This is a Small Selection of our Huge Inventory of Antique
"The Blessings of a Wife." This is a Currier & Ives original hand colored lithograph, evenly toned.
16 x 12 in. $300
This is a page from the May 16th, 1868 issue of Harper's Weekly. At the top of the page, there is a cartoon which criticizes women for wanting to have the same social privileges as men. The cartoon is titled "How it would be if some ladies had their own way." On the left there is a scene with a group of men sewing and caring for small children. On the right, a group of women are gathered in a parlor, chatting and smoking cigarettes. Underneath the cartoon there are quite a few classified ads, which have nothing to do with women's issues, but are fun to read nonetheless. Included are ads for artificial legs and arms, ladies' paper collars, and many more!
11x16 in. $30
1878: New York City Hotel for Women Only. Antique engraved scenes from Harper's Weekly, showing exterior and interior views of the Women's Hotel on Fourth Avenue, New York City. 11x16 in. $30
1917 Women Pioneers in Many Trades. Photographic portraits of eight women from the Ladies Home Journal of February, 1917. Each of the women shown was a pioneer in one of the following trades: metal work; stained glass; goldsmith; window display design; theater; art auctions; architecture and investment. 11x16 in. $40
1908 Woman Wins Auto Race. Hand colored antique engraving from the Illustrated London News, titled "Miss Muriel Thompson Winning the Ladies Bracelet Handicap at Brooklands." A caption beneath the image describes the race, and states that the winner's speed was fifty miles per hour. 11x16 in. $60
1894 Women Voting in Denver, Colorado. Five old hand-tinted photographic scenes from Harper's Weekly, titled "Women at the Polls in Denver, Colorado." Long lines of women and men are shown outside several polling places in the city. Also included are photos of officials in the national and state Women's Republican Committees. 8x11 in. $40
Woman hockey player
1914 Leslie's cover - Art work by Gordon Grant.
15 x 10-1/2 in. $80
Women Voting in Late 1700s New Jersey. Hand colored engraving from the Nov. 13, 1880 issue of Harper's Weekly, titled "Women at the Polls in New Jersey in the Good Old Times." Shows a scene inside a late 1700s polling place, where women are lining up to vote in a municipal election. An article on the back of the page discusses the pros and cons of allowing women to vote. It also refers to the short period in early New Jersey when women were enfranchised. 11x16 in. $60
This item is a satirical cartoon from an 1896 issue of Puck Magazine. The cartoon implies that if women were given the same rights as men, they would take over the dominant roles formerly played by their husbands. The title of this print is "At the Emancipated Women's Club." A page is bringing a message to one of the women at the club, who is relaxing in a leather chair. The page is saying "Your husband wants to see you, Mum; - he says the baby's tooth is through at last, and he had to come and show it to you, Mum!" The woman's husband is standing by the door with a baby and two small children.
10x13 in. $40
Double page spread from the April 7, 1888 issue of Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper. The Woman's International Council. A Group of Representative Delegates. Large photo shows picture of the women that make up the council, including Susan B. Anthony, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Matilda Joslyn Gage, Frances E Willard, Hannah Whitall Smith among many others. Two portraits on the bottom right and left of group picture. Left portrait is of Mme. Pundita Ramabai Sarasvati, From Christian Women of India. Right portrait is of Mrs. Zadel B. Gustafson, Great Britain.
size: 16x22 in. $50
Portrait of Rosa Bonheur. Famous American Artist. Steel engraved by J.C. Buttre, NY. Engraved expressly for the ladies repository. Excellent condition. 6.5 X 10 in. $30
Portrait of Elizabeth Barrett Browning. Famous English Poet. Steel engraved by J.C. Buttre, NY. Engraved expressly for the ladies repository. Excellent condition. 6.5 X 10 in. $30
Portrait of Charlotte Bronte. Famous English Author. Steel engraved by J.C. Buttre, NY. Engraved expressly for the ladies repository. Excellent condition. 6.5 X 10 in. $30
201army: Very nice chromolithograph from Kurz & Allison c1890. Battle of Monmouth - June 28th, 1778. Revolutionary War print showing the infamous "Molly Pitcher" helping to load the cannon after her husband fell from heat stroke. Mary Ludwig Hays McCauley was given her nickname because she would bring pitchers of cool water from nearby streams or wells to the thirsty soldiers. 18x12 in. $150
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1902 Half-tone showing a group of women running after a ball in an advertisement for Ivory Soap. The article informs the reader that when the skin's pores are opened by exercising, there is greatest necessity for thorough cleansing with soap.
9-1/2 x 7 in. $20
1873 Wood engraving featured in Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper showing in top image, "New York -- A Women's Reception To Miss Emily Faithfull At Steinway Hall -- Miss Faithfull Addressing the Audience;" and in bottom image, "The Late Mrs. Harrison Gray Otis, of Boston." Text surrounds
15 x 10 in. $30
1889 Half-page wood engraving featured in the German issue of Frank Leslie's Illustrated Weekly showing an assembly of women at a women's convention for equal rights.
11 x 8-1/2 in. $30
1888 Hand colored wood engraving featured in Harper's Weekly titled, "Women Voting At the Municipal Election in Boston on December 11." Drawn by Henry Sandham. Separate text page is included.
16 x 11 in. $60
1894 Hand colored half-tone featured in Frank Leslie's Illustrated Weekly titled, "The Woman-Suffrage Movement in New York City." Image shows Society Ladies Securing Signatures to petitions to be presented to the Constitutional Convention -- Scene at Sherry's.
15-1/2 x 11 in. $60
1876 "Wife Auction in England." Half-page wood engraving from Harper's Weekly showing a disgruntled woman attached to a rope about to be sold to
the highest bidder.
11 x 8 in. $30
Women's Rights Denied at Cambridge 1897 - Chorus of sportsmen and dandies, "Begone! There is No Place for Maids!" fWood engraving eatured in Collier's Weekly.
15 x 10-1/2 in. $90
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