Original photograph "The Late King George Lies in State", by Topical Press dated 23/1/36. Photo shows the late King George lying in state in Westiminster Hall. "The body of the Late King George, which was brought to London today from Sandringham, Norfolk, is now lying in state in Westminster Hall, London, S. W." Signed and dated on the reverse. Photograph Supplied by The "Topical" Press agency Ltd. 10-11 Red Lion Curt Fleet St. London. EC4. Frame measures 16 x 14 inches and the image 8.5 x 10.5. This piece is on display in our gallery at Clock Tower Antiques Center and can be seen in-person by visiting 824 E Main Street, Branford, CT. 06405. For gallery hours, please visit http://www.ClockTowerAntiquesCenter.com
Franis Brinley Newport RI legal document regarding William Clark c1712. Measures 6 by 6.25 inches. Very early 18th documents are quite rare.Francis Brinley (1690-1765) was born in England but moved to Newport, Rhode Island in 1710 at the request of his grandfather. He eventually settled in Boston, where he married Deborah Lyde, granddaughter of Nathaniel Byfield (24.109.87). In 1719, he inherited a substantial tract of land in Roxbury upon which he built the elaborate Datchet House residence. Smibert painted this portrait in Boston in May of 1729.
18th century Grand Tour Continental hand-painted bisque porcelian medallion, featuring two frolicking putti within a gold leaf fillet, custom shadow-box framed with gilt tracery, lined with yellow silk moire. Probably Italian. Dimensions: 8" H x 8" W x 1 1/4" D. c. 1790
The Champalimaud Collection 2 vol catalogue 7127 Christies London 6 7 July 2005
Segoura catalogue 1781 Christies New York 19 October 2006