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    Marquis de Lafayette: Rare 1824 Handkerchief. 14 1/2" x 13" framed cotton hankie or commemorative textile, printed in brown, issued in conjunction with Lafayette's U.S. tour in 1824-1825. This example, previously unknown to us, depicts the Marquis's arrival at Independence Hall and New York Harbor. The central portrait has Lafayette's portrait and a transcript of the Governor of Pennsylvania's invitation to Lafayette along with his reply to the invitation. Light discoloration and fading, but complete.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2014
    8th Saturday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 16
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