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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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Lot # 30 - Early Photographic Trade Catalogs
lot of 3. Includes 1898 "Photographic Apparatus" from Rochester (NY) Optical Co., 8vo, 84pp., paper wraps. Cover partially separated, some soil & toning of cover, pages fine. PLUS "Photographic Advice" from Scoville & Adams Co. (NY, NY), c. 1900-1910, 12mo horizontal format, includes a few photo rep... > Item Details
Great Group of Civil War CDVs
Lot # 371 - Great Group of Civil War CDVs
Lot of 10. Includes U.S. Grant with Natchez backmark, McClellan and Wife; Abraham Lincoln, Andrew Johnson, engravings of Sherman, Sheridan, Meade, and Washington, plus a copy view of the Cincinnati Suspension bridge and "The Confederacy in Petticoats". > Item Details
LOT OF 2 POLITICAL CARICATURE MUGS
Lot # 274 - LOT OF 2 POLITICAL CARICATURE MUGS
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Rare Cabinet Card of Washakie
Lot # 604 - Rare Cabinet Card of Washakie
Albumen cabinet image with imprint of Charles R. Savage, titled in negative "Ute Indians." This is the great Ute chief Washakie, surrounded by women and children. A late image, and one that we have previously not seen. > Item Details
CONFEDERATE  ARCHIVE, 9th KENTUCKY CAVALRY
Lot # 421 - CONFEDERATE ARCHIVE, 9th KENTUCKY CAVALRY
John M. Porter Papers, 1862-1865. 32 ALsS, pocket diary (1864) The son of a Presbyterian minister from Kentucky, John M. Porter was commissioned as 2nd Lieutenant in Co. E of the 9th Kentucky Cavalry Confederate, serving in the western theatre. His service in the field was curtailed, however, whe... > Item Details
(436A) COLT ROOT REVOLVER WITH IMAGE OF LINCOLN ON IVORY GRIP
Lot # 433 - (436A) COLT ROOT REVOLVER WITH IMAGE OF LINCOLN ON IVORY GRIP
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JOHN C. FREMONT CAMPAIGN TOKENS
Lot # 82 - JOHN C. FREMONT CAMPAIGN TOKENS
A group of three: a bright, white-metal, 43mm. example of DeWitt #1856-2, minor scratches in blank field, with scene depicting surveyors helping to map the country on verso; #1856-9 in brass, holed at top, 28mm.; and #1856-12 , also 28mm., in gilt copper. All quite fine. > Item Details
BRADY CIVIL WAR PHOTOGRAPH OF THE 71ST NEW YORK
Lot # 395 - BRADY CIVIL WAR PHOTOGRAPH OF THE 71ST NEW YORK
Lot of 2 albumen photographs, 11 x 14.75" and 11 x 14.5" mounted on larger board, one on Brady's printed "Incidents of the War" mount and titled "71st Regiment NY. Navy Yard, Washington, D.C" with an 1861 copyright line. This image, probably taken in the fall of 1861 before the real horrors of... > Item Details
ALBUMEN CDV OF JEFF DAVIS
Lot # 347 - ALBUMEN CDV OF JEFF DAVIS
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Quarter Plate Tintype of Yanks and Flag
Lot # 313 - Quarter Plate Tintype of Yanks and Flag
A quarter-plate tintype of two newly minted infantry non-commissioned officers photographed against the backdrop of a hanging thirty-four star flag. The unidentified pair strikes a similar pose with their M1840 swords in identical uniforms and high leather boots. The plate shows good detail but is ... > Item Details
CLEVELAND PHOTO WITH SIGNATURE CARD
Lot # 164 - CLEVELAND PHOTO WITH SIGNATURE CARD
A professional (C.M. Bell) silver print of Grover Cleveland on heavy stock with scalloped, gilt edges, 4.25 x 6.5". The calling card is signed by Cleveland and dated July 17, '84, before his first term as President (1885-89, 1893 - 97). Framed together in 8.25 x 13.25" frame, under glass. Some tonin... > Item Details
Buffalo Bill Program,
Lot # 622 - Buffalo Bill Program,
"Buffalo Bill Bids You Good Bye." In 1910, just 2 years after merging with Pawnee Bill, Cody began his series of farewell tours, this program from Boston. Probably from 1912 or a few years thereafter, since there are Willys-Overland ads inside, W-O was formed in 1912, and the last Wild West Show was... > Item Details
2 GREAT REFERENCES FOR PINBACKS & AMERICANA
Lot # 285 - 2 GREAT REFERENCES FOR PINBACKS & AMERICANA
Hake and King "Price Guide to Collectible Pin-Back Buttons, 1896-1986" HAC Press 1986, and Sullivan, "Collecting Political Americana." Crown Press. 1986. > Item Details
Cabinet Card of American Indian by C.R. Savage
Lot # 602 - Cabinet Card of American Indian by C.R. Savage
Great albumen cabinet photo of a Ute brave by famed Salt Lake City photographer Charles R. Savage, with inked inscription on verso "Chief Wooly Head." An unusual pose for Savage who tended towards paternalistic racism in many of his Indian images. > Item Details
Tintype of Id'd Yank With Sabre and Remington .44
Lot # 316 - Tintype of Id'd Yank With Sabre and Remington .44
A quarter-plate tintype of an effeminate-looking trooper boasting a classic saber up, pistol down pose. A contemporary slip of paper identifies this subject as “John L. Harley, NY.” No such name or permutation thereof could be located that dovetails to cavalry service. Having spent some time with... > Item Details
CDV OF BVT. BRIG. GEN. J.S. FULLERTON
Lot # 329 - CDV OF BVT. BRIG. GEN. J.S. FULLERTON
Trimmed cartes of Fullerton by “Schwing & Rudd” identified in ink on verso with rank and “A.A.G 4th Corps” title. Fullerton started the war as a 2nd Lieutenant in the 2nd Missouri Infantry before joining the staff of General Granger as Major. He became Lt. Colonel and 4th Corps Chief of Staff unde... > Item Details
RARE W.J. BRYAN CAMPAIGN RIBBON
Lot # 257 - RARE W.J. BRYAN CAMPAIGN RIBBON
Lot of 2. A fun, anti-trust (Populist) ribbon, silver on red, made in Philadelphia, noting that "Hog Killing Time is at Hand;" together with a small, Bryan name ribbon. Both in excellent condition. > Item Details
(Lot 275A) RARE POSTER ASSOCIATING FDR & TRUMAN WITH THE KKK
Lot # 275 - (Lot 275A) RARE POSTER ASSOCIATING FDR & TRUMAN WITH THE KKK
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BENJAMIN HARRISON CAMPAIGN EPHEMERA
Lot # 194 - BENJAMIN HARRISON CAMPAIGN EPHEMERA
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Tintype of Pvt. Perry Fry, 94th Illinois, KIA
Lot # 310 - Tintype of Pvt. Perry Fry, 94th Illinois, KIA
A sixth-plate tintype of a fresh recruit with musket and silver-hilted English bowie knife tucked into his belt. Old pencil identification behind image names “Perry Fry” as the subject. Perrylander Fry of Company I., 94th Illinois enlisted from Randolph, Illinois on August 11, 1862 and died a shor... > Item Details
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