Lot 19    

LOT OF TINTYPES AND CABINET CARDS, INCLUDING POST MORTEM
2002 Historic Americana. May 4.
Lot of 9, including 2 tintypes, one with a gentleman wearing his Sunday best, holding a pistol across his chest. PLUS a postmortem cdv with Blosser backmark. PLUS 6 cabinet cards, 3 identified as Jane Mitchell, Charlie Greg, and Grace Wilson. Backmarks of Lingo (2) (Uniontown, PA); Winkler (St. Louis, MO), Porter (Connelsville, PA) and Emerson (Keokuk, IA). Most show minor foxing, post mortem light.
Est $100 - $150
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JAPANESE AMBROTYPE, TWO YOUNG MEN
Lot # 7 - JAPANESE AMBROTYPE, TWO YOUNG MEN
Great sixth plate in complete wooden case, identified in Japanese characters as "Meiji 18, Inoue age 28 and Imai age 27. > Item Details
HENRY CLAY CAMPAIGN RIBBON
Lot # 52 - HENRY CLAY CAMPAIGN RIBBON
"Henry Clay, The People's Choice" campaign ribbon. A larger piece than usually seen specimen, 3 x 7.5" on very light green silk, a few minor dampstains and horizontal crease at middle, trimmed slightly at the top, a classic design. Sullivan/Fischer #HC-48. > Item Details
GREAT GROUP OF ILLINOIS CDVS
Lot # 22 - GREAT GROUP OF ILLINOIS CDVS
Lot of 3, one by Crowder and two by Duboce, both of Springfield. One a "trick" image of the same gent; one a poignant portrait of father and daughter; one of a fiddler. > Item Details
RARE GAR REPRESENTATIVE BADGE-LOS ANGELES
Lot # 449 - RARE GAR REPRESENTATIVE BADGE-LOS ANGELES
Issued to Delegates to the 46th encampment, held in Los Angeles, 1912. Brass, bronze, and white metal, features the bear of California in silvered metal and a hanger portrait of Grant, 5.75" total length. Rarely encounter these. In original printed paste-board box. > Item Details
Cabinet Card of Ute Squaw and  Papoose by Savage
Lot # 605 - Cabinet Card of Ute Squaw and Papoose by Savage
Albumen cabinet photograph by Charles R. Savage of Salt Lake. Titled in negative "Indian Cradle Ute Tribe," and with inked inscription on verso "Chief Wooly Head's Wife and Child." > Item Details
MUSCLE SHOALS DAM PHOTOS AND EPHEMERA
Lot # 32 - MUSCLE SHOALS DAM PHOTOS AND EPHEMERA
39.silver gelatin photographs, 8 x 10", of the construction of Wilson Dam, Muscle Shoals, AL. Also included are USGS topographic map (1916 version) of dam area (Muscle Shoals Quad), several pages from "The Dam Dealy News" from 1927 and 1928, plus Christmas greetings from the dam for the above years,... > Item Details
HORATIO SEYMOUR FERRO STICK PIN
Lot # 128 - HORATIO SEYMOUR FERRO STICK PIN
Ferro .75" stickpin in brass shell with red enamel surrounding portrait. > Item Details
Map Case and Civil War Maps of Capt. W.H. Mickle, 134th New York
Lot # 359 - Map Case and Civil War Maps of Capt. W.H. Mickle, 134th New York
Oil cloth case, 10 x 5.75" with string-tie flap containing two maps, one a 7.25 x 4.25" undated pencilled map on ruled paper showing the area between Resaca and Calhoun, GA, including rebel works, the railroad line, main roads and the heights outside Resaca. Undoubtedly Mickles sketch map of the en... > Item Details
Rare Autograph Book of Confederate Prisoner's At Johnson's Island, Ohio
Lot # 414 - Rare Autograph Book of Confederate Prisoner's At Johnson's Island, Ohio
Quarto (8 x 5.5) book, in pebbled calf, with gilt imprint "Autographs" on cover, autographed on a free end paper "To Miss Laura H. Doane From a Friend. "Military Prison", Johnsons Island, Feb 24th/64", 62pp. An extraordinary album, apparently compiled by a Confederate internee at this island priso... > Item Details
THREE CANES FROM THE GRAND OLD PARTY
Lot # 283 - THREE CANES FROM THE GRAND OLD PARTY
