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Group of six (6) ephemera items related to President James K. Polk of Tennessee (1795-1849). 1st and 2nd items: 2 Photogravures of Polk, each with facsimile signature and remarque of his home in Nashville, overall 14 7/8" x 11 3/4" and 15" x 11 1/2", copyright dates 1899 and 1901. 3rd item: Clipped color illustration, House and Tomb of James K. Polk Nashville (only corner of house is visible), 6" x 4 1/2". 4th item: Postcard of the Tomb of President James Knox Polk, Capitol Grounds, Nashville Tenn. 5th item: Postcard, President James Knox Polk Memorial Room (and his relics, displayed in the Tennessee War Memorial Bldg., Nashville). 6th item: Page from Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper August 21, 1880, titled TENNESEE- A VISIT TO THE HOMES OF THE LATE PRESIDENTS POLK AND JACKSON AT NASHVILLE, from sketches by Walter Goater. Shows Mrs. Sarah Polk, the exterior of the Polk home in Nashville (no longer extant) and interior views of its reception room and the President's study; the tomb of President Jackson, exterior view of The Hermitage and interior of his bedroom along with sword and carriage. 15 1/2" x 10 3/4". (Additional high-resolution photos are available at www.caseantiques.com)


All items with light toning. Photogravures of Polk have scattered small margin tears and creases.

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James K. Polk Ephemera, 6 items

Estimate $300 - $350Aug 5, 2017