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Visions of the North: Minnesotan Art & History

Tue, May 21, 2024 11:00AM EDT
  2024-05-21 11:00:00 2024-05-21 11:00:00 America/New_York Revere Auctions Revere Auctions : Visions of the North: Minnesotan Art & History https://live.revereauctions.com/auctions/revere-auctions/visions-of-the-north-minnesotan-art-history-13709
Revere Auctions is proud to host our third annual Minnesota art and history sale. "Visions of the North" showcases art across time ranging from antique photographs showing the early years of Minnesota's history to recent works by contemporary artists such as Cameron Booth, George Morrison, and Warren MacKenzie. Also available is a broad collection of archival photography from the archives of the Star Tribune depicting notable personalities such as: past and present Presidents, musicians like NSYNC and The Beatles, cinema icons from Elizabeth Taylor to John Wayne, and much more!
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Lot 132

GSP Photo of Crew Member of J.J. Hill's "Wacouta"

Estimate: $100 - $200
Starting Bid
$50

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Gelatin silver print photograph mounted to board depicting a crew member of James J. Hill's steam ship "Wacouta." Printed by Carriere & Compagnie, Montreal. The steamship was originally named "Eleanor" and was purchased by Hill in 1900. He renamed it "Wacouta" after the St. Paul, Minnesota street. The street was important to Hill as it was the street where the Merchant's Hotel originally stood, where he met his first wife Mary, and was also the location for the Great Northern Railroad depot and offices.
Photo; height: 3 in x width: 2 in. Matted: 5 in x width: 4 3/4 in. There are no creases, tears, or losses. There is discoloration throughout the print, it is unknown if this has occured as a result of aging or processing. There are no signs of restoration under UV light. The photograph is mounted to an original board; verso unable to be inspected. The photo is not framed.

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