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Major General Franz Sigel Lithograph by Currier & Ives
2/3/2011 - ONLINE American History Timed Auction
Hand colored, titled in the print Major-Gen'l Franz Sigel/The Hero of the West., with undated Currier & Ives copyright line. 10" x 14.5", 13.25" x 18.25" with frame.

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National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Charter, 1941
Lot # 253 - National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Charter, 1941
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