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Landscapes by American painter Dwight William Tryon (1849-1925). Various collections. Mostly with trees, one with just water.

"Morning." Undated.
“Morning.” Undated. Image courtesy Peabody Institute. In the public domain due to age. via http://www.urbanartantiques.com/2009/dwight-william-tryon-and-his-early-spring/
"After Sunset looking East." 1915. Painting.
“After Sunset looking East.” 1915. Painting. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:After_sunset_looking_east_dwight_william_tryon.jpeg
"Apple Blossoms." ca. 1895.
“Apple Blossoms.” ca. 1895. Painting. Signed D W Tryon 1805″ on the bottom right. Uploaded by and collection of the Brooklyn Museum. In the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1924. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Brooklyn_Museum_-_Apple_Blossoms_-_Dwight_William_Tryon_-_overall.jpg
"Before Sunrise, June 1905." 1905.
“Before Sunrise, June.” 1905. Oil on canvas. Image © 2019 Detroit Institute of Arts. Fair use license. via https://www.dia.org/art/collection/object/sunrise-june-63762
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Family portraits by American painter Eastman Johnson. Living from 1824 to 1906 he studied art in Düsseldorf, The Hague and Paris. One of the founders of the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Portrait of the Brown family. Based on a Matthew Brady photograph.  1869.
Portrait of the Brown family. Based on a Matthew Brady photograph. 1869. Collection of the de Young Museum, San Francisco. Cc0 license 1.0. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Portraits_(The_Brown_Family)_by_Eastman_Johnson,_1869,_oil_on_canvas,_based_on_a_Mathew_Brady_photograph_-_De_Young_Museum_-_DSC00950.JPG
Christmas Time: The Blodgett Family. 1864.
Christmas Time: The Blodgett Family. 1864. Collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. In the public domain due to age. via https://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/11258
Alfrederick Hatch Family. 1870-1871.
Alfrederick Hatch Family. 1870-1871. Collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. In the public domain. via https://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/11263

Diamond Head, Waikiki Beach, Honolulu, Hawaii. Mostly paintings but a travel poster or two included.


“Canoes at Diamond Head”. 1890. American. Oil on canvas. Edward Bailey, artist (1814-1903). Collections of the Bailey House Museum, Maui. In the public domain because the artist died over 100 years ago. via https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:%27Canoes_at_Diamond_Head%27,_oil_on_canvas_painting_by_Edward_Bailey,_1890,_Maui_Historical_Society.jpg


“Waikiki Beach.” ca. 1898. American. Oil on redwood panel. Charles Furneaux, artist (1835-1913). Image source: https://archive.is/X51XG Frazier Fine Art. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 100 years. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:%27Waikiki_Beach%27_by_Charles_Furneaux,_c._1898.JPG
“Waikiki Beach, Honolulu, Hawaii.” 1950s travel poster, printed in Maui, Hawaii. Image © Art.com. Fair use license. via https://www.art.com/products/p13457081247-sa-i6457290/fred-ludekens-waikiki-beach-honolulu-hawaii-c-1950s.htm
“Diamond Head and Waikiki Beach”. 1918. American. Oil on canvas. Lionel Walden, artist (1861 or 1862 – 1933). Collections of the Hawaii State Art Museum. In the public domain in the United States because the artist died over 80 years ago. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:%27Diamond_Head_and_Waikiki_Beach%27_by_Lionel_Walden,_1918,_Hawaii_State_Art_Museum.JPG

Birds from William Swainson’s “Zoological illustrations, or, Original figures and descriptions of new, rare, or interesting animals : selected chiefly from the classes of ornithology, entomology, and conchology, and arranged on the principles of Cuvier and other modern zoologists”, Published in London between 1820 and 1823.

“Carduelis cucullata: Hooded seed-eater”. Plate 7, page 54. Collections of the Smithsonian Library. In the public domain due to age. via https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/92614#page/54/mode/1up
“Merops urica: Javanese bee-eater”. Plate 8, page 60. Collections of the Smithsonian Library. In the public domain due to age. via https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/92614#page/60/mode/1up
“Platyrhynchus ceylonensis: Ceylonese flat-bill.” Plate 13, page 93. Collections of the Smithsonian Library. In the public domain due to age. via https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/92614#page/93/mode/1up
“Picus rubiginosus: Brown woodpecker.” Plate 14, page 96. Collections of the Smithsonian Library. In the public domain due to age. via https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/92614#page/96/mode/1up

Novelty silver cruet sets, all of these with animal themes. Different times but all fun.

