A Historic Journey Through The Walt Disney Studios and Disneyland

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Van Eaton Galleries is proud to present A Historic Journey Through the Walt Disney Studios and Disneyland, our latest exhibition and auction of over 900 Disney artifacts. The collection includes many one-of-a-kind and exceptionally rare items from the history of both the Disney Studio and Disney Parks. Highlights of the Walt Disney Studios include an original production background from the Oswald the Lucky Rabbit cartoon "Ozzy of the Mounted," the original artwork for a 1932 Mickey Mouse comic strip, a Gustaf Tenggren layout drawing for Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, an original Walt Disney Studios animator's desk, original Mary Blair concept paintings, rare animator's maquettes, Walt Disney autographs, and much more.

Highlights from the Disney Parks include a large entrance "Welcome" sign from Disneyland, a wooden sign from a Jungle Cruise boat, silkscreened attraction posters, an original Pirates of the Caribbean concept painting by Marc Davis, an original Sleeping Beauty Castle concept by Eyvind Earle, an original It's a Small World concept by Mary Blair, pre-opening Tomorrowland concept drawings by Herb Ryman, and much more.

Ahead of the May 14-15 auction weekend, we hope you will stop in to see the curated exhibit of these rare Disney artifacts between April 18th and May 11th. More information to come.
All items are sold as is. Contact Van Eaton Galleries for condition reports and shipping information. 21% Buyer's Premium for all lots.
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Baboon Big Game Safari Shooting Gallery Target.584 - Baboon Big Game Safari Shooting Gallery Target.
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(Disneyland, c.1962-82) An original metal target from the Big Game Safari Shooting Gallery in Adventureland. The baboon-shaped target measures 7.5&q...
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Big Cat Big Game Safari Shooting Gallery Target.585 - Big Cat Big Game Safari Shooting Gallery Target.
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(Disneyland, c.1962-82) An original metal target from the Big Game Safari Shooting Gallery in Adventureland. The large cat-shaped target measures 5....
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Jungle Cruise Native Talisman Prop Framed Display.586 - Jungle Cruise Native Talisman Prop Framed Display.
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(Disneyland, c.1990s) A Park-used native talisman prop from the Jungle Cruise. Part of the attraction's exotic theming, props like these once ad...
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Swiss Family Treehouse Framed Prop & Concept Print.587 - Swiss Family Treehouse Framed Prop & Concept Print.
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(Disneyland, c.1990s) A limited edition Swiss Family Treehouse concept print and leaf prop, released through the Disney Gallery. The print is hand-num
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Indiana Jones Adventures Imagineering Proposal.588 - Indiana Jones Adventures Imagineering Proposal.
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(Disneyland, 1991) A Walt Disney Imagineering concept development report on "The Indiana Jones Adventures" at Disneyland. The 10-page repo...
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Indiana Jones Mine Car Escape Script.589 - Indiana Jones Mine Car Escape Script.
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(Disneyland, 1991) A working draft of the Indiana Jones Mine Car Escape attraction script. Originally designed as a central feature of the proposed ...
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"Indiana Jones… Excavation" by Chuck Ballew Signed.590 - "Indiana Jones… Excavation" by Chuck Ballew Signed.
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(Disneyland, 1993) An Indiana Jones Temple of the Forbidden Eye Excavation Site concept print by Walt Disney Imagineering Show Set Designer Chuck Ball
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Indiana Jones Adventure Queue Number Mold.591 - Indiana Jones Adventure Queue Number Mold.
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(Disneyland, 1995) A mold created for the original line queue numbers from Indiana Jones Adventure: Temple of the Forbidden Eye at Disneyland. The att
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Indiana Jones Souvenir Fedora and Dog Tag.592 - Indiana Jones Souvenir Fedora and Dog Tag.
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(Disneyland, 1995) An Indiana Jones fedora hat and dog tag; opening day press giveaways from the Indiana Jones Adventure attraction at Disneyland. Ind
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Indiana Jones Adventure Guest Magnetic Sign.593 - Indiana Jones Adventure Guest Magnetic Sign.
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(Disneyland, c.1995) A large magnetic sign created for the opening VIP events for Indiana Jones Adventure. Resembling a giant Disneyland Name Badge, t
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Indiana Jones Forbidden Eye 10th Anniversary Figurine.594 - Indiana Jones Forbidden Eye 10th Anniversary Figurine.
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(Disneyland, 2005) An Indiana Jones Temple of the Forbidden Eye figurine offered during the 10th anniversary of the attraction. Mickey Mouse, Goofy, a
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The Golden Horseshoe Hanging Directional Sign.595 - The Golden Horseshoe Hanging Directional Sign.
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(Disneyland, c.1980s-90s) A Park-used hanging sign displayed at the major junction of Frontierland. Stationed where Orleans Street once met with Front
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Mark Twain Steamboat Hanging Directional Sign.596 - Mark Twain Steamboat Hanging Directional Sign.
