Lot 390    

Charles Darwin Print Accompanied by Clipped Signature
6/21/2012 - American History, Including the Civil War
Charles Darwin (1809-1882).  English naturalist, presented the theory of evolution in On the Origin of Species (1859).  Lot of 2, including clipped signature Ch. Darwin below an indecipherable note in Darwin's hand, 1.75 x 4.5 in., framed with a Darwin print by Robert M. Lindsay, Philadelphia, copyright January 1890, 23.75 x 27.75 in. overall. Plus a print of Darwin in his younger years, pencil signed by engraver G. Kruell, framed to 15.75 x 18.5 in.

Condition:  
Very good.
Sold: $1,527.50
Price includes
Buyer's Premium
      Ask a Question

All Images

don't miss

an opportunity to bid. You can't win if you're not in.

sign up to bid

what's it worth?

ask the experts

sell your item

start selling
George Custer Photograph by D.F. Barry
Lot # 239 - George Custer Photograph by D.F. Barry
Silver gelatin photograph of Custer, 8 x 10 in., mounted in cardstock with closing cover, 10.75 x 16 in., photograph and mount include Barry's blindstamp, plus cardstock folder's verso features printed paper stamp advertising Barry's Superior, Wisconsin studio. Photograph copied from the... > Item Details
36-Star American Flag From Annin & Co., New York
Lot # 76 - 36-Star American Flag From Annin & Co., New York
Worsted wool, 27 x 48 in., with 36 hand-sewn, single-appliqued, cotton stars configured in 6/6/6/6/6/6 horizontal rows on canton. The fly consists of 13 hand-sewn stripes. The hoist is linen and is stamped along top edge Annin & Co. N.Y. / 4, with two metal grommets. Annin & Co. of New York City beg... > Item Details
Lieutenant Alonzo Brooks, 95th Illinois, Civil War Albumen Photograph
Lot # 51 - Lieutenant Alonzo Brooks, 95th Illinois, Civil War Albumen Photograph
7.25 x 5.25 in. oval albumen on a larger mount, housed in a period wood and gesso frame with gilt border. Alonzo Brooks, of Boone, Illinois, enlisted as a 2nd lieutenant on September 24, 1862, and was commissioned into Co. K, 95th Illinois Infantry. Assigned to the Army of the Tennessee, the regimen... > Item Details
Colonel Elmer Ellsworth & His Avenger, Francis Brownell, CDVs
Lot # 31 - Colonel Elmer Ellsworth & His Avenger, Francis Brownell, CDVs
Lot of 2 cdvs, including an anonymous print of Elmer Ellsworth's portrait and signature, and a full length portrait of Francis Brownell, published by Anthony from an 1862 Brady negative. Elmer E. Ellsworth (1837-1861), of course, was the Lincoln campaign aide who became the first conspicuous casua... > Item Details
Robert Linn with his Stereoview Camera, Lookout Mountain, Civil War Photograph by I.H. Bonsall
Lot # 42 - Robert Linn with his Stereoview Camera, Lookout Mountain, Civil War Photograph by I.H. Bonsall
Albumen photograph depicting photographer Robert "Royan" Linn posed with his assistants and his stereoview camera on Lookout Mountain, Tennessee, ca 1863, 8.5 x 10.75 in., on 15 x 18 in. mount, featuring ink borders and calligraphy title: Point Lookout, Lookout Mt. / Tennessee River in the... > Item Details
Remarkable Collection of Hand-Colored, Civil War Magic Lantern Slides
Lot # 43 - Remarkable Collection of Hand-Colored, Civil War Magic Lantern Slides
A collection of approx. 170 beautifully hand-colored Civil War magic lantern slides made from paper photographs and stereoviews originally produced by popular Civil War-era photographers including Mathew Brady, Alexander Gardner, Timothy O’Sullivan, A.J. Russell, and George Barnard. The majori... > Item Details
Buffalo Bill Signed Lithograph
Lot # 294 - Buffalo Bill Signed Lithograph
Cody, William F. "Buffalo Bill" (1842-1917). Signed in purple ink With the compliments of / W.F. Cody / "Buffalo Bill" / 1892; 15 x 11 in. > Item Details
William Notman Photograph of a Blackfoot Brave
Lot # 210 - William Notman Photograph of a Blackfoot Brave
Albumen photograph titled in negative lower left 2160 Blackfoot Brave and Pony, lacking studio imprint but taken by William Notman of Montreal, with light hand coloring, 7.5 x 9.5 in., on cream-colored mount, 9.5 x 11.5 in. An exceptional image of a Blackfoot brave, posed in front of his tipi, holdi... > Item Details
Robert E. Lee ALS, 1835
Lot # 342 - Robert E. Lee ALS, 1835
Robert E. Lee (1807-1870). 3pp ALS with military content, dated February 18, 1835, at Washington, addressed to My Glorious Jack (Jack Mackay, Lee's West Point roommate and one of his closest friends).  Holding the rank of second lieutenant at the time of writing, Lee was serving as an as... > Item Details
[NEWSPAPER] <i>Albany Journal</i>, with Poster Announcing 1856 Republican Victories
Lot # 159 - [NEWSPAPER] Albany Journal, with Poster Announcing 1856 Republican Victories
