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Cobweb Valentine

A large (23.5 x 20 cm.) watercolor painting of what appear to be vibrant cyclamen flowers of white, pink, rose, and lavender has been affixed to a larger sheet of plain paper. The painting has been hand-cut int... more

Valentine

Quarto double folded sheet, embossed makers' name: DOBBS PATENT, with cameo-embossed border, as in 1981.1136.513. The short sides are embossed with laurel leaves, while the long sides are embossed with oak lea... more

Eugène Delacroix, calling card

Between the years of 1977 and 1989, F. C. Schang donated a group of 64 artists’ calling cards to the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Schang began collecting calling cards as an accompaniment to his stamp collection... more

J.A.D. Ingres, calling card

Between the years of 1977 and 1989, F. C. Schang donated a group of 64 artists’ calling cards to the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Schang began collecting calling cards as an accompaniment to his stamp collection... more

J.A.D. Ingres, calling card

Between the years of 1977 and 1989, F. C. Schang donated a group of 64 artists’ calling cards to the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Schang began collecting calling cards as an accompaniment to his stamp collection... more

J.A.D. Ingres, calling card envelope

Between the years of 1977 and 1989, F. C. Schang donated a group of 64 artists’ calling cards to the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Schang began collecting calling cards as an accompaniment to his stamp collection... more

Cobweb Valentine

Circular, delicate, hand-cut cobweb device, 16.5 cm. The base, of stiff ecru paper, has a carefully painted border of pink feathered ovals, and is centered with an image of a beautiful woman, her long ringlets... more

Double cobweb valentine with Venetian scene

Quarto, recto only, embossing of makers’ name is not seen, but the paper is attributed to BURKE. The frame border is openwork, cameo-embossed lace paper. The single sheet has damage to three corners.See 1981.1... more

George Cruikshank, calling card

Between the years of 1977 and 1989, F. C. Schang donated a group of 64 artists’ calling cards to the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Schang began collecting calling cards as an accompaniment to his stamp collection... more

Account Book Ledger

John Carlin (American, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1813–1891 New York)

Cobweb Valentine with Morning Glory

Elaborately embossed paper by Dobbs as in 1981.1136.514. Borders are embossed with Cherubs and French phrases. The borders have laurel at top and bottom, and oak leaves on both sides. An embossed frame is added... more

Valentine

Top sheet only, with lithographed border of scrolls, Cherubs, figures with wreath and lyre. Cobweb in the form of flowers, with butterfly (8.5 x 4 cm.) applied as a means to lift the spiral. The revealed image... more

Metallic Double Cobweb Valentine

A rare DOUBLE COBWEB is applied to the center of this ADDENBROOKE paper. The paper has an open-work cameo-embossed design, invented by Addenbrooke in 1834. The cobweb device applied to the center is actually tw... more

Cobweb valentine

The smooth paper is folded into a quarto booklet -- the recto has a fine double border, printed by continuous cuts of wood engraving, in one line each of blue and gold. Within the border is a banner with a bo... more

Gustave Doré, calling card

Between the years of 1977 and 1989, F. C. Schang donated a group of 64 artists’ calling cards to the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Schang began collecting calling cards as an accompaniment to his stamp collection... more

Gustave Doré, calling card

Between the years of 1977 and 1989, F. C. Schang donated a group of 64 artists’ calling cards to the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Schang began collecting calling cards as an accompaniment to his stamp collection... more

Edouard Manet, calling card

Between the years of 1977 and 1989, F. C. Schang donated a group of 64 artists’ calling cards to the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Schang began collecting calling cards as an accompaniment to his stamp collection... more

Papilio Erithonius from The Butterflies and Moths of America Part 1

Louis Prang & Co. (Boston, Massachusetts)

Callithea Sapphira from The Butterflies and Moths of America Part 1

Louis Prang & Co. (Boston, Massachusetts)

Holly from Autumn Leaves Part 2

Louis Prang & Co. (Boston, Massachusetts)

The Dark Veinlet from The Butterflies and Moths of America Part 3

Louis Prang & Co. (Boston, Massachusetts)

War Department Library Photographs, Vol. 32, Quarter Master General Construction and Transportation

Hand-written bindery instructions for a collection of photographs showing layout of the album title on the spine.

The Drive, from the series, Views in Central Park, New York, Part 2

Louis Prang & Co. (Boston, Massachusetts)

McClellan and Pendleton / Oakley & Tompson lith., Boston.

Campaign ephemera for Democratic presidential candidates George B. McClellan and George H. Pendleton, showing head-and-shoulders portrait of George B. McClellan.

The Tower, from the series, Views in Central Park, New York, Part 2

Louis Prang & Co. (Boston, Massachusetts)