The Ladies of The White House

These three 10" x 6.5" original prints comes from Volume Five of "The People's Standard History of the United States" edited by Edward S. Ellis. The book was published in 1897 by the Woolfall Company of New York. Edward S. Ellis (April 11, 1840 – June 20, 1916) was an American author who was born in Ohio. He was a teacher, school administrator, journalist, and the author of hundreds of books and magazine articles that he produced by his name and by a number of noms de plume. Notable fiction stories by Ellis include "The Steam Man of the Prairies," and "Seth Jones, or the Captives of the Frontier." Internationally, Edward S. Ellis is probably known best for his Deerfoot novels read widely by young boys until the 1950s.

These engravings, titled "Ladies of The White House" feature the First Ladies and other important women of The White House. The paper is generally clean and bright, faint stain to upper left corner. Original tissueguard is included. Title and copyright pages from the original book shown for informational purposes and is not included with the sale.