(BEAUREGARD, P.G.T. (1818-93)
US Confederate General of Louisiana Creole descent who started the American Civil War by leading the attack on Fort Sumter on April 12, 1861. After the War he returned to Louisiana and advocated black civil rights including suffrage. EPH – Ephemera: fine steel engraving cartouche at Chapultepec (charge of the Confederates near the James River). […]
(BOONE, Daniel) (1734-1820)
American pioneer and frontiersman whose exploits made him one of the first folk heroes of the United States. EPH – Ephemera: vintage steel engraving, measure 4.25″x3.75″ below which is a facsimile signature. From the National Portrait Gallery of Distinguished Americans, 1834.
(BUCHANAN, JAMES) (1791-1868)
Fifteenth US President. EPH – Ephemera. Fine, full length image steel engraving. Johnson, Fry & Co. NY; circa 1860s. Cropped on left and right borders. Facsimile signature on lower mount. Overall very good.
(CALLAS, Maria) (1923-77)
American-born Greek soprano and one of the most renowned and influential opera singers of the 20th century. EPH – Ephemera – Limited edition (1 of 25) black and white, matte-finish, photographs of the renowned operatic diva. Taken backstage at the Stratford Festival, Ontario, Canada. From my personal collection of which I own the negative.