Measurement: Frame: 19" x 14.75"; view: 16.75" x 15.5"
Material: Watercolor on paper
Condition: Good condition, light toning, scattered foxing and two creases likely caused
by folding to fit an earlier frame. Displays well, good color.
Additional Information: Isaac Ridlon, born July 30, 1795, Buxton, ME, died February
15, 1880, West Buxton, ME; husband of Massie (Mercey) [nee Hancock] Ridlon,
birthplace and date of birth/death unknown. 1. Isaac married the widow of his brother
July 3, 1828 and settled on a farm in Baldwin, Cumberland County. He was above the
medium height, and quite heavy. His head was high and bald, hair dark brown, eyes
small and gray, and face ruddy. He was a good-natured, honest man, and lived in
peace with all the world.
1. History of the ancient Ryedales, and their descendants in Normandy, Great
Britain, Ireland, and America, from 860 to 1884 online by G.T. (Gideon Tibbetts)
Ridlon, page 85.
Measurement: Frame: 29.5 by 36"; view: 23 by 29.5"
Material: Ink on paper
Condition: Generally good, minor toning/foxing, should be correctly mounted.
Additional Information: An outstanding work of fancy penmanship memorializing the
presentation of a watch and chain by the department to Samuel A. Baldwin in
recognition of his 25 years of service.
We found Baldwin listed within the 1883 Comptroller’s Report for the city of Newark,
New Jersey. We found Baldwin listed within the 1883 Comptroller’s Report for the city of
Newark, New Jersey. The New Jersey State Fireman’s Association reported June 7,
1879 that Samuel Baldwin, Esq. was Treasurer of the Newark Fire Department.
Measurement: Frame: 18.75" x 13.75"; view: 16.5" x 11.5"
Material: Watercolor on velvet, mounted in oak frame
Condition: Toning and foxing
Additional Information:To the memory of Joseph Foster who died Nov. 1815 / Age 46
yrs. – Joseph Foster Jr. died December 8th 1815 / Age 21 yrs. Added in 1855: Lucy
Foster Webster died [illegible] _ _ _ 1855 / Age 80 years.
Neatly compartmentalized rectangular cutwork picture featuring a central monument inscribed in ink “Stephen Anson. Son of Oliver W. & Lucinda Crocker Born April 29 A.D. 1841 Died June 3 A.D. 1842. This lovely babe so young and fair called home by early doom just came to show how sweet a flower in paradise could bloom”. Central motif features a willow tree, bird and a mourning woman leaning on an anchor. The border is outstanding; featuring cutwork cemetery, gravestones, crosses, and tomb-like corner blocks. Bottom right signed in pen “By E. Blackman”. The work is mounted within an early wood frame in gold and black. (Frame: 22.5 by 20”, sight-size: 15 by 13.25”)
This Premium conferred on Mifs. Julia A. Jones for punctual attendance, amiable behavior, application and improvement in the various branches of useful & polite Literature taught in the above Seminary
We found many web-posts listing Mrs. A. E. Bazeleya as principal of a female seminary, 31 Washington, Schenectady; also references Bazeley and the Galway Academy; the female department was under the control of Mrs. Bazeley formally of the Brooklyn Collegiate Institute. (The work is properly mounted within an appropriate painted frame that is not period; frame: 13.5 X 12.75”, view: 11.25 X 10.5”)
(Minor imperfections consistent with age, shrinkage and a tad of wood loss at outer left, else fine and original; 12.25 by 12.25")
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