Past Sales

This is a small selection of samplers that we have previously sold. They represent the quality and scope of material that we handle regularly.

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Mary Coffin, Newburyport, Massachusetts, 1801

Provenance: Ralph O. Esmerian Collection

Susan H. Munson, “Potosi”,

New York or New Jersey, 1824

Mary D’Silver, Negro School,

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1793

Kiziah Sharp, Medford,

Burlington County, New Jersey, 1825

Jane McCulloch,

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1772

Agness and Catharine Tweedie,

Kirkby MacPherson, teacher,
Leith, Scotland, 1812

Ann Simmons, Ann Marsh School,

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1792

Jane M. Huey, Mary Tidball School,

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1840

Catharine Louisa Cornell,

age 10, Allentown,
New Jersey, 1820

Jane Loxley, Philadelphia, 1776
Mary B. Gove,

Under the Instruction of Phebe H. Chase,
Weare, New Hampshire, 1827

Julia Ann Shorey,

Boston Female Asylum,
Boston, Massachusetts, 1806

Clarissa Emerson, Lancaster, Massachusetts, 1822
Sarah Otilia Ann Carver, Hagerstown, Maryland, 1833
Elizabeth Newsam

Massachusetts, 1753

New York African Free School Sampler

by Rosena Disery, 1820

Susannah Beninghove,

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1791

Sally Pickman Turner

Marblehead, Massachusetts, 1806

Mary F. Wisler

Columbia, Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania, 1826

Margaret Laskey

school of Mary Zeller, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1795

Sarah Ann Graffin

Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania, 1839

Orpah P. Lewis

Chester County , Pennsylvania , 1825

Sarah Ralston Jones

Wilmington, Delaware, 1822

Dolly Sheller

Leah Galligher school, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, 1800

Charlotte Turner, Liberated African

Bathurst, Sierra Leone, dated 1831

Catharine Shimer, Mary Ralston School

Easton, Pennsylvania, 1829

Amanda Olmsted

Shaker, Union Village,
Lebanon, Warren Co., Ohio, 1836

Greenwood Seminary, Terrell and Morton family

Virginia, circa 1820

Mary Benezet Wood

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1817

Abigail Shearman

Newport, Rhode Island, 1764

Elizabeth Ballard

Boston, Massachusetts, 1762

Mary Abel

Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania, 1820

Abigail Davis

Gloucester County, New Jersey, 1820

Cornelia Stryker

Rocky Hill, Somerset Co., New Jersey , 1823

Elizabeth Ann Caughy, “Busy Yard Sampler”

 Baltimore, Maryland, 1827

Juliet Eliza Sollers

Baltimore, Maryland, 1814

Gentlefolk in a Pastoral Setting

Silk Embroidery, New England,  circa 1800

Nancy B. Whitcomb

Stockbridge, Vermont, 1823

Martha Ryan

Sharon, New Hampshire, circa 1820
Apple Tree Family Register Sampler


Important Chester County Sampler

Pennsylvania, 1795

Martha Atkinson

 England, 1662

Harriet Armold

Reading, Pennsylvania, 1828

Double Memorial sampler

Smith and Humphreys family,
Miss Field’s School, Boston, Mass., circa 1815

Fanny Wyman

Danvers, Massachusetts, 1799

Lois Killam

Boxford, Massachusetts, circa 1820

Mary Ann Crown

Middletown, Dauphin Co., Pennsylvania, 1836