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    Four Engraved Portraits of Noted 19th Century Naval Officers. From National Portrait Gallery of Eminent Americans... New York: Johnson, Fry & Company, [1864], 8" x 10.75". Include James Lawrence, Thomas Macdonough, Oliver H. Perry, and David Porter. Fine.

    More Information: Lot of Four Steel Engraved Portraits of Eminent 19th Century Naval Officers. From National Portrait Gallery of Eminent Americans: Including Orators, Statesmen, Naval and Military Heroes, Jurists, Authors, etc., etc. From Original Full Length Paintings by Alonzo Chappel With Biographical and Historical Narratives by Evert A. Duyckinck, New York: Johhson, Fry & Company, [1864], Volume II. Each portrait measures 8 inches x 10.75 inches. Each is a finely detailed engraved portrait with a facsimile of the subject's signature at the lower edge. Portraits include James Lawrence, Thomas Macdonough, Oliver Hazard Perry, and David Porter. Included is the title page and engraved frontispiece from the original volume from which these portraits were removed. The paper has toned a bit, else the portraits are in near fine condition.

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    October, 2010
    14th-16th Thursday-Saturday
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