Pair of Novelty silver cruets with glass liners. The peppers and mustard pots modeled as riding boots, the salt as upturned jockey caps, the handles as spurs, and the spoons as riding crops. 1871. English. Made in London by Richard Hodd and Son. Image © Bonhams 2001-2021. Fair use license. via https://www.bonhams.com/auctions/26963/lot/5/?category=list&length=12&page=1
Novelty silver plate cruet salt and pepperpot and egg cruet set with all four piece standing on a silver-plated tray with a central handle and reeded edge. The salt and pepper pots which have lids that screw of so they can be refilled are in the form of baby chicks with the two egg cups modeled as broken egg shells standing on chicken legs. Undated. Maker not known. Image © 1995-2021 eBay Inc. Fair use license. via https://www.ebay.com/itm/324001949513
Cast novelty table cruet in silver-plate with glass liners modeled as a dog standing on a naturalistic base with the open salt in his mouth in the form of a handled basket with the mustard and pepper held on either side of the dog. Registered on April 4, 1871. Victorian. Cast and signed by the manufacturer on the underside. Maker’s marks: diamond shaped English registration mark on the base. Image © Antiques Atlas, 2021. Fair use license. via https://www.antiques-atlas.com/antique/novelty__figural_dog_cruet_in_silver_plate_-_1871/as584a1768

Going glamping with King Louis XIV of France. Paintings from various campaigns when Louis was a young king and went off on campaign with the army. French artist Jean-Baptiste Martin (Martin des Batailles). Living from 1659 to 1735, he became director of the  Gobelins Manufactory in 1690.

“King Louis XIV and his retinue at the siege of a walled city.” Undated. French. Oil on canvas. Image © 2021 Sothebys. Fair use license. via https://www.sothebys.com/en/auctions/ecatalogue/2014/old-master-british-paintings-day-l14037/lot.109.html
L’armée de Louis XIV en campement.” 17th c. French. French. Oil on canvas. Image © 2021 AnticStore. Fair use license. via https://www.anticstore.art/89340P
“The Siege of Mons.” 1691. French. Oil on canvas. © 2021 Dorotheum GmbH & Co KG. Fair use license. via https://www.dorotheum.com/en/l/6424413/

Watercolors from an album documenting Lieutenant Colonel William Godfrey Rason’s 1857-1861expedition from England to Southeast Asia with the Royal Marines, on board HMS Chesapeake. Bonham’s website states that there are 65 watercolors. The post here includes the ones that are shown in their catalog.

“The Princess Charlotte – Hong Kong 1857.” Signed on the lower right. Image © Bonhams 2001-2021. Fair use license. via https://www.bonhams.com/auctions/27097/lot/5/?category=list&length=12&page=1
“At the Gun Battery, Chatham.” 1857-1861. Image © Bonhams 2001-2021. Fair use license. via https://www.bonhams.com/auctions/27097/lot/5/?category=list&length=12&page=1
No description shown. 1857-1861. Image © Bonhams 2001-2021. Fair use license. via https://www.bonhams.com/auctions/27097/lot/5/?category=list&length=12&page=1
No description shown. 1857-1861. Image © Bonhams 2001-2021. Fair use license. via https://www.bonhams.com/auctions/27097/lot/5/?category=list&length=12&page=1
“Port Louis Mauritius taken from the bell buoy at anchor – The Pouce Mountain.”857-1861. Signed on the lower right. Image © Bonhams 2001-2021. Fair use license. via https://www.bonhams.com/auctions/27097/lot/5/?category=list&length=12&page=1
“Nagasaki, Japan.” 1861. Signed and dated on the lower left. Image © Bonhams 2001-2021. Fair use license. via https://www.bonhams.com/auctions/27097/lot/5/?category=list&length=12&page=1
“Chinese gun in the Taku Forts” (upper image). “Rocks – Miau-Tau Islands.” (lower image). 1857-1861. Both signed on the lower left. Image © Bonhams 2001-2021. Fair use license. via https://www.bonhams.com/auctions/27097/lot/5/?category=list&length=12&page=1
“View of the Taku forts mouth of ? River north of China. Attacked successfully 23rd June, 1856.” (upper image) “In the market – Tientsin” (bottom left); “Tatar ponies – Camp near Tientsin – 1860” (bottom right). 1856 and 1860. All three signed on the lower right.. Image © Bonhams 2001-2021. Fair use license. via https://www.bonhams.com/auctions/27097/lot/5/?category=list&length=12&page=1
“Joss house and bazaar at the camp – Tientsin 1860” (upper image) and “In the Market – Camp – Tientsin October, 1860” (lower image). 1860. Both signed on the lower left. Image © Bonhams 2001-2021. Fair use license. via https://www.bonhams.com/auctions/27097/lot/5/?category=list&length=12&page=1
“H.M.S. Atlantic after a collision in Hong Kong Harbor.” 1857-1861. Image © Bonhams 2001-2021. Fair use license. via https://www.bonhams.com/auctions/27097/lot/5/?category=list&length=12&page=1
“City and Suburbs of Nan Tau -1859” (upper image); “Boats of Kintang (?)” (lower image). 1857-1861. Image © Bonhams 2001-2021. Fair use license. via https://www.bonhams.com/auctions/27097/lot/5/?category=list&length=12&page=1
“1859 – at Kowloon looking towards the Halfmoon Pass.” 1859. Image © Bonhams 2001-2021. Fair use license. via https://www.bonhams.com/auctions/27097/lot/5/?category=list&length=12&page=1
“Cape Bab-el-Mandeb – Entrance to Red Sea – Island of Perim” (upper image); “Waterspout at Jeddah – Red Sea- 23rd December, 1858 – as seen from H.M.S. Chesapeake.” 1858. Lower watercolor signed on the lower left. Image © Bonhams 2001-2021. Fair use license. via https://www.bonhams.com/auctions/27097/lot/5/?category=list&length=12&page=1

“Cape Bab-el-Mandeb – Entrance to Red Sea – Island of Perim” (upper image); “Waterspout near Jeddah – Red Sea – 23rd December, 1858 as seen from H.M.S. Chesapeake” (lower image). 1858. Waterspout watercolor signed on the lower left. Image © Bonhams 2001-2021. Fair use license. via https://www.bonhams.com/auctions/27097/lot/5/?category=list&length=12&page=1
“Aden from H.MS. Chesapeake.” Signed and dated 1858 lower center Image © Bonhams 2001-2021. Fair use license. via https://www.bonhams.com/auctions/27097/lot/5/?category=list&length=12&page=1

At the time of the Second Opium War (1856-1860).

Chromolithographs of places in Sri Lanka back when it was called Ceylon as they looked in 1881. Ernst Haeckel, the German zoologist who did all those illustrations of sea urchins. He published them in 1905 in his book “Die Naturwunder der Tropenwelt, Ceylon und Insulinde.”

Die “Roten Lampen” vom Ceylon “Ratu Pana”, Laterit-Felsen bei Bellige. 1905. In the public domain in the United States because the artist died over 70 years ago. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Haeckel_01.jpg
“Riesenbambus von Ceylon: Fahrt auf dem Schwarzen Fluß “Kalu Ganga”. 1905. In the public domain in the United States because the artist died over 70 years ago. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Haeckel_02.jpg
“Riesen-Myrte von Ceylon – Urwald von Horton-Plains”.1905. In the public domain in the United States because the artist died over 70 years ago. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Haeckel_04.jpg

Early American portraits of children. Joseph Goodhue Chandler, artist. Living from 1813 to 1884, he studied art in Albany, New York. First working as an itinerant painter, he later had a studio in Boston.

Portrait of Hugh and Wright Carpenter. ca. 1861. American. Oil on canvas. Attributed to Joseph Goodhue Chandler. Collections of the Bennington Museum, Bennington, Vermont. Image source: Daderot.In the public domain because the artist died over 70 years ago. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Hugh_and_Wright_Carpenter,attributed_to_Joseph_Goodhue_Chandler,_c._1861,_oil_on_canvasBennington_MuseumBennington,_VT-_DSC08549.JPG
Full Length Portrait of Two Children, The Boy Holding a Cane, The Girl in a Red Dress Holding a Basket of Flowers. ca. 1840. American. Oil on canvas. Unsigned. Attributed to Joseph Goodhue Chandler. Image © 2017 Jeffrey Tillou Antiques. Fair use license. via https://www.tillouantiques.com/inventory/joseph-goodhue-chandler-1813-1884-activelived-in-massachusetts-new-york/
“The Slater Children.” ca. 1835. American. Oil on canvas. Joseph Goodhue Chandler, artist. Artwork in the public domain due to age. via https://poulwebb.blogspot.com/2016/12/american-folk-art-part-18.html
1837-1845c “Young Girl Holding a Cluster of Grapes with Her Dog at Her Feet.” ca. 1837-1845. American.
Oil on canvas. Joseph Goodhue Chandler, artist. Artwork in the public domain due to age. via https://poulwebb.blogspot.com/2016/12/american-folk-art-part-18.html
“Miss Mary S. Gardner aged Three Years.” 1850. American. Oil on canvas. Joseph Goodhue Chandler, artist. Artwork in the public domain due to age. via https://poulwebb.blogspot.com/2016/12/american-folk-art-part-18.html

More selections from “A Portfolio of Fish.” American fish beautifully portrayed by illustrator Miles Rost. From the 1930s. All from the website of archive.org. Collections of the Carlsbad City Library, Carlsbad, California.

