Thursday, December 15, 2016

Child in A Fur Trimmed Hood

Description of Illustration: pink bows and sashes, fur lined hood, child in coat, winter weather, black hair, blue eyes

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Colored Nineth and Tenth Calvary: Spanish-American War

Description of Illustration: Heroic charge of United States colored regulars near Santiago, Cuba, in the Spanish-American War. (Nine and Tenth Calvary: 24 and 25 Infantry)

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Willimantic Thread Trade Card

Description of Illustration: little girl wearing an old-fashioned night gown, folded hands, trade card for thread company, front side only

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Driving the Horse and Buggy

Description of Illustration: restored black and white illustration, horse and carriage, driving, rain, wheels, bad weather, muddy road, landscape

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Child in a Blue Quilted Cape

Description of Illustration: restored color die cut, blue cape quilted, dove, blue velvet hat with pom pom, brown hair, blue eyes, gloves, pet bird, fur trim

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Friday, December 9, 2016

A Lovely Scrap of Christkind or Christkindl

Description of Illustration: restored color die cut, this one also redrawn, blond angel, wings, white gown, blessing hands, This is a Christkind or Christkindl, Jesus appearing as a child angel, German Christmas tradition, we know this because of his hand gestures, Read more about Christkindl here...

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