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[Civil War - Cased Images] Sixth Plate Tintypes of African American Soldier and Wife 
3/22/2012 - American History: Online Auction
A sixth plate Union case containing two Civil War-era sixth plate tintypes: one showing an African American soldier standing proudly with his weapon, and one showing an African American woman, presumably his wife.

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[Civil War - Autographs] Major General Nelson A. Miles LS, 1895 
Lot # 71 - [Civil War - Autographs] Major General Nelson A. Miles LS, 1895 
Nelson A. Miles (1839-1925). Manuscript LS as Major General, 1p, Headquarters of the Army / Washington stationery, October 7, 1895, declining an invitation from Dr. C.H. Parkhurst of New York, owing to official duties. Boldly signed Nelson A. Miles. Inlaid to 6" x 9.25". > Item Details
[Civil War - Manuscripts] Brig. General D.B. Birney, 1st Division, 3d Corps, Manuscript General Orders, Plus 
Lot # 91 - [Civil War - Manuscripts] Brig. General D.B. Birney, 1st Division, 3d Corps, Manuscript General Orders, Plus 
Lot of 2, including manuscript and printed versions of General Orders No. 48, dated May 16, 1863 at Headquarters 1st Division 3d Corps. Orders name and congratulate those awarded the division's Kearney Cross for actions at Chancellorsville, May 2-3. Manuscript orders are inked on the fronts of 2pp,... > Item Details
[Autographs and Manuscripts] Smith Thompson DS as Chief Justice of the New York State Supreme Court 
Lot # 323 - [Autographs and Manuscripts] Smith Thompson DS as Chief Justice of the New York State Supreme Court 
Smith Thompson (1768-1843). Secretary of the Navy (1818-23) and U.S. Supreme Court Justice (1823-1843). DS as Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of New York (Attorney-at-Law license), dated January 11, 1816. Framed together with a Counsellor-at-Law license obtained by the same man, Seth B. Robert... > Item Details
[Political Americana - Lincolniana] Two Lincoln Funeral Stereoviews 
Lot # 282 - [Political Americana - Lincolniana] Two Lincoln Funeral Stereoviews 
Lot of 2, including a standard size view of the [] draped in mourning, with a faded or not fully stamped backmark on verso and erroneous pencil inscription identifying the building as the Capitol, plus an oversized view of Lincoln's sarcophagus, with 1883 copyright of John Carroll Power in the right... > Item Details
[Civil War] Rebel Works at Fort Wagner, S.C., Stereoviews 
Lot # 59 - [Civil War] Rebel Works at Fort Wagner, S.C., Stereoviews 
Lot of 3 E.&H.T. Anthony War Views, titled on the verso labels: No. 3490 / Interior of Ft. Wagner, Morris Island, S.C., showing officers' quarters.; No. 3519 / Interior view of Swamp Battery, Morris Island, S.C.(with abbreviatd title inked in lower margin of recto); and No. 3602 / The Original Swamp... > Item Details
[Wild West Shows] S.F. Cody, Inventor of the Famous War Kite Poster 
Lot # 398 - [Wild West Shows] S.F. Cody, Inventor of the Famous War Kite Poster 
Chromolithographed poster featuring a bust portrait of S.F. Cody suspended above a depiction of Cody's Famous War Kite, the base of the kite reads S.F. Cody F.R.M.S./ of Texas. U.S.A./ Inventor of the Famous War Kite. Printed by David Allen & Sons, Belfast and copyrighted lower right. 20 x 3... > Item Details
[Wild West Shows] Buffalo Bill Cabinet Photograph by Van Der Weyde 
Lot # 399 - [Wild West Shows] Buffalo Bill Cabinet Photograph by Van Der Weyde 
Fine cabinet card photograph of Buffalo Bill / (Hon. W.F. Cody), as printed on mount below image, with Van Der Weyde's 182 Regent St. W. imprint on mount and blindstamp in lower right corner of print. With inked inscription on verso: Bought Feby. 3rd. 1888 / New Photo. > Item Details
[Flags and Patriotic Textiles] Sea Flags of the World, 1794 
Lot # 362 - [Flags and Patriotic Textiles] Sea Flags of the World, 1794 
A View of the FLAGGS that are to be found at SEA in all Parts of the WORLD; Containing Upwards of One Hundred more than in another Collection, & carefully Corrected by Several Sea Commanders. Published May 12, 1794 by Laurie & Whittier, London, successors to Robert Sayer. Hand-colored. 22" x 29",... > Item Details
[General Americana] Ledger from Ohio Physician L.C. Herrick, 1870s 
