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  • Kittiwake Gull [Object]

    This is plate CCXXIV (Black-legged Kittiwake: Rissa tridactyla) from John James Audubon's book 'Birds of America'. The gull breeds from Siberia and Baffin Island to Kamchatka and Gulf of St...

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  • Round Stand [Object]

    'Dr. Dallas Pratt recalled the acquisition of this particular stand in his unpublished memoir: A piece which they kept in their house, because they were so fond of it, and which...

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  • Cigar Store Indian [Object]

    Wearing a headdress with lustrous ostrich feathers and a girdle with a scabbard, this fantasy figure of a Native American was carved by a master craftsman. Note the precise way...

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  • Silver fish platter [Object]

    Elongated silver tray with a plain centre and an elaborate floral design along the rim in repoussé. The monogram 'MLM' and Mackay coat of arms are centred and on opposite...

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  • Silver parcel gilt and chaplevé enamelled coffee cups [Object]

    These coffee cups are part of a large dinner service that was made for Mr. John William Mackay and his wife, Marie Louise Hungerford. The half ton of silver used...

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  • General Sir Henry Clinton [Object]

    Sir Henry Clinton, British officer and diplomat, was born in Newfoundland and educated in Britain. He distinguished himself along with Generals William Howe and John Burgoyne at the Battle of...

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  • Silver gilt pie knife [Object]

    Silver gilt pie knife from a large dinner service which was made for Mr. John William Mackay and his wife, Marie Louise Hungerford. The half ton of silver used for...

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  • Tiffany Favrille Plate [Object]

    A Tiffany Favrille Plate with scalloped edge. The initials L.C.T. are engraved on the base. Amber glass with gold-purple iridescence. Fingerprints are visible in the base of the plate....

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  • The Race [Object]

    Thomas Hart Benton was born in Ozark Missouri. He studied art at the Chicago Art Institute, in Paris, and in New York. Benton was a member – with fellow Midwest...

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  • Libertyville Friendship Quilt [Object]

    This Friendship Quilt comprises 72 blocks (each 8 inches square). Each block is decorated with an appliqué motif of predominantly plain red, blue, and green fabrics applied to a white...

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