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Rosalind Howe
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Thank you so much for this service!  I have an original 1928 lithograph map by Rosalind Howe Sturges Allen called, "An Anachronistic Topography of Vassar Female College and its Environs, 1861-1928."  I love it so much, it's so witty and fun.  My ex didn't love it as much and accidentally broke its frame.  Beyond my fondness it, I don't know its "worth."  I just love it.  But I don't have it stored all that well--I've moved a couple of times and its gotten some dings on the corners.  I've read about Rosalind Howe and seen some of her later maps, but there's not a lot of info I can find.  If you can help, ((((JBL))))---Best wishes!

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Rosalind Howe Sturges Allen was an artist and architectural cartographer who pioneered the use of anachronistic maps which featured the architectural history of a place rather than its geographic features. She was born in 1907 to Mary Locke and Wallis Howe and graduated from Vassar College in 1928. She died in 1999.

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I have been researching,buying, collecting, dealing, and appraising 19th and 20th Century American Art (1850-1950) for the past 15 years. Ask me anything about this topic. I am a member of the Pennsylvania Antiques Appraisers Association.

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Experienced in American Art from the period 1850-1950. This Includes Impressionism, Regionalism, Early American Modernism, Hudson River School, WPA. I have 15 years researching, collecting, dealing, and appraising in this field. Ran a Fine Art gallery for 3 years in Phoenixville, Pa. that focused on American and European art from the 1800's to contemporary works. Rare books focused on fine art monographs and catalogue raisonne.

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Pennsylvania Antique Appraisers Association
American Society of Appraisers (Candidate)

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Brimfield Rush, a book written by Bob Wyss of the University of Connecticut. It details the escapades, trials and travails of myself, my ex, and other individuals who have been to Brimfield , Mass. to tame the largest flea market in North America. Maybe even the world.

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American Society of Appraisers
BA from Lenoir-Rhyne University in North Carolina
Appraisal Studies at George Washington University

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