Jeff Bridgman Antique Flags
 

PAINTING OF GEORGE WASHINGTON IN OIL ON CANVAS, AN EARLY EXAMPLE, RENDERED circa 1850, A VERY PLEASING AND WELL-EXECUTED COPY OF GILBERT STUART'S ATHENAEUM PORTRAIT



WASHINGTON CROSSING THE DELAWARE, PAINTED IN OIL ON CANVAS, IN AN IMPRESSIVE SCALE, AFTER THE 1851 PAINTING BY EMANUEL LEUTZE; FOUND IN A HOUSE APPROXIMATELY ONE MILE FROM WHERE THE CELEBRATED EVENT TOOK PLACE, PROBABLY PAINTED FOR THE 1876 CENTENNIAL OF AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE



PRESSED BRASS EAGLE, AN EARLY PARADE FLAG HOLDER & BUNTING TIE-BACK, AN ESPECIALLY ATTRACTIVE EXAMPLE, circa 1880-1895



“VISIT TO CAMP,” AN EXTRAORDINARILY RARE CARD GAME BY McLAUGHLIN BROTHERS OF NEW YORK, CIRCA 1871



LARGE CIVIL WAR RECRUITMENT BROADSIDE FOR THE 53RD NEW YORK VOLUNTEER INFANTRY, 5th REGIMENT, "EAGLE BRIGADE," WITH AN ATTRACTIVE AND COMPELLING IMAGE OF ITS COMMANDER, LT. COL. GEORGE A. BUCKINGHAM OF NEW YORK CITY, CIRCA 1862



EAGLE WEATHERVANE IN A BEAUTIFUL FORM WITH GREAT FOLK PRESENCE, POSSIBLY MADE BY A.L. JEWELL & CO. (1852-1867) OR ITS PREDECESSOR, CUSHING & WHITE / L.W. CUSHING (1867-1870’s), WALTHAM, MASSACHUSETTS



PRINCESS FEATHER QUILT IN PATRIOTIC COLORS, STUNNING & HIGHLY UNUSUAL WITH SOLID RED ON A DARK BLUE GROUND, CIRCA 1870-1885



1862 CIVIL WAR PLAYING CARDS WITH STARS, FLAGS, SHIELDS, & EAGLES, AND FACE CARDS ILLUSTRATING CIVIL WAR OFFICERS AND LADY COLUMBIA, CA 1862, BENJAMIN HITCHCOCK, NEW YORK



WINTERBERRY PATTERN QUILT WITH FLYING GEESE, IN PATRIOTIC COLORS AND WITH EXCEPTIONAL GRAPHIC IMPACT, ENTIRELY HAND-PIECED AND HAND-QUILTED, CIRCA 1860-1870’s



RED & WHITE, SUNSHINE & SHADOWS, SIGNATURE QUILT, MADE BY THE LADIES AID SOCIETY CHAPTER AT THE UNITED EVANGELICAL CHURCH IN ROYERSFORD, PENNSYLVANIA, MONTGOMERY COUNTY, DATED 1901



BROKEN STAR PATTERN, PATRIOTIC AMERICAN QUILT WITH 13 STARS, LANCASTER COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA, CIRCA 1915-1920’s



EXCEPTIONAL AND INTRICATE BLOWN GLASS SHIP, IN RED, WHITE, AND BLUE, TALL AND SHAPELY WITH A BILLOWING COMMISSION PENNANT AND FLAG, PROBABLY CZECHOSLOVAKIA, LAST QUARTER 19TH CENTURY



EXTRAORDINARILY RARE, YELLOW & WHITE, SUFFRAGE PARASOL / UMBRELLA, WITH “VOTES FOR WOMEN” TEXT, DISTRIBUTED BY THE NATIONAL AMERICAN WOMEN’S SUFFRAGE ASSOCIATION UNDER ANNA HOWARD SHAW’S LEADERSHIP [HEADQUARTERED IN NEW YORK], CIRCA 1913-1915



OVER-SIZED, PAINT-DECORATED BASEBALL BAT, PRESENTED TO "J. WHIPPLE" OF THE "ERIE BASEBALL CLUB," CA 1858-1870's



NATIVE AMERICAN BEADED BLANKET STRIP, BUFFALO HIDE, NORTHERN CHEYENNE OR LAKOTA SIOUX, WESTERN MONTANA / EASTERN MINNESOTA, LAST QUARTER 19TH CENTURY



LEATHER FIREMAN'S PARADE BELT WITH THE WORD "LIBERTY" IN WHITE ON A RED GROUND, BLOOMSBURG, PENNSYLVANIA, CA 1900



ANTI-WOMEN’S SUFFRAGE PIN CUSHION, MADE OF VELVETEEN AND HAND-PAINTED, ENGLISH, CIRCA 1880-1910, EXCEPTIONALLY RARE



PATRIOTIC FLOUR BARRELL LID ADVERTISING "OUR BRAND, SILVER LEAF PATENT" FOM THE HOLLY MILLING CO., MADE BY E.W. BAILEY & CO., MONTPELIER, VT, CA 1898



EXCEPTIONAL PATRIOTIC SCHERENSCHNITTE (PAPER CUTTING), IN THE STYLE OFTEN ATTRIBUTED TO ISAAC STIEHLY, ENTITLED “LIBERTY,” WITH IMAGERY THAT INCLUDES AN AMERICAN EAGLE WITH A 14-STAR, 13-STRIPE FLAG IN ITS BEAK, A RATTLESNAKE, AND SNOWFLAKE MEDALLIONS, CA 1830-1850



EXCEPTIONAL PATRIOTIC SCHERENSCHNITTE (PAPER CUTTING), IN THE STYLE OFTEN ATTRIBUTED TO ISAAC STIEHLY, ENTITLED “LIBERTY,” WITH IMAGERY THAT INCLUDES AN AMERICAN EAGLE WITH A 14 STAR, 14 STRIPE FLAG IN ITS BEAK, A RATTLESNAKE, LOVE BIRDS, AND EAGLES ON URNS, CA 1830-1850



 


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