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St Petersburg, FL, United States
DoneOct 18, 2012 10:00 PM UTC

Original Political & Railroad Illustration

Thursday, October 18, 2012 at 6pm EasternTime

HessFineAuctions on LiveAuctioneers presents a major single owner collection:
The Charles L. Howard Collection or Early Comic Art & Original Political Illustration, Original Political Illustration Cartoon Newspaper Drawings including Pen and Ink, Many of Which Were Exhibited at The Art Institute of Chicago in 1939.
Session 1, 100-125 Lots: Important Original Illustration Art
Session 2, 100-125 Lots: Original Railroad Art

IMPORTANT NOTE: This is one of TWO HUNDRED PLUS lots that will be continuously added to this online catalogue on a daily basis between today and the day of sale. Please check our listings regularly during the coming days for many exciting discoveries.

The Charles L. Howard Collection of Early Comic Art & Original Political Illustration comprises nearly 800 Pre-WWII original illustrations by over 500 listed illustrators to be offered over several sessions and will be 90% unreserved.

Charles L. Howard, Esq. was a leading railroad industry figure between the Wars, serving as a chief officer for the Santa Fe Railroad and council to the American and Western Railway Assns. Much of this collection was exhibited at the Art Institute of Chicago in 1939 as well as elsewhere prior to 1947 and comes to auction from a descendent of the family.

The collection is encyclopedic in scope with extensive New York, Ohio, Illinois and California subjects.

PLEASE NOTE THAT OUR CATALOGUE WILL BE UPDATED WITH ADDITIONAL ITEMS ON A DAILY BASIS UNTIL SALE TIME!
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