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Framed Micro-calligraphy Presentation Picture

Auction:
2509
Lot:
1143
Sold for:
$474$400

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2509
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 15, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

Framed Micro-calligraphy Presentation Picture, "Executed by David Davidson," Boston, 1861, colored ink on embossed paper, "Respectfully Dedicated to J.A. Dix Editor of the Boston Journal," depicting a design incorporating the "Address to the Troops at Fort Warren, By Rev. G.H. Hepworth, and a Touching Tribute to Col. Ellsworth by W.R. Alger," which was copied from the Boston Journal, May 6 and 27, 1861, (toning), 8 1/4 x 7 1/4 in., (sight), in a period gilt-gesso frame.>
Note: Sold for the benefit of the Framingham History Center, Framingham, Massachusetts.
Estimate $700-900

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Boston Journal, J.A. Dix Editor, Editor, Fort Warren, David Davidson, the Boston Journal, Colonel, Framingham History Center, Framingham, Massachusetts, Framingham, Massachusetts

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