condition: excellent make / manufacturer: John Bufford
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This large, beautifully detailed, color lithograph captures NYC's Broadway as it was during the mid 19th century. Titled "Broadway, Near Saint Pauls, 1847", it was drawn by lithographer, John H. Bufford (1810-1870) who operated lithography firms in New York (1835-1840) and Boston (1841-1871). He received his training by working for William S. Pendleton in Boston and later for George Endicott and Nathaniel Currier in New York. The gilt, hardwood frame has matting and glass facing, and is 24" tall, 28" wide and 1" deep. Copyright Campbell Prints Inc., New York (#8597).
The Victorian lithograph of nanny and child is framed, glass faced and signed by the artist, Howard Chandler Christy (1872 - 1952), and dated 1900. The artist is best known for his illustrations of females, and the picture frame is 9 in. wide, 11 in. high, .5 in. deep.
Price - $35.
The framed and glass faced poem is titled, "The Passing of the Old Backhouse" by James Whitcomb Riley (1849 - 1916). The frame is 8.25 in. wide, 13.25 in. high, .5 in. deep.
Price - $25
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