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    William Henry Harrison and Daniel Webster: Reverse Paintings. Reverse paintings were popular in the 1800-1870 period. They were sometimes issued as wall decorations or panels in the doors of clocks or panels in mirrors. This pair of reverse paintings in period frames depict side-paddle steamboats, one named the "Harrison" (10" x 7.5") and the other "Webster" (6.5" x 8.5"). Both have some normal flaking and loss, with the Webster having a greater amount. They make a fine pair and may have been done when Daniel Webster served as Secretary of State under Harrison and Tyler.

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    Nov-Dec, 2011
    30th-1st Wednesday-Thursday
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