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(Disneyland, c.1980s-90s) A Park-used hanging sign displayed at the major junction of Frontierland. Stationed where Orleans Street once met with Front
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Frontierland Shootin' Arcade Hanging Directional Sign.597 - Frontierland Shootin' Arcade Hanging Directional Sign.
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(Disneyland, c.1980s-90s) A Park-used hanging sign displayed at the major junction of Frontierland. Stationed where Orleans Street once met with Front
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Rivers of America Hanging Directional Sign.598 - Rivers of America Hanging Directional Sign.
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(Disneyland, c.1980s-90s) A Park-used hanging sign displayed at the major junction of Frontierland. Stationed where Orleans Street once met with Front
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Frontierland Waterfront Elevation Herb Ryman Concept.599 - Frontierland Waterfront Elevation Herb Ryman Concept.
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(Disneyland, c.1954) A pre-opening hand-drawn concept of the early planned waterfront buildings of Frontierland, created by Imagineer Herb Ryman. Ryma
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Disneyland & MacGlashan Brochure Art by Dan Martinez.600 - Disneyland & MacGlashan Brochure Art by Dan Martinez.
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(Disneyland, 1976) A framed piece of original art produced for the cover of a MacGlashan Enterprises brochure featuring the Frontierland Shooting Gall
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Frontierland Shooting Gallery Moose Target.601 - Frontierland Shooting Gallery Moose Target.
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(Disneyland, c.1962-82) A moose-shaped target from the Frontierland Shooting Gallery. The metallic target measures 6" tall and 5.25" long....
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Walt Disney Testing Indian War Canoe Display Photo.602 - Walt Disney Testing Indian War Canoe Display Photo.
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(Disneyland, c.2010s) A photo of Walt Disney and senior staff members testing an Indian War Canoe a month before opening. The photo was likely made fo
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Frontierland Concept Art Print.603 - Frontierland Concept Art Print.
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(Disneyland, c.1990s) A concept art print depicting Imagineer Herb Ryman's Frontierland Waterfront concept. The concept includes several feature...
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Disneyland Hotel Golden Horseshoe Concept Art Print.604 - Disneyland Hotel Golden Horseshoe Concept Art Print.
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(Disneyland Hotel, c.2000s) A Disneyland Hotel framed concept art print of Sam McKim's envisioning of Slue-Foot Sue's Golden Horseshoe Saloo...
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Disneyland River Belle Terrace Menu.605 - Disneyland River Belle Terrace Menu.
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(Disneyland, c.1999) A River Belle Terrace restaurant menu. The two-sided menu features breakfast, lunch, and dinner options in English on one side, a
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River Belle Terrace Mirror Transom Prop.606 - River Belle Terrace Mirror Transom Prop.
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(Disneyland, c.2000s) An original mirror transom prop that once decorated the River Belle Terrace restaurant in Frontierland. Composed of metal and gl
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River Belle Terrace Prop Can.607 - River Belle Terrace Prop Can.
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(Disneyland, c.1970s-80s) A prop can that once decorated the River Belle Terrace restaurant. The color xeroxed label features imagery of a serving of
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Frontierland Attraction Poster.608 - Frontierland Attraction Poster.
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(Disneyland, 1955) A hand-silkscreened attraction poster for Frontierland. Designed by Bjorn Aronson, the poster's lively layout prominently fea...
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Sailing Ship Columbia Attraction Poster.609 - Sailing Ship Columbia Attraction Poster.
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(Disneyland, 1958) A hand-silkscreened attraction poster for the Sailing Ship Columbia. Designer Bjorn Aronson's bold imagery captures the sense...
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The Golden Horseshoe Revue One Sheet Poster.610 - The Golden Horseshoe Revue One Sheet Poster.
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(Disneyland, 1964) A theatrical release one sheet poster for The Golden Horseshoe Revue. The televised musical revue starring Wally Boag, Betty Taylor
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Mark Twain Captain Cast Member Hat Badge.611 - Mark Twain Captain Cast Member Hat Badge.
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(Disneyland, c.1980s) A very rare badge worn by Cast Members piloting the Mark Twain Riverboat at Disneyland. This metal badge features the designatio
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Mark Twain 1st Mate Cast Member Hat Badge.612 - Mark Twain 1st Mate Cast Member Hat Badge.
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(Disneyland, c.1980s) A badge worn by Cast Members assisting guests aboard the Mark Twain Riverboat at Disneyland. This metal badge features the desig
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Walt Disney Signed Mark Twain Postcard Display.613 - Walt Disney Signed Mark Twain Postcard Display.
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(Disneyland, c.1950-60s) A Walt Disney autographed Mark Twain Steamboat postcard presented in a beautiful display. Walt was known to sign postcards, g
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Disneyland S.S. Mark Twain Pilot's Certificate.614 - Disneyland S.S. Mark Twain Pilot's Certificate.
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(Disneyland, c.1950s) A very early S.S. Mark Twain Pilot's Certificate. The document assures that the holder of the certificate "is a suita...
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Mark Twain Christmas Riverboat Ride Sign.615 - Mark Twain Christmas Riverboat Ride Sign.
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(Disneyland, 2000s) A Christmas Riverboat Ride sign displayed during a holiday-themed overlay of "the queen of the river." The decks of th...