“Lake Erie Herring (Leveichthys artedi) Natural size.” Number 77 in “A Portfolio of Fish”. Published in 1935. Rost Miles, illustrator. Collections of the Carlsbad City Library. In the public domain. via https://archive.org/details/ccarl_000081
“Rock bass (Ambloplites rupestris Rafinesque)”. Number 61 Number 77 in “A Portfolio of Fish”. Published in 1935. Rost Miles, illustrator. Collections of the Carlsbad City Library. In the public domain. via https://archive.org/details/ccarl_000065
“Marlin”. From “A Portfolio of Fish”. Published in 1935. Rost Miles, illustrator. Collections of the Carlsbad City Library. In the public domain. via https://archive.org/details/ccarl_000134

Decorated spoons in enamel and silver decorated in ice cream colors from just a little while back. English.

Set of six silver spoons with guilloché enamel decoration to the outside of their bowls with each adorned with enamel in a different color, and the end of the handle of each with a ball of a conforming color affixed. 1933. Made in Birmingham, England. Turner and Simpson, silversmiths. Maker’s marks: hallmark for the silversmith; Birmingham date mark of 1933. Image © 1stDibs.com, Inc. 2021. Fair use license. via https://www.1stdibs.com/furniture/dining-entertaining/sterling-silver/set-of-six-birmingham-coloured-enamel-silver-spoons/id-f_24066812/#skuId=f_24066812S1
Set of six cymric silver and enamel coffeespoons, each with tendrils issuing from the bowl forming the handle with stylized floral decoration in blue and green enamel to the terminal end in an original Liberty and Company fitted leather case. 1904-1905. British. Archibald Knox (1864-1933), designer for Liberty of London. Maker’s marks: (lion passant), (anchor), “Liberty and Company, e, CYMRIC”. Image © 2021 Heritage Auctions. Fair use license. via https://fineart.ha.com/itm/silver-and-vertu/flatware/a-set-of-six-liberty-and-co-cymric-silver-and-enameled-coffee-spoons-designed-by-archibald-knox-/a/5212-75041.s


Set of six silver and enamel teaspoons each with a green and blue enameled design on the handle that come in their original fitted case. 1927. Made in Birmingham, England. Liberty and Company, makers. Image © 2021 John Bull (Antiques) Ltd. Fair use license. via https://antique-silver.co.uk/john-bull-antiques/arts-crafts-art-nouveau-art-deco/6-liberty-co-arts-crafts-silver-enamel-tea-spoon-teaspoon-set-birm-1927

Time to get energized. Posters designed by Georges Favre, published between around 1928 and 1935.

Peugeot poster. 1928. Image © Swann Auction Galleries. Fair use license. via https://catalogue.swanngalleries.com/Lots/auction-lot/GEORGES-FAVRE–DATES-UNKNOWN—PEUGEOT-1928-45-x30–inches-1?saleno=2577&lotNo=199&refNo=782672
“L’inventeur du superhétéréodyme, Radio L.L. (Lucien Levy) sort des modèles sensationnels.” ca. 1930. Lithograph. Image © galerie123.com. Fair use license.via https://www.galerie123.com/en/original-vintage-poster/36866/linventeur-du-superh%C3%A9t%C3%A9r%C3%A9odyme-radio-ll-sort-des-mod%C3%A8les-sensationnels/
“Source Parot: Declaree d’interet public.” 1930. Lithograph. Printed by Créations affiches Gaillard, Paris / Amiens.
Published on the occasion of Source Parot’s 1930 publicity campaign for bottles of water. Image © 2020 Copyright Plazzart S.A.S. Fair use license. via https://www.plazzart.com/en_CA/buy/post-war-modern-art/georges-favre-source-parot-1930-original-large-lithograph-poster-512803
“La Moto Peugeot: la grande marque nationale.” ca. 1928-1935. Image © Swann Auction Galleries. Fair use license. via https://catalogue.swanngalleries.com/Lots/auction-lot/GEORGES-FAVRE-(DATES-UNKNOWN)–LA-MOTO-PEUGEOT-Circa-1930-46?saleno=2558&lotNo=102&refNo=776901