Three (3) Presidential images: William McKinley, Zachary Taylor, and William Henry Harrison. 1st item: Bas paper relief portrait sculpture of William McKinley (1843-1901), the 25th U.S. President. Issued as a Memorial Day souvenir by the Woodward and Tiernan Printing Company, St. Louis, Missouri, circa 1902. Includes front page of "The Nashville American" Vol. XXVI, Number 9043, Saturday morning, September 14, 1901, detailing McKinley's assassination and death, The Bowman Art Company, Denver, CO gallery label, en verso. Sculpture mounted to black card stock, housed and matted under glass in a decorative carved wooden frame. Sight – 7 3/8" H x 5 1/4" W. Framed – 15" H x 13" W x 1" D. 2nd-3rd items: Two (2) steel plate engravings, one (1) depicting William Henry Harrison (1773-1841), the 9th U.S. President, and one (1) depicting Major General Zachary Taylor (1784-1850), 12th U.S. President. Taylor engraved by T. Doney after a daguerreotype, published by E. Anthony, after May 1, 1848. Both with photocopies of information about the sitters, en verso. Housed in gilt wood frames, Taylor with matte. Sights range in size from 4 1/2" H x 3 5/8" W to 5 1/2" H x 4 3/4" W. Frames range in size from 8 7/8" H x 8 1/8" H x 2 1/8" D to 9 1/4" H x 8 1/2" W x 1 1/2" D. Mid 19th/early 20th century. Provenance: The collection of internationally known ragtime pianist and historian Johnny Maddox, Gallatin, TN. CONDITION: 1st item: Sculpture in overall good condition. Newspaper with toning, tears, etc. to be expected from age. Not examined outside of frame. 2nd-3rd items: Engravings in overall good condition. Not examined outside of frames.
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