Raynors HCA 2017-09
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A newspaper illustrator and lithographer, Francis (Frank) Schell became a noted illustrator of the Civil War for Frank Leslie's Illustrated News. He completed over 200 pictures that were published. His birthplace is unknown, and after the war, he settled in Philadelphia where he was in charge of the Art Department for Leslie's. He also pursued lithography and in this endeavor, had a thirty-year partnership with Thomas Hogan. Together they recreated many war-time depictions, relying on on-site, hastily done sketches. Many of their lithographs were of naval battles. The images include, "Union Picket on roof of Tyler House", 15” x 9-1/2”, identified in the negative as “Frank H. Schell, 1902, sketched 1861.” Matted, framed, fine. .... plus, two images matted and framed together, the first, untitled, 9” x 7,” shows General Butler, Sec Cameron, Col. baker leading a carriage which carries Mrs. Butler and others. The second image, also untitled, 9” x 7,” shows “Sketch at Newport News on occasion of the visit of the Sec. of War” who stands behind a cannon. ... .... plus, two images matted and framed together, the first, untitled, 9” x 7,” is captioned “at Newport News, June ‘61” shows military movements. The second image, also untitled, 9” x 7,” is tent scene with caption, “From a sketch at the Camp of Duryeau’s Zoaves hamilton VA., June 1861”.
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Five Photographs of Period War Dated Sketches By Well Known Artist

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Minimum Bid: $200.00
Final prices include buyers premium.: $0.00
Estimate: $400 - $600
Auction closed on Thursday, September 7, 2017.

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