H.A. Rey, Do you want to get across?, illustration from Cecily G. and the 9 Monkeys featuring the first appearance of Curious George, color pencil, charcoal & watercolor with wash, 1939. Sold December 6 for $17,500, a record for the artist.
The 1876 presidential election between Rutherford B. Hayes and Samuel Tilden was overshadowed in South Caroline by the gubernatorial contest on the same ticket. The election resulted in riots, lynch-mobs and a contested victory for the governorship which is covered in the archive of 153 items which sold June 21 for $23,400.