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    [Philipse mansion, Van Cortlandt Park, Early Photographs, New York]. Collection of early photographs and materials related to the Philpse family of NY. New York 1850-1928. New York: De Vinne Press for the Colonial Dames of New York, 1897. Krown & Spellman retail: $850. 8vo. Contains: Two 1850's photographs by Professor Moore (brother of William Moore who married Margaret Gouverneur). One is of "the Grange just opposite West Point on the Hudson" family on porch of house 6 3/4 x 5 1/4" faded scattered small stains on image; the second is of William Moore, Mary Gouverneur, and Warburon Gouverneur on the grounds of the Grange 5 1/2 x6 1/2" faded.Carte-de-visite photograph of Mary Philipse wife of Col. Roger Morris by Henry S. Wyer, Photographer, Yonkers, NY 4 1/4 x 6 1/2 ", faded. Modern photograph of painting of Joanna Morris with notes about her on verso 4 1/2 x 4". Copy of a letter written about Polly Morris to George Washington by Joseph Chiwliss (?). Ink sketch of the Grange on card 6 x 9". Drawing of the Philipse Monor house after a print from Washington Irving's Life of Washington on paper 6 x 10". Finely colored portrait of Miss Mary Philipse from a painting at the Grange 10 x 6". Hand-drawn map of the Philipse property on the Hudson on laid-paper 9 x 5 1/4. 19th c. copy of an excerpt from Irving's Life of Washington 4 1/4 x 7". List of papers about the Philipse family of which these papers form a part. Printed pamphlet on the Van Cortlandt Mansion. Original printed wraps, some edge foxing, folding map, xxiii pp. All in a mailing envelope from James A. Sinclair of London (Photographic and Scientific Instrument makers) with Irish stamps and several addresses to Col. Craster, post-marked 1928. Mary Philipse (1730-1825) was George Washington's first love. From the Krown & Spellman Collection.

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