08-14-201608-14-2016
Skinner Auctions
Skinner AuctionsMarlborough MA
August 14, 2016 10:00 AMCalender
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Daguerreotype Photograph of Captain Thomas Valentine Sullivan and a Watercolor en Grisaille of Private Valentine O. Sullivan

$431$350
Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2922MLocation: MarlboroughDate / Time: August 15, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Daguerreotype Photograph of Captain Thomas Valentine Sullivan and a Watercolor en Grisaille of Private Valentine O. Sullivan, Tyler & Company, Boston, Massachusetts, c. 1855, Thomas dressed in a top hat with dark overcoat, Valentine depicted wearing a high collar overcoat, (minor imperfections),ht. 2 1/2, wd. 2 in.

Note: Thomas Valentine Sullivan (1800-1859) started the first YMCA in America. which was housed in the Old South Church, Boston. Valentine O. Sullivan was Thomas's grandfather.
Estimate $300-500


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Keywords

Thomas Valentine Sullivan, Valentine O. Sullivan, Thomas Valentine