Three (3) historic figure prints. 1st item: Stipple engraving of Andrew Jackson by J.H. Bufford for Pendleton's Lithography, after an 1830 painting by Ralph E.W. Earl, titled GENERAL ANDREW JACKSON AT THE HERMITAGE. Depicts Jackson wearing spectacles and standing beside a tree with his hat and walking stick in hand. In the background is a rare and early view of his Tennessee home, The Hermitage (prior to the addition of columns); smaller cabins are also visible. Facsimile signature under the image. Housed in a narrow molded silvered and gilt frame with white mat. Sight – 23 1/2" H x 17 1/2" W. Framed – 26 3/4" H x 20 3/4" W. 2nd item: ANDREW JACKSON – THE UNION MUST AND SHALL BE PRESERVED. aquatint and engraving, by J. Sartain after the painting by J.R. Lambdin, published by William Smith, Philadelphia. Image – 20 5/8" H x 14 1/2" W (523 x 369 mm). Sight – 26" H x 17 5/8" W. Matted and shrinkwrapped – 32" H x 23 1/2" W (unframed). Circa 1840. 3rd item: Lithographed silhouette of John Caldwell Calhoun, "from life by Wm. H. Brown," lithographed by E.B. and E.C. Kellogg, 1844. Depicts the South Carolina senator before an open window with palm trees visible in the background. Housed in a narrow silver gilt frame. Image – 13 1/2"H x 9 3/4" W. Sight – 15 3/4" H x 11 3/4" W. Framed – 17 1/4" H x 13 1/4" W. Provenance: The estate of Dr. Benjamin H. Caldwell, Nashville, Tennessee. CONDITION: 1st item: Poor condition with acid burn lines running length of sheet, 2 water stains lower margin, numerous tears and losses to margin with some extending into the plate, largest 4". Note en verso states cleaned and deacidified 1985. 2nd item: Overall excellent condition with a few handling dings and small light smudges. 3rd item: Print in very good condition with even light toning, several areas of wear to frame.
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