Portraits and Other Items
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EARLY PORTRAIT OF A GENTLEMAN

This is a very well done unsigned portrait of a handsome gentleman in beautiful condition. It is in its fantastic original mustard painted frame that is detailed with leaves and geometric patterns. An asset to any home. Additional photos are attached by the magnifying glass icon.

C. 1820,  American

34 1/4" height, 28 1/2" Width (Framed)

PAIR OF OVAL OIL PORTRAITS

A pair of oil portraits on canvas. There is a paint touch up around the eyes of the man. Also, there are a couple of flakes on the background left of the head. There are a few pinhead size flakes on the woman's hair. There is a scuff 1/2" x 1/4" on the left side of the jacket. Someone wrote "Mrs. Griffin 1798-1862", on the back of the woman. Additional photos are attached by the magnifying glass icon.

C. Mid 19th Century

17" Height, 14 " Width each portrait

MOTHER OF CORNEALIUS BEAL OIL PORTRAIT

This is an oil portrait of a woman knitting, sitting in a chair. There is a paint touch up to a 4" split running across her left hand and 3" above it. There is 1/2" touch up above the left eye and 1/2" above the left ear. The portrait was relined with new canvas long ago. An attached note says, "Cornealius Beal's Mother", probably written on original canvas. Additional photos are attached by the magnifying glass icon.

C. Mid 19th Century

30" Height, 25" Width

EARLY CHALKWARE PLAQUE OF WOMAN DATED 1833

A rare, chalkware or plaster of Paris plaque with a portrait bust of a woman in relief. On the reverse side it is incised, "John S. Rohrer, Born 1833". The colors are brown, red, yellow and black. There are bubbles in the glass. There is some minor edge wear, otherwise in excellent condition. An unusual piece of folk art. Ex. Walter E. Simmons collection. Additional photos are attached by the magnifying glass icon.

C. 1860

5 3/4" Height, 4 3/4" Width

1860'S PRINTS OF ABRAHAM AND MARY TODD LINCOLN

Carte de Visite prints of Mr. and Mrs. Abraham Lincoln. Additional photos are attached by the magnifying glass icon.

C. 1860's

4" Height, 2" Width

CARTE DE VISITE PHOTO OF JOHN WILKES BOOTH

A Carte de Visite photograph of John Wilkes Booth. This is an authentic photo taken in the early 1860's, however it is a photo of a photo. The photographer, George P. Nikolai of Covington, Ohio simply took a photograph of another photographer's work, or engaged in copyright infringement. It had been glued in an album. Additional photos are attached by the magnifying glass icon.

C. Early 1860's

4" Height, 2 3/8" Width

LOVELY PAIR OF SILHOUETTES

A beautiful pair of American hollow cut silhouettes in original period black painted frames. The pair have black and gold decorated reverse glass painting. There are many bubbles in the old glass. The gentleman has hand painted details and a tiny tear at the bottom of his coat. There are tiny spots of paper loss near his chin and above his nose. The lady is lovely with a frilled collar. There is a tiny spot of paper loss near the top of her hair. Additional photos are attached by the magnifying glass icon.

C. Second half of the 19th Century

5" Height, 4 1/16" Width

CHARMING WATERCOLOR OF YOUNG GIRL WITH HER DOLL

A charming, delicately hand painted watercolor of a young girl in a blue dress with red shoes. She is carrying her doll. The old glass has some tiny bubbles and it is in a period pine frame. The measurements are 10 1/8" height by 6 3/4" wide framed. The visible measurements of the watercolor are 7 5/8" height by 4 1/4" wide. A lovely piece! Additional photos are attached by the magnifying glass icon.

C. 1860-1880

18TH CENTURY OIL PORTRAIT OF A WOMAN IN A LACE BONNET

A lovely oil portrait of a woman in a lace bonnet, painted on board, in a 19th century pine frame. The paint surface is alligatored but stable and overall in good condition. Additional photos are attached by the magnifying glass icon.

C. Late 18th century- Early 19th century,   American or English

11 3/4" x 8 1/2" Unframed, 16 1/4" x 13" Framed