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2022 Fall Fine Art and Interiors Auction

Sat, Oct 8, 2022 09:00AM EDT
Lot 474

1876 Centennial Souvenirs, CDVs and 2 Baltimore views, 16 Items

Estimate: $200 - $250

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A collection of ten (10) souvenirs from Philadelphia and the 1876 Centennial Exposition, plus four (4) Civil War era CDVs with Revenue Stamps, and two (2) early prints of Baltimore, including a rare early lithograph view by Edward Sachse. 16 items total. 1st-10th items: Souvenirs include one (1) unused soap cake depicting Memorial Hall; two (2) Rowland & Sprogle Carbonated Stone Centennial Exposition salt cellars with labels on bottom advertising that they were exhibited in the Minerals Annex; four (4) Liberty Bell earrings; two (2) CDVs of Independence Hall, and one (1) salt spoon with glass-filled end. 11th-14th items: Four (4) portrait CDVs of various unknown subjects with New York, Baltimore, and Washington backstamps and Civil War era 2 and 3-cent revenue stamps. Sizes range from 1/2" H (earrings) to 1 1/2" H x 3" W x 1 1/2" D (salts). 15th item: "BALTIMORE, Drawn from Nature and On Stone by E. Sachse," printed by Sachse & Co., Baltimore, depicting the city from the north with the Washington Monument in the foreground. Framed under glass in an antique veneered wooden frame with silvered rabbet edge. Sight- 20 1/2"H x 29 1/4"W. Frame - 25 1/2"H x 34"W. Mid 19th century. Note: Edward Sachse printed multiple views of his home town in the mid 19th century, but very few exist of this particular version, labeled only BALTIMORE. We are aware of only one other, from the I.N. Phelps Stokes collection of American Historical Prints. Included on the back of this print is a portion of the 1853 Baltimore City Directory, A through BAK, 10 pages. 16th item: VIEW OF BALTIMORE, c. 1830, lithograph on paper, from the engraving by S. Fisher after a painting by William H. Bartlett. Published in Willis' book American Scenery by George Virtue, London, 1839. Matted, unframed. Sight 6" H x 8"W. Note: these items descended in the Hazlehurst family, whose members resided in Baltimore in the mid 19th century.

The Estate of F. Hamilton Hazlehurst, longtime chair of the Vanderbilt University Art Department.


1st-10th items: Cracks to soap; some wear and small chips to salts with wear and losses to labels; oxidation to spoon and earrings; light grime, toning, and creasing to paper items. 15th item: Extremely fragile condition. Dampstaining to large area upper right and to most of lower margin, extending into the image. 1" tear lower left margin. Significant losses/holes to upper margin and to center sky area adjacent to the upper portion of the Washington Monument. Toned and brittle. Not examined out of frame. Frame has fading, veneer chips and wear. City directory is a fragment, lacking cover or pages past page 10. 16th item: Sun toning, some grime to mat.

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