This bedspread was used by my grandfather George Frank Waller and my grandmother Jane Warren Waller. It is a cream color. Its design uses raised dots. It features ribbons, stars, and flowers. The edge is fringed. This type of a style is called “hobnail” and has a long history in the US. It’s called hobnail […]
Photos – Items
George Waller Cufflink and Tie Clasp
This cufflink and tie clasp belonged to George Waller. My father confirms that they are from my grandfather George Frank Waller and not him, my father, George Anthony Waller. I am Lisa Waller Shea. The inside of the box says “Stafford”. A mark on the tie clasp says “sterling”. Does anybody have more information on […]
Bom Natal Brazil Merry Christmas Watercolor
My (Lisa Shea’s) grandmother Jane Warren Waller lived from 1924 to 1977. She was a talented watercolor painter. During the mid-1950s she lived with the family in Brazil, which is where her husband George worked at the time. This Bom Natal / Merry Christmas card seems to have been painted during that time. It is […]
Brazil Letter – October 1 1958
This letter is from Jane Warren Waller to her mother, Ora Smith Warren, just after Jane’s fourth son, Bruce, was born. At the time Jane and the family lived in Ipanema, Brazil. It was written on October 1, 1958.
Letter from Jane Warren Waller – 1969
Here’s a fun letter from Jane Warren Waller from 1969! She’s writing to her son George (Tony) Waller, his wife Ann, and his daughter Lisa.
Vintage Silver Cake/ Sandwich/ Pastry Scissor Serving Tongs 6 ” Long Sweden ALP
Beautiful, elegant cutlery adds a magical touch to any occasion. These vintage engraved tongs have a scissor-like action. They can be used for serving pastries, cake pieces, sandwiches, you name it! They are six inches long. The two tongs have a delightful floral design woven through the decorative perforations. The handles also have intricate detailed […]
Gorham Sterling 661 Weighted Candle Holder
This is part of George F. and Jane Warren Waller’s silver collection. It is a Gorham Sterling 661 weighted candle holder. The bottom says: Gorham Sterling symbols of a lion, an anchor, and a G in calligraphy. 661 Weighted reinforced with other metal This is not sized for a slender taper. It is about 2″ […]
George Waller Triumph TR3 Car
My father George Anthony Waller owned a Triumph TR3 when he lived in New Jersey. The car was only made from 1955 and 1962. It was a cool convertible roadster car. There were 74,800 of these made. Here’s a photo of Dad in his TR3. This photo is from 1966. Does anybody have any memories […]
Sterling Silver Vintage Baby Cup – 550 – Tony
This sterling silver vintage baby cup was made for my father George Anthony “Tony” Waller. He was born in 1946. It says “Sterling” on its bottom. The cup is marked with 559 on it. This is a pattern number. It’s also marked with a trio of marks indicating who made it. I can’t figure out […]
Gorham Sterling Silver Child’s Fork
This silver fork from my (Lisa Shea) grandmother’s Jane Warren Waller’s household. It’s a Gorham Sterling Silver Child’s Fork. It’s hallmarked with the Lion Anchor G imprints. It also says Pat 95 Note the tines are slightly bent. These photos of the silver child’s fork are taken by Lisa Shea and copyright to Lisa Shea.