Albany Journal, Albany, NY, dated Nov. 5, 1856, 21 x 28 in. Full inside page features 21 x 28 in. poster-like display of the results of the 1856 election in New York State, announcing: New-York is Redeemed! / Republican State Ticket Elected, with an American Eagle at center. Although the newly-forme... > Item Details
Attack on the Overland Stage Budweiser Chromolithograph
Lot # 282 - Attack on the Overland Stage Budweiser Chromolithograph
Vibrant 20th century advertising lithograph after the painting Attack on the Overland Stage produced by O.E. Berninghaus ca 1860, 23.75 x 36.75 in. (sight), housed in original wooden frame with ?metal plaque attached, which reads: Attack on the Overland Stage / Presented by Anheuser-Busch, Inc. St. ... > Item Details
Chief Good Horse & Wife Photograph by D.F. Barry
Lot # 177 - Chief Good Horse & Wife Photograph by D.F. Barry
Silver gelatin photograph of War Chief Good Horse and his wife, 6 x 8 in. (sight), mounted in cardstock with closing cover, 9.75 x 11 in., photograph and mount include Barry's blindstamp, plus cardstock folder's verso features printed paper stamp advertising Barry's Superior, Wisconsin s... > Item Details
Confederate Bandsman, <i>Charleston Grays</i>, Paper Mounted Tintype
Lot # 39 - Confederate Bandsman, Charleston Grays, Paper Mounted Tintype
CDV-sized tintype of a musician identified in pencil as Lt. Morris,  posed with a massive over-the-shoulder saxhorn carried by early war regimental bands. The youthful bandsman wears a light colored eight-button frock coat with darker tape trim around the upper and lower collar, decorative shou... > Item Details
Chiefs Stinking Bear, Hollow Wood, & Crazy Bear Photograph by Northwestern Photographic Co.
Lot # 192 - Chiefs Stinking Bear, Hollow Wood, & Crazy Bear Photograph by Northwestern Photographic Co.
Albumen photograph copyrighted and identified in the negative as Chief Stinking Bear / Chief Hollow Wood / Chief Crazy Bear, with backmark of Northwestern Photographic Co., Chadron, Neb., which acquired the negatives from George Trager. > Item Details
Union General Joshua Chamberlain Document Signed as Governor of Maine
Lot # 319 - Union General Joshua Chamberlain Document Signed as Governor of Maine
Joshua Chamberlain (1828-1914). College professor from Maine who volunteered his services and became a Medal of Honor-winning Brevet Major General, and later a four-time Governor of Maine and president of Bowdoin College. DS as Governor of Maine, a state volunteer service testimonial to Nelson Howar... > Item Details
Lynching Scene of Four African Americans, Russellville, KY 1908
Lot # 95 - Lynching Scene of Four African Americans, Russellville, KY 1908
Silver gelatin photograph depicting the lynching of four African American men in Russellville, KY, 5.25 x 7.25 in. The photograph is accompanied by the publication: Coffman, Edward. The Story of Russellville: A Short History of the Town of Russellville, Logan County, Ky. The News-Democrat Print, 193... > Item Details
New York City Draft Riots, Civil War Broadside
Lot # 55 - New York City Draft Riots, Civil War Broadside
A rare, printed broadside urging New Yorkers to not riot, stating in part: To the Laboring Men of New York...Stop and Think!...Stand by the Law!...For when the law is broken and property destroyed, and lives lost, we all suffer more or less by the injury...Stand by the Union, the... > Item Details
Letters Between the Sturges Brothers, Most Antebellum, Including J.R. Sturges, 3rd GA Infantry, KIA
Lot # 362 - Letters Between the Sturges Brothers, Most Antebellum, Including J.R. Sturges, 3rd GA Infantry, KIA
These 58 letters encompass a "snapshot" of antebellum life in the South. Samuel Sturges (1774-1831) was born in Fairfield Co., CT. He arrived in Georgia shortly after the Revolutionary war, although the exact date is uncertain. They were in Georgia by 1801 and in Waynesborough (now Wayn... > Item Details
Alexander Gardner Photograph of Lone Wolf, <i>Tchan-Gm-Ani-To-I-Sh-Na-Lah</i>
Lot # 168 - Alexander Gardner Photograph of Lone Wolf, Tchan-Gm-Ani-To-I-Sh-Na-Lah
Albumen print, 4 x 5.25 in., tipped on ornately scrolled Blackmore Museum mount, 7.75 x 10.25 in., ca 1870. Handsome portrait of Lone Wolf wearing large silver cross, two hair feathers, and dentallium earrings. Gardner's Washington, D.C. studio imprint recto along with Photographed by Trustees o... > Item Details
J.N. Choate Cabinet Cards of American Indian Chiefs
Lot # 190 - J.N. Choate Cabinet Cards of American Indian Chiefs
Lot of 3 cabinet photographs, each with J.N. Choate's Carlisle, PA backmark, including the following studio portraits: Ouray and Wife Chipeta / Utes, as identified on mount below image; Son of the Star with Sioux scalp on a pole which he himself took, as identified on verso; and Poor Wolf From F... > Item Details
ITEMS 1-20 of 20
SKIP TO PAGE: