Lot 206: In Memoriam of "Kitten" Clifton Springs Sanitarium

PBA Galleries

2016-01-13 11:46:33


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Lot 206: Author: H., F.B.; Title: In Memoriam. "Kitten" Died at 10: 15 P.M. Easter Eve, at Clifton Springs Sanitarium; Place Published: Clifton Springs, NY; Publisher: Room 105, Sanitarium; Date Published: Easter Sunday, 1886; Description: Broadside poem on fabric (satin/silk?). Approximately 20.5x11.5 cm (8x4½"), plus fringe on all sides.It is unclear whether "Kitten" was a cat or a person's nickname. The sanitarium was home to the Clifton Springs Water Cure promoted by Dr. Henry Foster. Condition: Light creasing and light wear; very good. PBA Galleries' Sale 578: Americana, Travel/Exploration, Cartography, African/Asian Americana and Directories Thursday, 28th January 2016 Estimate: $150-250
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