Lot 16    

Whole Plate Tintype of Cincinnati, Ohio Drugstore
2002 Historic Americana. May 4.
A super image of the exterior of the drugstore of Brandriff and Hedges in Cincinnati, Ohio. Great trade signs visible, including an apothecary mortar and pestle (two men peer out of a window on either side), many street-level advertisements in front, the windows filled with oil lamps.

Condition:  
Four nail holes in plate crnrs, "1884" writtin in ink on plate in lower right, two areas of emulsion loss across third floor windows. Still great!
Est $500 - $700
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UNPUBLISHED PHOTOGRAPH OF TAD LINCOLN
Lot # 89 - UNPUBLISHED PHOTOGRAPH OF TAD LINCOLN
UNPUBLISHED CDV OF TAD LINCOLN (?) Cdv with imprint of H. Manger’s Gallery, Philadelphia, showing well dressed gentleman with a boy we believe to be Tad Lincoln on his knee. An old penciled notation on verso reads: “Oct 16th, 1863. Mrs. Pomeroy Gave Me Mr. Sweeney and Teddy (sic) Lincoln.” We h... > Item Details
FRANKLIN PIERCE PIPE
Lot # 84 - FRANKLIN PIERCE PIPE
Made of glazed red clay, this pipe is in the form of a head. On either side of the stem are raised letters "President Frank Pierce." (1853-1857) Pierce material is scarce, especially 3-D items. > Item Details
HAND-TINTED LITHOGRAPH OF CIVIL WAR DRUMMER BOY
Lot # 390 - HAND-TINTED LITHOGRAPH OF CIVIL WAR DRUMMER BOY
Hand-colored lithograph entitled "The Last Call," from Bufford's Print Publishing House, Boston. The print shows a bomb about to explode at the feet of a drummer while a battle rages in the background. Framed under glass, 10 x 14" visible, scattered soiling and foxing, but overall in very good condi... > Item Details
CDV OF LT. CHARLES AHREETS, 134TH NY (KIA SAVANNAH)
Lot # 335 - CDV OF LT. CHARLES AHREETS, 134TH NY (KIA SAVANNAH)
No bm. Penned on verso is a marvelous inscription in the hand of his friend William Mickle that reads, “The late lamented Lieut. C.A. Ahreets 134th NYV & AAG 20th A.C. Killed before Savannah, Ga. Dec. 13th 1864. An amiable citizen in life at death (a) hero! Rest in Peace (in Latin). How sweet h... > 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
HARRISON-MORTON CAMPAIGN BANDANNA
Lot # 204 - HARRISON-MORTON CAMPAIGN BANDANNA
This red, white and blue Harrison-Morton bandanna is 19.5" square. Great graphics with eagle, shield, and US flags, "Tippecanoe and Morton Too. Protection Home Industries." Bright colors with some minor aging around perimeter. > Item Details
Scarce Phelps Printing of Declaration of Independence
Lot # 34 - Scarce Phelps Printing of Declaration of Independence
A rare lithograph of the Declaration of Independence with tributes to Lafayette and Washington in the lower corners and images representing the original 13 states surrounding the text. 22 x 30", publ. by Humphrey Phelps, NY, 1845. Short margin tears, edge scuffing on long sides from being rolled, l... > Item Details
A.J. Russell Salt Print of Civil War Locomotive
Lot # 402 - A.J. Russell Salt Print of Civil War Locomotive
A.J. Russell (1830-1902). Salted paper photograph, 16.25 x 12 mounted on larger, thin paper board. A portrait of the J.H. Devereaux, probably taken at the Alexandria, Virginia yards of the USMMR. Devereux was superintendent of the Military Rail Roads, and a fine portrait of him on the pressure dom... > Item Details
BLAINE-LOGAN JUGATE CAMPAIGN CHARM
Lot # 173 - BLAINE-LOGAN JUGATE CAMPAIGN CHARM
Blaine/Logan charm. A somewhat different, thicker political, Sullivan/DeWitt 1884-41, cardboard is somewhat light, minor foxing along edge of Logan portrait, shell retains all its original lustre. > Item Details
 Autograph Book of John Hunt Morgan and His Men
Lot # 413 - Autograph Book of John Hunt Morgan and His Men
