Lot 35    

Kellogg Portraits of Presidents PLUS,
2005, Furniture and Decorative Arts / Oct 7 - 8
first is a lithograph with medallion portraits of the first 11 Presidents of the United States in the foreground. Background depicts the signing of the Declaration of Independence, with Roman columns and a panoply of flags and a patriotic eagle and shield. 13" x 9" (w/o frame); 17" x 13" (w/ frame). Second is an engraving of Franklin Pierce Democratic Candidate for the Presidency. Background with Liberty, sword, cannon, laurel wreaths and flags. 13" x 9" (w/o frame); 21.5" x 15.5" (w/ frame).

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First with several white blemishes; second with moderate toning and small tear on left side; not removed from frames.
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