Contains 30 Results:
Signed handwritten letter from Bernard-René Jourdan, Marquis de Launay, governor of the Bastille, to a Mr. Moreau regarding a building project with accompanying engraving of Launay
This collection is a handwritten letter, dated March 3, 1779, from the Bernard-René Jourdan de Launay, governor of the Bastille, with an accompanying engraving of de Launay.
Chromolithographic cards titled "Three Ages of Woman," as depicted by fantasy flower people, designed by Charlotte Perkins Gilman
This collection is a six card chromolithographic set of album cards, "Three Ages of Woman," representing the ages of woman as depicted by fantasy flower people. The cards were designed sometime in the 1880s by Charlotte Perkins Gilman, an American writer and noted feminist.
A collection of 82 printed flyers and handouts from the 1980s to 1990s advertising California funk, reggae, hip hop, and soul concerts and venues.
This collection contains promotional materials and a signed poster printed by The Jargon Society, an independent press based in North Carolina. The items were printed from 1951 to 1986.
This collection consists of an original color lithograph entitled “Les Amazones de la Seine,” created and signed by Eugéne Morsabeau Rosambeau in 1870. The print depicts a group of a dozen Prussian soldiers brought to surrender by members of the “Amazones de la Seine,” a French female military faction during the Siege of Paris (1870-1871).
This collection is one brochure-like advertisement, which includes an uncut paper doll with its corsets. It was published by the Bridgeport, Connecticut corset firm, the Warner Brothers Company, likely sometime from 1915 to approximately 1929.
A household account book, dated 1826 to 1827, containing a monthly record of foodstuffs and other goods purchased, perhaps for a hotel or private home on the east coast of Canada. There is currently no biographical information on the creator.
This collection includes a student sketchbook owned by Henry Wysham Lanier. The sketchbook includes pencil drawings and was likely created in the 1880s. Henry Wysham Lanier was born in 1873, and was the son of American poet, musician, and author Sidney Lanier who was also a Professor at Johns Hopkins University.
Louis Buffier postcard featuring Guy Debord graffiti: "Les Conseils Superflus. Ne travaillez jamais"
This item is a French postcard created in the 1960s. The postcard was designed by French postcard maker Louis Buffier, and features a colorized photograph of graffiti done by Guy Debord in Paris. Guy Debord was French Marxist theorist, philosopher, author, and filmmaker who was born in 1931 and died in 1994. Louis Buffier was a French postcard maker active during the 1960s.
This collection includes two disbound articles by Walter Littlefield regarding the Dreyfus Affair, published in Munsey's Magazine between 1898 and 1929. Walter Littefield, 1867-1948, was an American author and journalist.