An incomparably rare autograph book containing the autograph of General John Hunt Morgan "The Thunderbolt of the Confederacy," and most of his officers, apparently assembled while he was prisoner at the Ohio Penitentiary, Columbus, Ohio. Quarto size, bound in red-tooled leather, containing 53 au... > Item Details
PAIR OF MCKINLEY CAMPAIGN JUGATES
Lot # 226 - PAIR OF MCKINLEY CAMPAIGN JUGATES
Pair of McKinley jugates from 1896. A bright, clean, 1.75", two-sided celluloid housed in a brass ring, the reverse with an unusual advertising component -- the piece issued by the "New York Shoe Trade" organization depicting a lady's boot and a gold coin labeled "Sound Money." (Similar to Hake #313... > Item Details
JOHN Q. ADAMS, D. S.,WHEN PRESIDENT INDIANA LAND GRANT
Lot # 472 - JOHN Q. ADAMS, D. S.,WHEN PRESIDENT INDIANA LAND GRANT
Partially printed DS by John Q. Adams as President (1825-1829), 26 June 1827, vellum land grant recorded in Indianapolis, IN. > Item Details
ALBUMEN CDV OF JEFF DAVIS
Lot # 347 - ALBUMEN CDV OF JEFF DAVIS
This cdv of Jefferson Davis has an Anthony backmark. Adhesive stain on where photo attached to card, but still good. > Item Details
HUGE COLLECTION OF LATE 19th C. TRACK MEDALS
Lot # 555 - HUGE COLLECTION OF LATE 19th C. TRACK MEDALS
Lot of 44 medals for various track and field events, most from the late 1880s-90s, some from later, virtually all from New York and New Jersey clubs -- Knickerbocker AC, Saratoga AC, New York AC, New Jersey AC, Pullman AC and more. PLUS three from the Pan Am Expo, in Buffalo, 1901. Medals for hurd... > Item Details
Civil War Tiffany Presentation Sword 3rd MN,
Lot # 375 - Civil War Tiffany Presentation Sword 3rd MN,
Presentation grade Tiffany sword inscribed on the guard "PRESENTED TO HENRY C. LESTER COL. CMDG IIID REGMT MINN VOL by the LINE OFFICERS of his regiment in the field April 14th, 1862 in token of their high regard and confidence" A fine Tiffany with coin silver wire wrapped grip, terminating in a ... > Item Details
LOT OF CIVIL WAR COVERS
Lot # 390 - LOT OF CIVIL WAR COVERS
Lot of 10 covers, most with portraits, some campaign-like in their tone. Covers include Banks, Butler, McClellan, Douglas (2 different),Ben Franklin ("A Northern Man with Union Principles"), E.E. Ellsworth (Fire Zouaves), Fremont (2 different), and Winfield Scott (2 different, 1 with matching statio... > Item Details
UNUSUAL STEREOPTIC VIEWER AND IMAGES
Lot # 27 - UNUSUAL STEREOPTIC VIEWER AND IMAGES
"Whiting's Magic Photo Album." An all metal, collapsible early 20th century viewer made in Cincinnati, Ohio, complete with 20 silver gelatin stereoviews of scenes around Cincinnati. Viewer with adjustable occulars. The Whiting View Company manufactured both traditional stereocards, as well as the... > Item Details
POLK-DALLAS CAMPAIGN BROADSIDE
Lot # 61 - POLK-DALLAS CAMPAIGN BROADSIDE
Polk and Dallas Democratic broadside. Has been glued to the backboard and shows minor water damage. > Item Details
LOT OF 3 CLEVELAND & HARRISON POLITICAL RIBBONS
Lot # 168 - LOT OF 3 CLEVELAND & HARRISON POLITICAL RIBBONS
All 3 of these political ribbons are multicolored with at least red, white and blue. The 1st is a 3 x 5.25" Cleveland-Hendricks jugate ribbon manufactured by "Schweitzer & Kartz, Marlorough, Conn." Light stain through eagle, not affecting portraits. PLUS a 2.5 x 5" ribbon with Cleveland portrait and... > Item Details
Con Price-Inscribed, <i>Trails I Rode</i>
Lot # 576 - Con Price-Inscribed, Trails I Rode
Price, Con. "Trails I Rode. Memories of Old Cowboy Days and Charlie Russell." Trail's End Publishing. 1947. Illustrated by Charles M. Russell. First Edition. Inscribed by the author on the title page. > Item Details
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