New York: Harper's Weekly, 1874. Woodcut on paper. From the April 18, 1874 issue of Harper's Weekly. Image measures 10.75" x 15 5/8". A view of women in need and women who help them. Winslow Homer, born in 1836 in Massachusetts, was a consummate American artist of his day. His contemporary scenes were from all strata of life. He worked until his death in 1910. Minor chipping along edges. Other Harper's Weekly Homer prints are available upon request. We have a vast collection, sorted alphabetically.
Washington, D.C. 1969. 2 pages on personal embossed stationery, 10.5 x 7.25 inches, with original free-franked envelope, Washington, D.C., June 11, 1969. Written to a prominent art collector concerning The Museum of African Art for the Nation's Capital, in part: "In recent years, as Honorary Chairman of the Museum's Board of Trustees, I have supported Warren's efforts as much as time permitted, feeling that what he began six years ago was prophetic..." Natural folds; staple holes in the top margin. Very good(-) condition.
New York: 1948. 1 page, 7.75 x 5.75 inches, New York, April 22, 1948. Written to powerful New York attorney Frederic R. Coudert, responding to a letter of condolence, in full: "The message of sympathy from you and your wife is deeply appreciated. Please know how truly I thank you for it." One horizontal fold; very good(+) condition. American financier and philanthropist; the only son of the founder of Standard Oil. On April 8, 1948, his wife Abbey died suddenly of a heart attack at the age of 47.
New York: 1945. 1 page, 5.5 x 5 inches, New York, November 20, 1945, in full: "Thank you very much for your letter. I have received others similar to yours and have already written the Rosenwald Foundation expressing my hope that they could grant the $25,000 to the Southern Conference for Human Welfare. I agree with you that the organization is doing fine work." Elegantly matted and framed in decorative silvered wood with a photo portrait of Mrs. Roosevelt. The...
Albany, NY: 1932. 1 page, 7 x 6 inches, Albany, New York, October 3, 1932. Written when Franklin D. Roosevelt was Governor of New York, in full: "My dear Mrs. Goodman: My husband has repeatedly declared that Muscle Shoals, like all other water power, must be owned by the people. Thank you for your good wishes. Very sincerely yours [signed Eleanor Roosevelt] ("Mrs. Franklin D. Roosevelt)." Several creases and two tiny orange stains; very good(-) condition.