Lot # 332 - [General Americana] Ledger from Ohio Physician L.C. Herrick, 1870s 
Records for a small town doctor 1872-1877. 12mo, leather with gilt edging on boards, spine lettered “Ledger” in gilt, marbled page edges, 4 spine bands; 272pp used, plus 12 index pp in front. L.C. Herrick, M.D., Woodstock, O. on front pastedown. Neatly arranged on debit and credit pages, with index.... > Item Details
[Misc. Photos] George Barker Large Format Photographs of Niagara Falls 
[Civil War - Veterans] 2nd USSS, Berdan's Sharpshooters, ID Tag and Ribbon of George A. Clay, Co. E, 
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A 2nd United Stated Berdan Sharp-Shooters ribbon from a reunion at Toledo in 1908. Accompanied by an ID tag stamped on verso of an 1848 large cent, which we have determined to be a fake. > Item Details
[Aviation] Books on Aerodynamics Previously Owned and Signed by Donald Wills Douglas, Founder of Douglas Aircraft Company 
Lot # 374 - [Aviation] Books on Aerodynamics Previously Owned and Signed by Donald Wills Douglas, Founder of Douglas Aircraft Company 
Donald Wills Douglas, Sr. (1892-1981). Pioneering aircraft industrialist. Lot of 2, including: Langley, S.P. Experiments in Aerodynamics, Smithsonian Contributions to Knowledge #801, 2nd edition. 115pp plus 10 two-page plates. Signed in pencil on FFEP Donald W. Douglas (1907) / Donald W. Douglas ... > Item Details
[Flags and Patriotic Textiles] Unusual Mexican Flag with Eagle, Ca 1890-1920s 
Lot # 156 - [Flags and Patriotic Textiles] Unusual Mexican Flag with Eagle, Ca 1890-1920s 
Ca 1890-1920s, 15" x 31". The eagle at center was most likely done with a copper plate, and the binding, although uneven, done by machine. The flag features a central emblem similar to what has been used since the 1820s, but with a Libertad cap above the eagle's head. > Item Details
[Civil War - Autographs] George Washington Custis Lee Signed Note 
Lot # 80 - [Civil War - Autographs] George Washington Custis Lee Signed Note 
George Washington Custis Lee (1832-1913). Eldest son of Robert E. Lee, who followed a remarkably similar path as his father by graduating from West Point at the top of his class, accepting a commission with the Army Corps of Engineers, serving as a Confederate General in the Civil War, and serving ... > Item Details
[Civil War] Unique Cut-Steel Patriotic Buckle Featuring US Eagle Emblems 
Lot # 120 - [Civil War] Unique Cut-Steel Patriotic Buckle Featuring US Eagle Emblems 
2" x 4" overall. A unique piece using 19th century U.S. Army issue cut-steel emblems fashioned into women's jewelry, possibly for a general's wife. > Item Details
[Early Photo Album] Late 19th through Early 20th Century Photograph Albums 
Lot # 233 - [Early Photo Album] Late 19th through Early 20th Century Photograph Albums 
Lot of 4 albums, including: An album of 98 3.25" photographs of Upstate New York and New England, mostly inns, homes, and scenery; A 5" x 6.5" album containing 59 photographs, many identified in ink, dated 1917-1924, including several candid views of a U.S. Army sergeant, trips to Wyoming, San Diego... > Item Details
[Western Photography] F. Jay Haynes Photograph, East Entrance to Golden Gate 
[Civil War - Cased Images] Civil War Sixth Plate Tintype of Soldier Armed with Colt Revolver 
Lot # 25 - [Civil War - Cased Images] Civil War Sixth Plate Tintype of Soldier Armed with Colt Revolver 
A sixth plate tintype of a young soldier displaying a Colt revolver. Housed in a patriotic Union case under a Constitution and Union mat. > Item Details
[CDVs] Albumen Portraits & Landscapes from The Philadelphia Photographer 
Lot # 228 - [CDVs] Albumen Portraits & Landscapes from The Philadelphia Photographer 
Lot of 27, including 26 albumen photographs produced by prominent photographers from the 1870s, plus one American Year Book receipt for 1872 & 1873 from the Office Photographer's Friend, Baltimore, MD, for Mr. A.J. Webster of Michigan. The lot features portraits, portrait studies, and landscape phot... > Item Details
[Civil War] Barracks, National Asylum for D.V.S. Stereoview 
Lot # 61 - [Civil War] Barracks, National Asylum for D.V.S. Stereoview 
A view on a yellow mount lacking any publisher's information, titled Barracks, National Asylum For D.V.S. on a printed paper label applied to verso. > Item Details
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