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This issue of Portfolio is dedicated to Kenneth M. Newman who passed away on May 8, 2018, a little shy of his 91st birthday.  Ken is remembered as an expert in eighteenth and nineteenth-century American art.  He was a tireless promoter of Audubon, Currier & Ives, American city views, early American imprints, and maps.  He started working with his father, Harry Shaw Newman, after serving in WWII in 1947.  He also served as editor to Portfolio for over thirty years.  This issue is dedicated to the prints Kenneth Newman appreciated.

Kenneth Marshall Newman was born in Glen Ridge, New Jersey, on June 23, 1927, to Harry Shaw Newman and Helen Marshall Newman.  Kenneth was their second child, his older sister was Ann.   Harry S. Newman was hired to run The Old Print Shop in the fall of 1927 by Edward Gottschalk’s estate.  The contract included an option to purchase the gallery which he did in October 1928.  Kenneth’s childhood was growing up during the Great Depression.  He was young but remembered times of want, common during this era.  It caused him to be thrifty, not only with money, but will material items as well.  One of his competitors once called him a squirrel, because he would purchase items for future sale rather than immediate sale..... 

  • Washington Crossing the Delaware.

    Artist: Emanuel Leutze

    SOLD

    LOCATION: New York City

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  • THE FRUITS OF : Arbitrary Power; or the ...

    Artist: Paul Revere

    Price: $40,000.00

    LOCATION: New York City

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  • A View of the Landing the New England Fo...

    Artist: J. Stevens

    Price: $15,000.00

    LOCATION: New York City

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  • View of Baltimore City.

    Artist: Edward Sachse

    Price: $9,500.00

    LOCATION: New York City

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  • View of Baltimore, Md. From Federal Hill...

    Artist: Edwin Whitefield

    Price: $8,950.00

    LOCATION: New York City

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  • Syracuse, N.Y.

    Artist: Lewis Bradley

    Price: $12,500.00

    LOCATION: New York City

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