Auction   Bids   Terms   Contact         
Collectible Classics

       View the Entire Auction
       The Double Dozen
       Baseball Cards
       Baseball Autographs
       Signed Photos
       Signed Sporting News
       Greatest Thrill Letters
       Signed Bats and Baseballls
       Signed Display Items
       Pittsburgh Pirates Autograph
       Signed Baseball Books
       Baseball Memorabilia
       Baseball Advertising
       Baseball Display Items
       Baseball Equipment
       Baseball Programs
       Baseball Replica Rings
       Baseball Figurines & Plates
       Baseball Books
       Baseball Photos
       Football Cards
       Football Signed Cards, Photo
       Football Autographs
       Football Memorabilia
       Football Programs, Photos
       Football Replica Rings
       Basketball Collectibles
       Hockey Collectibles
       Boxing and Wrestling
       Golf and Soccer
       Horse Racing & Bowling
       Multi-Sport Collectibles
       Olympics, Racing
       Non-Sport Cards
       Non-Sport Autographs
       Non-Sport Memorabilia
       Books, Artwork, Wayne
       Playboy, Sports illustrated
       Sheet Music
       D.C., Political, Historical
       Late Addition
       New York Yankees
       Pittsburgh Pirates
       Pittsburgh Steelers

   Current Bids

   Previous Auctions

   Terms of Use



   Sign In
  Register    Sign In     
George Washington Bicentennial Programs, Portraits and Other Memorabilia.

Lot 787. George Washington Bicentennial Programs, Portraits and Other Memorabilia. Washington was born on Feb. 22, 1732 in Virginia. In 1932, the U.S. celebrated the 200th anniversary of his birth with a variety of programs and activities in Washington, D.C. Four programs and another publication are from the Bicentennial: 1. “Programs for the Nation-Wide Celebration in 1932 of the Two Hundredth Anniversary of the Birth of George Washington,” 1931 first edition from the Bicentennial Committee, 32 pages, ex+. 2. “Cantata ‘Washington’,” a May 11 production featuring a massed chorus, the U.S. Marine Band and two soloists at Constitution Hall, 8 pages, g-vg, complete. 3. Program for “Washington’s Vision of a Triumphant Nation,” a “Portrayal in Music and Pageantry” presented by the D.C. Grand Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star, May 13 at the Washington Auditorium. The 32-page program is g-vg with ex pages. 4. “Festival of Youth,” May 14 at West Potomac Park, vg, 8 pages. The festival consisted of numerous events for boys and girls, ranging from a Harmonic Band to metalwork and baseball and horsemanship. 5. Also, “The Music of George Washington’s Time,” 1931 from the Bicentennial Commission, vg+, a 34-page softcover publication. 6-7. There are two portraits of Washington, both by Gilbert Stuart. An 8.5” x 11” print is from the Athenaeum portrait and carries an 1893 copyright, vg. The second, from the Vaughan-Sinclair portrait, done in Philadelphia in 1795, is 10” x 12” in color on the cover of the Feb. 16, 1947 “The Sunday Star,” promoted as “Washington’s Pictorial Magazine,” vg. 8. A special piece of art, “In Memory of George Washington,” is based upon an original drawing by Rudolf Cronau, a German artist, illustrator and journalist who settled in the U.S. in the 1890s. He specialized in U.S. Western and Native American art. The 8” x 10.25” artwork for Washington’s Bicentennial is ex-m. There are three other George Washington publications in this collection. 9. “The Will of George Washington,” 1924, published by the Washington Loan & Trust Co. of D.C. to emphasize the importance of having a will, 30 pages, foxing on the covers, g-vg with ex pages. 10. “The Washington Monument,” 1932, Third Edition, 32 pages on constructing the monument with a list of memorial stones and inscriptions, vg softcover. 11. And “Mount Vernon the Home of Washington,” 16 pages, g+. Minimum Bid $15.    

Back to List
       Minimum Bid  $15


  Auction   Bids   Terms   Contact   

  Copyright ©2003-2022, Collectible Classics -

Create your own auction site, call Kevin direct: 1-888-924-6337
Powered with Zaz® — Auction1000™ —