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Omaha Indians Nebraska Baltimore Maryland Inventor Bottle Coin Railway Photograp

Regular price $250.00

 

Painter, Orrin Chalfant.

WILLIAM PAINTER AND HIS FATHER DR. EDWARD PAINTER SKETCHES AND REMINISCENCES.

Baltimore: The Arundel Press, John S. Bridges & Co., 1914. (First Edition). 12-1/4 Inches. Hardback. Signed by Author. Good + 152,(1) pages. Illustrated. Portrait frontispiece. Cloth. Original gilt stamped cover. Extremities bumped, binding slightly soiled. Separation between the frontispiece and title page.

INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR. Overall Very Good Condition.

Maryland native William Painter held 85 Patents between 1858 & 1908, including: Railroad Car Seat and Couch; Counterfeit Coin Detector; Lamp Burner; Seed Sower; Oscillating Pumps; Marking Plug Tobacco; Automatic Telephone Signal; Bottle Stopper Fastener; Electric Railway; Bottling Machine; Tool for forming Necks for Bottles; Machine for Applying Corks and Seals to Bottles; ..Crowns .. .. - - -

Numerous photographs of Baltimore sites, family portraits, and several photographs of the Omaha Indians, from Emilie Painter Jackson's three years with the tribe.

Includes an account of Emilie Painter Jackson's sojourn among the Omaha Indians and a chapter on Orrin Painter's visit to the Omaha Indian Agency in Nebraska.

Emilie was the wife of artist and photographer William H. Jackson.

Wright Howes # P36.  $250.00