Group of five (5) Confederate items including reunion flags. 1st item: Lithograph titled "Confederate Commanders with Compliments of the Travelers Insurance Company" published by the Notman Photo Company, Boston, 1885. Depicts a composite image of President Jefferson Davis and Generals P.G.T. Beauregard, A.P. Hill, John Bell Hood, J.E.B. Stuart, Stonewall Jackson, Robert E. Lee, James Longstreet, and Joseph E. Johnston seated and standing in uniform in an ornate room with a painting of Albert Sidney Johnston, before a columned arch with scenes of battle. The scene is surrounded by vignettes of the Virginia state capitol, a statue, and two ships. Matted and housed under glass in a gilt bronze frame. Sight – 21 3/8" H x 16 1/4" W. Framed – 26 1/4" H x 21" W. 2nd item: Chromolithograph print titled "Lee and His Generals" lithographed and printed by Andrew R. Graham, Washington, D.C., after the painting George Bagby Matthews (District of Columbia/Virginia, 1857-1944), 1907. Depicts Robert E. Lee and his Confederate generals, listed by name below image. Signed "G. B. Matthews" in the stone, lower right. Matted and housed under glass in a wooden frame with plastic gilt corner decorations. Image – 11 1/4" H x 22 1/2" W. Sight – 12 3/4" H x 23" W. Framed – 18 3/4" H x 29 7/8" W. 3rd item: Hand-colored lithograph titled "The Lees of Virginia Generals C.S.A. 1861-1865" after etchings by Charles B. Hall, published circa 1898. Features five small etched portraits of the Lee men in Confederate uniforms including Major General Fitzhugh Lee, Brigadier General Edwin Gray Lee, Major General William Henry Fitzhugh Lee, and Major General George Washington Custis Lee, surrounding the central portrait of Robert E. Lee with the family coat of arms and an image of Stratford, the Lee Family home. Facsimiles of each man's signature below portraits. Matted and housed under glass in a black painted wooden frame with gilt wood rabbet edge. Image – 13" H x 10" W. Sight – 15 1/4" H x 11 3/4" W. Framed – 24 3/4" H x 21 1/2" W. 4th item: Confederate reunion Army of Northern Virginia battle flag, linen, with printed stars and stripes. Laid down and pasted to card stock board. Housed under glass in a carved gilt wood frame. Flag – 12" H x 17 1/4" W. Framed – 12 3/4" H x 18 1/4" W. 5th item: Group of four (4) satin miniature Confederate reunion flags, including the first, second, and third national flags and the elongated Battle Flag of the Army of Northern Virginia. Laid down on light blue satin and housed under glass in a navy painted wooden frame with gilt wood rabbet edge. Flags approximately 10 1/2" H x 5 3/4" W. Sight – 15 5/8" H x 19 5/8" W. Framed – 20" H x 24" W. Mid 20th century. Provenance: The collection of internationally known ragtime pianist and historian Johnny Maddox, Gallatin, TN. CONDITION: 1st item: Overall good condition with foxing spots, minute areas of loss to be expected from age. Not examined outside of frame. Areas of loss, largest 7 1/2", to frame. 2nd item: Overall good condition with foxing spots, toning/acid burn, to be expected from age. Slight waviness to paper. Not examined outside of frame. 3rd item: Overall good condition with foxing spots, toning/acid burn, to print and matte to be expected from age. Not examined outside of frame. 4th item: Overall good condition with areas of toning to be expected from age. 1/8" holes to each star. 2 3/4" area of fraying, lower left corner. 5th item: Overall good condition with foxing spots, minor stains, to be expected from age. Dampstaining from paste, visible surface of flags and edges of light blue satin.
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