Sunday, November 24, 2013

Around the Web

Gary Hendershot has redesigned his web site, however, not all of the categories work. The American Icon Categories will lead you to the major sections showcasing some of the items they have sold. There are some links to museums around the United States.
1779 Half-Length Portrait of George Washington by Charles Willson Peale

General Hinds, Mississippi Territory, who commanded the troops under Andrew Jackson during this famous battle. This solid gold sword was recently discovered in Gov. Hinds family, made by goldsmith Fletcher-Gardiner of Philadelphia in 1816 - New Orleans was the conclusive battle of the War of 1812 where the British troops fresh from their victory over Napoleon at the Battle of Waterloo, were wiped out by Andrew Jackson’s Tennessee riflemen.

Shawnee Revolutionary War quilled bag depicting Sword Battle between British and American officer’s ca. 1780’s

Pawnee Human Effigy catlanite pipe bowl ca. 1860’s

Copy and photos from Gary Hendershott.

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