Schiessl Collection of White Mountain books, prints and ephemera

Ludwig and Dorothy Schiessl have been collecting White Mountain items for over 40 years. They will bring several thousand items to the show. A very small sample of their collection is listed below:
  • Large collection of 19th and 20th century White Mountan books, including early AMC guide books
  • Book - "Scenery of the White Mountains - Oakes", 1848. Has been appraised, very good copy. ($4,400)
  • Royal Bayreuth china "Old Man of the Mountain" tourist ware pitcher ($225) image
  • Staffordshire antique "Conway New Hampshire" plate ($150) image
  • White Moutain 19th century stereo views and postcards
  • Winslow Homer "The Coolest Spot in New England - Summit of Mount Washington", 1870 ($900) image
  • WInslow Homer "The Summit of Mount Washington", 1869 ($900) image
  • Assortment of Sawyer colored photos
  • White Mountain Mauchline ware
  • Prang Chromos
  • Mount Washington Railway Company Stock Certificate #302, 1890's ($145) image
  • Many 19th century White Mountain engravings
  • An assortment of White Mountain tourist ware china image
  • White Mountain paper items, including hotel menus