11-02-2003 11-02-2003
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2218 Boston
November 2, 2003 11:00 AMCalender
200

(Autograph/Scrapbook, early 20th Century)

$5,581$4,750
Auction: Sale #2218 - 2218 Location: Boston Date / Time: November 02, 2003 11:00AM

Description:

(Autograph/Scrapbook, early 20th Century), Extensive scrapbook compiled by Mrs. Flora Cummings Howe of Bennington, Vermont, wife of Mr. Frank Howe of the Bennington Evening Banner, including politicians, authors, performers, men of letters and a variety of others, some simply tipt in, others pasted in, including Owen Wister, Theodore Roosevelt, Benjamin Harrison, Kate Wiggins, Booker T. Washington, Samuel Clemens (as Mark Twain), William J. Bryan, Edward E. Hale, Helen Keller, Ida M. Tarbell, Booth Tarkington, J. Pierpont Morgan, Julia Ward Howe, Thomas Bailey Aldrich (with four line sentiment), Grover Cleveland, William H. Taft, Woodrow Wilson, Charles Dana Gibson, James Montgomery Flagg (with caricature sketch), Palmer Cox (with sketch of Brownie), Thomas Edison, Howard Chandler Christy (with sketch), Hugh Walpole, Robert Frost, Calvin Coolidge, Rudyard Kipling, Herbert Hoover (two letters), Eleanor Roosevelt, Dwight Eisenhower, Norman Rockwell, and many stage performers, and with newspaper clippings, (most affixed).
Estimate $3,500-5,000

Keywords

Bennington, Flora Cummings Howe, Frank Howe, Vermont, William H. Taft, William J. Bryan, Samuel Clemens, Theodore Roosevelt, Thomas Bailey Aldrich, Owen Wister, Grover Cleveland, Helen Keller, Benjamin Harrison, Edward E. Hale, Ida M. Tarbell, Julia Ward Howe, Kate Wiggins, Mark Twain, Norman Rockwell, James Montgomery Flagg, Eleanor Roosevelt, Calvin Coolidge, Charles Dana Gibson, Dwight Eisenhower, Herbert Hoover, Howard Chandler Christy, Hugh Walpole, Palmer Cox, Robert Frost, Thomas Edison, Woodrow Wilson