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Description: Case (opened to show front and back) for daguerreotype made to resemble a bound book. Mother-of-pearl decoration on front in the form of flowers, stems and...
Description: Well-scrubbed proprieties, in no dangerexcept the possible over-minding of their own mannersor being out-voted by Activists
Description: The visionaries: slightly seeing as many improvementsas there are egos to reckon with
Date: date unknown
Description: This earthenware bowl, which was designed by Susan Frackelton and thrown by George Ohr, is squat and bulbous. It is red with mottled green glaze on the ext...
Description: An album page featuring five circular portraits of Stuart Fargo. At center is a head and (bare) shoulders portrait of him at age eight months. At the four...
Date: 1901 ca.
Description: Five photographs are mounted on an album page which is decorated with a painting of a honeysuckle sprig. In the photograph at top left, Frank, age three, S...
Description: A handheld fan made of wood and cloth. This fan depicts the event it was made to commemorate the 1878 Exposition Universelle held in Paris, France. The f...
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: An original poem and watercolor paintings of colored maple leaves, all by Louise Mears Fargo, decorate an album page with a photograph of her three childre...
Description: Years ago, there was a man-sound from the hills, and a lifetime laterits aged and legendary echo
Description: A decorated album page features a photograph of Stuart Fargo at age two years. He is wearing a nightgown and is barefoot. There is a wicker chair on the le...
Description: For any master line drawn fine enough or spoken welllet us call all professionals to wear the laureland deck the Halls of Fame
Description: A decorated album page featuring a full-length studio portrait of Stuart Fargo, wearing a long gown and sitting on a settee with a bolster pillow at the le...
Description: Our side of the fence is all dovetail where theywinked and upset the story-book, that'sover on your sideHuge log attracts a loyal fan clu...
Description: I'll show you all the imported gracesand you shall see New Fontainebleau
Description: Face up to the oncoming interest duewhen it's blushing right there as a shadowand the fact is a whistle away
Description: A banjo-ukulele with the words "Oh, I Wish I Were... An Oscar Meyer Wiener..." on the body of the instrument. It was used by Richard Trentlage in the first...
Description: The style of reachings, temporal or spiritual, for transformation of the earthThe chapel of Rockford Female Seminary, later Rockford College, 1889-...
Description: I had to know the point to which the path was trackedand when the definition would cease to be my own
Description: A sampler made in Ohio in 1850 with the alphabet in both upper and lower case stitched on it.
Description: A word without momentum that settled on a note of calmcaught windand spun its venom into froth, to coola Sunday afternoon in June
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