The urbanization Olmsted witnessed on the road, along with his interest in rural issues, informed his later work as a landscape architect.
While touring Britain in 1850, Olmsted visited England's Birkenhead Park; it was a visit that proved influential in his eventual career path.
Those from Angus refer mainly to the WATSON family. MDX 1769-1990 T Many MI; biographies; photocopies of letters; family group sheets; lists of post 1855 Ellery and Mc Beth names from statutory Scottish registers of B. MCBETH see MOIR MCBRIAR DFS 1646-1683 T 1 page A small tree of three generations MCBRIDE DFS 1835-1902 2 pages 'Location of Mc Brides in Scotland' - notes on 7people. 19 cent C 13 pages Mainly a long letter and some extracts from census.
Also mentioned: ELLERY, MDX, 1852-1990; JUNILION, c.1800-1888; LENOX. 1680-1887 6 pages Ancestors and descendants of Norman Mc Beth RSA. USA 1772-1812 6 pages Deals mainly with John Mc Kay's Company.
These societies developed into regional networks and tended to become politicized, some of them eventually becoming affiliated to quite elaborate all-Ireland organizations.
Some were also attracted to politics of a nationalist and quasi-revolutionary kind to further their activities….
Lot 7, a Thrace, Maroneia (c.386-348 BC), Silver Stater, a very fine piece has an exceptional pedigree dating back to the sale of the Bompois Collection by Hoffman in 1882, this piece carries an estimate of £3,500-4,500.
One of the highlights in upcoming Coinex Auction 70: Lot 122, Victoria, Bronze Penny, 1867, young laureate bust left, experimental numbers 570 / 357 hand scratched into the obverse field by face, legend VOCTPRIA D: G: BRITT: REG: F: D surrounding, rev Britannia helmeted seated right on rocks, with trident and shield, bell topped lighthouse to left and ship to right on sea, date in exergue, legend ONE PENNY within linear circle which sea crosses. Numerous lots in the sale carry some fascinating historical references and are sure to attract a great deal of interest from collectors.
Founded in 1858 by former Young Irelander rebels James Stephens in Dublin and John O’Mahony in New York City, the Irish Republican Brotherhood (IRB) in Ireland and the Fenian Brotherhood (FB) in the United States was a predecessor to the twentieth-century IRA.
Their goal was the creation of an independent democratically liberal republican Ireland free of the British Crown, a nationalist ambition shaped by a seven century-long conflicted yet symbiotic relationship between the Irish and English peoples which is beyond the scope of all the bandwidth of the entire internet to describe satisfactorily.
Prior to this, small ingots with blank surfaces had been produced, followed by the addition of a reverse punch and eventually the striated obverse.
On the basis of hoard evidence, it is likely that these issues were struck at Ephesos and possibly Sardes. Another of the highlights in the Coinex Auction 70: Lot 20, Ionia, Uncertain (c.650-600 BC), Electrum Stater, Milesian standard, striated surface of scored lines, rev irregular vertical punchmark between two square punchmarks 14.28g. From the Byzantine section lot 72 is the most notable example, a well struck and extremely rare Annastasius II Srtemius (AD 713-715) Gold Solidus with an excellent portrait, estimate £5,000-6,000.