This is an incredibly detailed, atmospheric Norwegian landscape of a small cabin at the edge of a fjord, the distant hills fading into a soft morning mist. It is painted in oil on panel, 11 x 16 inches, 1871, clearly signed "A Rasmussen 71" in the lower right corner, in an ornate period gilt frame.
Etching, image size 11 1/8 x 8 5/8 inches, 1934, plate signed. On the back is the following note: "Presented to George and Martha by Mrs. Schrafft, 4/29/53. This is a copy of a daguerreotype of Ms. Schrafft's mother and father done by Bicknell at Ms. S's request. Plate in possession of Mr. and Mrs. Schrafft.
A fine pencil sketch of a grove of trees with a landscape in the background by Dexter Dawes, measuring 7 1/2 x 11 inches on a medium weight drawing paper. Dawes summered in Marlboro, NH surrounded by beautiful gardens with views of Mount Monadnock which became the inspiration for many of his lithographs, drawings and paintings. He belonged to a number of associations including the National Arts Club.