Lot 1005    

Rare Lithographs, The Fireman, in Four Plates by Strong,
2004, Spring Americana and Decorative Arts, May 22
series of 4 hand colored prints, published by T.W. Strong, New York and printed by G.W. Cottrell & Co., Boston. Of the above series title, individual titles include #1 "The School Boy;" #2 "The Volunteer;" #3 "The Fireman;" and #4 "The Benefactor;" all 10" x 14". According to America on Stone, a very rare set, especially with #4, which portrays the death of a fireman.

Condition:  
All with minor marginal wear and stains at margins; VG.
Est $1500 - $2500
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Baleen & Horn Scrimshaw Folding Comb,
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Universal Dust-Bellows,
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Charming Folk Art Noah's Ark,
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Signed Danville, Kentucky Sideboard,
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American Yellow Ware Frog Bank,
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Two American Stoneware Canning Jars,
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Inlaid Folk Art Game Board,
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Panel Cut Lead Crystal Ewer,
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