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    Posted 3 years ago

    Jetmech
    (20 items)

    Looking to see if anyone knows what these are. Another mystery found in the family home after cleaning it out.

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    18th CENTURY LARGE ITALIAN OLD MASTER OIL CANVAS - DEL PIOMBO - THE VIOLINIST
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    1. Dizzydave Dizzydave, 3 years ago
      https://www.worldcat.org/title/valuable-engraved-portraits-of-american-and-european-notables-and-engravings-of-historical-events-american-views-etc-from-the-stock-of-jas-s-earle-sons-of-philadelphia-the-collection-also-embraces-many-miscellaneous-prints-photographs-etc-and-small-portraits-for-extra-illustrating-to-be-sold-friday-may-23-1902/oclc/171639852
    2. Dizzydave Dizzydave, 3 years ago
      https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/7ea5c0e6-1b90-4fc0-e040-e00a1806551a
    3. Dizzydave Dizzydave, 3 years ago
      Old Ad : http://www.digifind-it.com/oghs/data/apj/1891/1891-01-17.pdf
    4. Dizzydave Dizzydave, 3 years ago
      Earles Galleries sold looking glasses at 816 Chestnut Street in Philadelphia. The gallery was operated by the Philadelphia framer James S Earle & Son. Thus it seems probable Earles were the framers for portraits and miniatures by Daniel Dickinson.

      The reference to "above 5", probably means that one should go up Chestnut St, i.e. up past "5th Street". I have not been able to confirm that Earles had more than one shop in Chestnut St, but it would appear so, as further below the Metropolitan Museum quotes a reference to Earles at 169 Chestnut St.

      Earle's must have been at 816 Chestnut St for some time, as a painting by Rembrandt Peale dated to 1808, is inscribed Earles Galleries 816 Chestnut St, see Rembrandt Peale / Portrait of Edward Shippen Burd of Philadelphia ... and in 1851 there is a reference to 816 Chestnut St at The Metropolitan Museum of Art - Works of Art: American Paintings .

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