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Wed, May 17, 2023 10:00AM EDT
Lot 626

Lot of Four Cut and Hollow-Cut Silhouettes

Estimate: $200 - $350

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A pair of hollow-cut silhouettes of a lady and gentleman in frames, together with two 1860s cut silhouettes of gentlemen applied to one piece of paper. The latter with five 1860s newspaper clippings attached verso, including: death notices for Alfred D. Brick, William Weikel, and Philip Physick Green; a marriage announcement for T.S. Parker and E.A. Reynolds; Civil War dispatches received from the Christian Commission Delegation to Murfreesboro for Nashville. A loose hand written receipt of payment for an unknown transaction dated December 7th 1863 is included. Gentlemen on page 6 x 3.75 inches, in a period wooden frame 8.5 x 6.5 inches. Lady and Gentleman each in 20th century frames 5.25 x 4.5 inches.

Condition

Hollow-cut silhouettes in seemingly good condition unexamined outside of the frame. Cut silhouettes with some creasing and two pinholes. All with toning commensurate with age. Merchandise will be packed and transported by the purchaser at their own risk and expense. A list of recommended shippers is on our website: https://www.conceptgallery.com/auctions/shipping/ .

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