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Mark Twain Riverboat Ashtray by Eleanor Welborn.616 - Mark Twain Riverboat Ashtray by Eleanor Welborn.
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(Disneyland, 1955) A souvenir ashtray depicting Frontierland's Mark Twain Riverboat. The four-toned vignette with gold leaf lettering is centere...
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Mine Train Imagineering Research Documents.617 - Mine Train Imagineering Research Documents.
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(Disneyland, c.1970-80) A rare Imagineering research document pertaining to the Mine Train Through Nature's Wonderland. The more than 80-page sp...
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Casa Mexicana Menu.618 - Casa Mexicana Menu.
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(Disneyland, 1990) A menu from the Casa de Mexicana at Disneyland. Casa de Mexicana was hosted by Lawry's Foods, beginning in 1982. This one-sid...
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Signed Fiesta Mexicana Charles Boyer Print.619 - Signed Fiesta Mexicana Charles Boyer Print.
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(Disneyland, c.1985) A beautiful "Fiesta Mexicana" lithographic print signed by its artist Charles Boyer as well as voice actor Bill Farme...
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Sailing Ship Columbia Disney Gallery Attraction Poster.620 - Sailing Ship Columbia Disney Gallery Attraction Poster.
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(Disneyland, c.1990s) A Sailing Ship Columbia attraction poster reproduction from The Disney Gallery featuring the original design by Imagineer Bjorn
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Frontierland 50th Anniversary Figure by Larry Nikolai.621 - Frontierland 50th Anniversary Figure by Larry Nikolai.
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(Disneyland, 2005) A commemorative figure created by Imagineer Larry Nikolai for Disneyland's 50th anniversary. The fourth in a series of land-t...
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Pair of Big Al & Henry Country Bear Ceramic Figures.622 - Pair of Big Al & Henry Country Bear Ceramic Figures.
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(Disneyland, 1970s) A pair of Country Bear hand-painted ceramic figures of Henry and Big Al. Each souvenir figure captures the likeness of a memorable
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Country Bear Jamboree Attraction Poster.623 - Country Bear Jamboree Attraction Poster.
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(Disneyland, 1972) An original lithographic poster advertising the Country Bear Jamboree attraction. This rare version of the attraction poster promot
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Big Thunder Night at Disneyland WED & MAPO Poster.624 - Big Thunder Night at Disneyland WED & MAPO Poster.
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(Disneyland, 1979) A Big Thunder Night at Disneyland poster. The poster advertised the celebratory event held for WED and MAPO staff "prospecto...
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Splash Mountain Temporary Exhibit Sign.625 - Splash Mountain Temporary Exhibit Sign.
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(Disneyland, 2010s) A Splash Mountain rehabilitation sign divulging some of the history of the popular Critter Country attraction. This rare museum pi
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Splash Mountain Imagineering Color Guide Fish Prop.626 - Splash Mountain Imagineering Color Guide Fish Prop.
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(Tokyo Disneyland, c.1990s) A hand-painted fish prop used as a color sample by Disney Imagineers for use in Splash Mountain at Tokyo Disneyland. An ea
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Splash Mountain Signed Print by Charles Boyer.627 - Splash Mountain Signed Print by Charles Boyer.
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(Disneyland, 1989) A limited edition signed lithographic print by Charles Boyer, created to commemorate the opening of Splash Mountain at Disneyland.
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Pair of Splash Mountain Single Rider Passes.628 - Pair of Splash Mountain Single Rider Passes.
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(Disneyland, c.1990s-2000s) A pair of Splash Mountain Single Rider passes. Before the Fast Pass system, Splash Mountain Single Rider passes enabled Di
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Winnie the Pooh Hand-Painted Attraction Sign.629 - Winnie the Pooh Hand-Painted Attraction Sign.
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(Disneyland, 2000s) A very large hand-painted wooden sign used within The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh at Disneyland. During the opening years o
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Disneyland Hotel New Orleans Square Concept Art Print.630 - Disneyland Hotel New Orleans Square Concept Art Print.
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(Disneyland Hotel, c.2000s) A framed print of Imagineer Herb Ryman's concept art for New Orleans Square in Disneyland. Artwork from the history ...
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Disneyland New Orleans Square Decorative Towel.631 - Disneyland New Orleans Square Decorative Towel.
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(Disneyland, c.1960s) A Disneyland New Orleans Square Decorative Towel. The canvas kitchen linen twice depicts New Orleans Square in stylized minimali
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5th Annual Dixieland at Disneyland Souvenir Program.632 - 5th Annual Dixieland at Disneyland Souvenir Program.
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(Disneyland, 1964) A Souvenir Program commemorating the 5th Annual Dixieland at Disneyland event held September 25-26, 1964, at "Disneyland Aft...
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New Orleans Square Souvenir Trivet.633 - New Orleans Square Souvenir Trivet.
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(Disneyland, c.1960s) A decorative cast iron and tile trivet featuring four-color imagery of New Orleans Square at Disneyland. Depicted are evocative
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