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    Four Items Pertaining To Artistic Americans, as follows:
    Thomas Ball ADS, two pages, 6"x 8", Florence, March 23, 1891. A listing of thirty-eight individuals slated to receive "gift copies" of a publication. Light aging, fine condition. Ball, a renowned sculptor, created the Freedman's Monument in Washington, DC.
    Benson J. Lossing ALS, two pages, 5" x 7.25", Dover Plains, New York, to unknown recipient. Fine condition. Lossing (1813-1891) was well-known for his woodcuts featuring historical events.
    Wallace Nutting Autograph Card, reading, "Sincerely yours Wallace Nutting June 1938," 5" x 2". Mounted to larger board, else fine condition. Nutting is best known for his colorized photographs of rustic American subjects.
    Louis Palma Di Cesnola ALS, one page on Metropolitan Museum of Art letterhead, 5.75" x 9", New York City, March 28, 1885. Very fine condition. An Italian-born archaeologist celebrated for his excavations on Cyprus, Di Cesnola was a former Union officer and Medal of Honor recipient. From the collection of Henry E. Luhrs.


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    27th Saturday
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