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




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