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    Sale 2480 | Lot 11
    Price Realized: $2,250With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2480 Lot 11

      (ADVERTISING.) METROPOLITAN PRINTING COMPANY.
      Portfolio. Printing agency draftsman portfolio containing over 25 original illustrations including posters for theater performances, minstrel cartoons, and signage, circa 1870. Media varies, most are watercolor, gouache, pen, and ink on paper laid to larger sheet bound in a ledger. One is signed [John] Durkin, another is signed George Fawcett Rowe. Sizes and condition varies.

      Estimate $800 - 1,200


      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $2,250