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.

All with minor marginal wear and stains at margins; VG.
Est $1500 - $2500
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