Lot of 3. Includes white metal figural cane with Grover Cleveland. Gusset band below collar area, nickel and steel ferrule, overall 33.5". Also, B. Harrison on hardwood shaft with eyelet. Some damage to collar area of cane head, overall 37". AND Republican elephant on reddish bamboo shaft, overall 3... > Item Details
CURRIER AND IVES OF CHARLES SUMNER
Lot # 187 - CURRIER AND IVES OF CHARLES SUMNER
Lithograph print published by Currier & Ives, NY, 1874, entitled "The Death of Charles Sumner, at Washington, D.C. March 11th, 1874. Aged 63 years, 2 months, and 5 days." Below is a quote, "Do Not let the Civil Rights Bill Fail." Approx. 10 x 14", framed under glass. Some margin tears and damp stain... > Item Details
LEVI MORTON CAMPAIGN PENNANT
Lot # 207 - LEVI MORTON CAMPAIGN PENNANT
Muslin, 16 x 22.5" with blue starred border and black inked portrait. > Item Details
Autographs of Civil War Heroes
Lot # 418 - Autographs of Civil War Heroes
Lot of 2. Includes TLS, 1p, New York, Sept 27, 1899 invitation of W.H. Mickle, written on the stationary of the reception committee to Honor Admiral George Dewey. Boldly signed by Howard. Includes the original transmittal envelope, and two printed circulars outlining Mickle's duties. With a patr... > Item Details
RARE BOXING TICKET FOR WILLARD-DEMPSEY FIGHT
Lot # 554 - RARE BOXING TICKET FOR WILLARD-DEMPSEY FIGHT
Ticket, c. 2.5 x 5", to "Boxing Exhibition - 12 Rounds / Under the auspices of the Toledo Athletic Club, Toledo, Ohio / Willard--Dempsey / July 4th, 1919 / Inner Circle / Admit One / Westside Entrance / War Tax Included." Red print under center part, "$40.00." Verso has engraved design with eagle ... > Item Details
Hand-colored Currier & Ives of 54th MA. (Colored) Regmt.
Lot # 388 - Hand-colored Currier & Ives of 54th MA. (Colored) Regmt.
Hand-colored lithograph entitled "The Gallant Charge of the fifty Fourth Massachusetts (Colored) Regiment. On the Rebel Works at Fort Wagner; Morris Island near Charlestosn, July 18th, 1863, and death of Colonel Robt. G. Shaw." Framed and matted under glass, 9 x 12" visible. Light toning, 1 possible... > Item Details
CDV OF BVT. BRIG. GEN. WM. G. LE DUC
Lot # 328 - CDV OF BVT. BRIG. GEN. WM. G. LE DUC
Unpublished view by noted artist “R.M. Linn, Point Lookout.” Identification in ink on verso with Lt. Colonel LeDuc’s title of “Chief QM 20th A.C.” Little known LeDuc held a series of key administrative positions during his service including Chief Quarter Master of the 11th Corps and later the 20th... > Item Details
SCARCE ANTI-BRITISH LITHOGRAPH FROM NEW YORK
Lot # 475 - SCARCE ANTI-BRITISH LITHOGRAPH FROM NEW YORK
Hand-colored lithograph depicting British "evils" in the first third of the 19th century, including the burning of the Caroline by Canadian rebels (under Royal Navy command) in U.S. waters. This incident fueled anti-British feelings in the (still disputed) northeast for years. Published by H.R. Robi... > Item Details
SCARCE POLITICAL CAMPAIGN REFERENCE BOOK
Lot # 287 - SCARCE POLITICAL CAMPAIGN REFERENCE BOOK
H.E. Collins. "Threads of History. American Recorded on Cloth. 1775 to the Present." Smithsonian Press. 1979. Folio, with original dust jacket. An exceptionally scarce book. > Item Details
Photograph of Standing Buffalo by C.M. Bell
Lot # 592 - Photograph of Standing Buffalo by C.M. Bell
Albumen photograph, 5 x 7.5" mounted on larger board of this Ponca chief. Not signed, but attributed to Bell on the basis of studio props. Bell was a long-time Washington photographer who captured images of visiting Americana Indian delegation members (see Fleming and Richardson, 1988). Purchased ... > Item Details
JOHN C. FREMONT CAMPAIGN RIBBON AND COVERS
Lot # 80 - JOHN C. FREMONT CAMPAIGN RIBBON AND COVERS
An example of Sullivan/Fischer #JCF-36, black on white, one small stain at right edge; together with two fine patriotic covers. > Item Details
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