Lot 232: Brown, William H Portrait Gallery Ltd Ed 1931
November 6, 2016
Gardena, CA, USALive Auction
Description: William H. Brown's Portrait Gallery Ltd. ed 1931. This is a collection of 15 prints of full body silhouettes that were made by William H Brown. This collection is a 1931 limited edition re-issue of the original Brownês Portrait Gallery of Distinguished American Citizens that was published in 1845. There were only 600 of these sets issued in 1931 and each set had 27 duotone photogravures. The set was issued by G.A. Baker & Co. of New York. Each one is 12 _ by 16 _ inches. The set is missing 12 from being a complete set.The set comes in the original blue cloth portfolio with gilt decoration and lettering. Weight Approx.,2.5lbs. 13.5 x 17.75 x 0.75.