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Box BW-5

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Contains 11 Results:

Broadside advertising London exhibition of engraved plates depicting Jean-Baptiste Wicar's Florentine art

 Collection — Box: BW-5
Identifier: MS-0757
Abstract The headline of the broadside declares the exhibition of: "Pictures, Statues, Basso Relievos, and Engraved Stones, of the Gallery of Florence, and the Pitti Palace, Engraved under the Direction of Mr. Lacombe, Painter, from the Drawings of Mr. Wicar; a Work dedicated To His Royal Highness the Grand Duke of Tuscany." The advertisement was printed in approximately 1800. Jean-Baptiste Joseph Wicar (1762-1834) was a French Neoclassical painter and art collector. There is no historical...
Dates: approximately 1800

Young Men's Association for Mutual Improvement ribbon

 Collection — Box: BW-5
Identifier: MS-0758
Content Description

Rewritten from dealer description:

Silk silver ribbon printed in all black. 7 3/4 x 3 inches. Illustrated with an engraved vignette of a Lady Columbia-like figure holding a staff and surrounded by flags, a shield, navigational instruments, and a globe. Above her head in a ribbon are the words, "Intelligence the Life of Liberty." A rare commemorative ribbon celebrating the fourth of July in Albany, New York. The item was printed in 1838.

Dates: 1838

Edward Cruse commonplace book

 Collection — Box: BW-5
Identifier: MS-0759
Abstract

This item is a commonplace book with original writing by Edward Cruse, including riddles, conundrums, acrostics, rebus, and charades written in Brighton, United Kingdom, in 1867. There is currently no biographical information on the creator Edward Cruse.

Dates: 1867

Trade card for John Mawe's Free Museum in Matlock Bath, England

 Collection — Box: BW-5
Identifier: MS-0760
Abstract

John Mawe (1764-1829) was a British mineralogist who became known for his practical approach to the discipline. The collection includes an engraved paper trade card for "J. Mawe, Free Museum, Matlock. Mineral and Shells, Amethystine fluor and Black Marble ornaments, elegantly engraved or plain, chimney pieces etc." The trade card dates to the early 1800s, likely 1800.

Dates: early 1800s

Samuel W. Brown poem and watercolor paperwork

 Collection — Box: BW-5
Identifier: MS-0764
Abstract

This item is a folded paper that opens to reveal a watercolor painting of an iris flower at the center of an eternal knot of love poem by Samuel W. Brown, created approximately in the 1860s. There is currently no biographical information on the creator Samuel W. Brown.

Dates: approximately 1860s

Hair and ribbon friendship album with fabric cover

 Collection — Box: BW-5
Identifier: MS-0765
Abstract

This is an album with an applied fabric cover and hand-stitched fabric border. It includes thirty-six works of art constructed with paper, ribbons and hair. Thirty-two of the items were created between 1867-1874, and the last four are from 1897. There is currently no biographical information on the creator.

Dates: 1867 - 1874; 1897

Heart-shaped Valentine with origami folds and verse

 Collection — Box: BW-5
Identifier: MS-0767
Abstract

This item is a heart-shaped Valentine with origami folds that hangs from a ribbon. It was created approximately in the 1840s. There is currently no biographical information on the creator.

Dates: approximately 1840s

French prisoner of war journal from World War II titled "La Dernière Heure" ["The Last Hour"]

 Collection — Box: BW-5
Identifier: MS-0771
Abstract

This collection includes three issues of a prisoner of war camp journal titled "La Dernière Heure," created in April, May, and July of 1943 by French internees at the Baltic port of Wismar.

Dates: 1943 April-July

Sophie Gay letters to Alexandre Guiraud

 Collection — Box: BW-5
Identifier: MS-0772
Abstract

This collection is a set of six letters from French author Sophie Gay to French poet Alexandre Guiraud written in 1822. Sophie Gay was a French author born in Paris, France in 1776. Alexandre Guirard was a French poet, dramatic author, and novelist born in Paris, France 1788.

Dates: 1822

Stipple engraved fan, depicting humorous characters in fable, "The Way of the World"

 Collection — Box: BW-5
Identifier: MS-0773
Abstract

The item is a stipple engraved fan, printed with: "The Way of the World. A Tale" and depicts six humorous figures, representing "Report," "Hearsay," "SomeBody," "Every-Body," "No-Body," "Candour," with a descriptions beneath. The fan was published by Sarah Ashton of Little Britain, London, on January 1 1796, registered with Stationers' Company, the preeminnent London printing and publishing guild.

Dates: 1796