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WALTER SHIRLAW'S ORIGINAL SKETCHES FOR THE 5-DOLLAR SILVER CERTIFICATE OF 1896 SOLD FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE NATIONAL DANCE INSTITUTE
Preparatory sketches for "Electricity Presenting Light to the World", thirteen drawings on paper, all initialed by Shirlaw and mounted on board, ranging in size from 3 1/2" x 7 1/2" to 9", all but two illustrated on pages 109-111 of Hessler's, United States Essay, Proof and Sperimen Notes, all evenly aged and in excellent condition, an important group of original works documenting the creation of the most beautiful and popular of all United States notes.(13)

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Preparatory sketches for "Electricity Presenting Light to the World", thirteen drawings on paper, all initialed by Shirlaw and mounted on board, ranging in size from 3 1/2" x 7 1/2" to 9", all but two illustrated on pages 109-111 of Hessler's, United States Essay, Proof and Sperimen Notes, all evenly aged and in excellent condition, an important group of original works documenting the creation of the most beautiful and popular of all United States notes.(13)
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