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AMBROTYPE OF PAINTING OF THE FALLS OF OHIO
2002 Historic Americana. May 4.
Anonymous, sixth plate ambrotype of a painting the shoreline of the Ohio River at Louisville, Kentucky, just above the entrance to lock at Shippingport Island. Several steamers, including the "Jacob Strader" are shown at the shore. The "Strader" was built in Cincinnati in 1853 and ran the Cinti-Louisville route. Where is this painting today?

Condition:  
In half leather case, with several wipes on the plate.
Est $300 - $500
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Wood Moulding 1900s Trade Catalog
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Catalog for Geo. Mertz's Sons, Port Chester, NY, "Manufacturers of Patent Turned Art Mouldings, Spindles, Twisted Mouldings, Machine Embossed Mouldings in any kind of wood, and Metal Turned Mouldings." 4to, 48pp., in printed paper wraps, lithographed illustrations printed in brown ink. > Item Details
MILITARY CAP AND JACKET
Lot # 465 - MILITARY CAP AND JACKET
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Buffalo Bill Program,
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Elks Medal Commemerating the Hanging of 1863 Sioux Uprising,
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BRECKENRIDGE- LANE CAMPAIGN DONUT
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SIGNED CDV OF MAJ. GEN. JOSEPH HOOKER
Lot # 325 - SIGNED CDV OF MAJ. GEN. JOSEPH HOOKER
Anonymous. Crisp vignette of Hooker ink-signed “Joseph Hooker Major General” in his hurried hand on recto. Cartes is trimmed, else VG. > Item Details
JUGATE SEYMOUR-BLAIR CAMPAIGN FERRO
Lot # 125 - JUGATE SEYMOUR-BLAIR CAMPAIGN FERRO
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Autographed Cabinet Card of W.T. Sherman
Lot # 500 - Autographed Cabinet Card of W.T. Sherman
A fine cabinet card of Sherman as Major General, by the celebrity photographer Sarony. Boldly autographed on recto and dated 1889. With an additional personal inscription on verso, signed and dated March, 11, 1889. > 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
FINE F.D.ROOSEVELT WHITE METAL BAR CLOCK
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VAN BUREN-ADAMS HANDBILL
Lot # 48 - VAN BUREN-ADAMS HANDBILL
A wonderful 4 x 7.5" calligraphy handbill. "For President Martin Van Buren -- For Vice President -- Charles Francis Adams." In small print along bottom, "put this upon your barn, and it will prevent all incendiaries upon you grounds (one of us)." This piece of political folk art was issued by a mem... > Item Details
ANTEBELLUM PRESIDENTIAL WALL CHART
Lot # 69 - ANTEBELLUM PRESIDENTIAL WALL CHART
Chromolithographed wall chart of the Presidents, Washington through Polk (1845-1849). Besides all of the presidents, chart includes all state seals and the "Landing of Columbus in the New World." The portraits of Jackson and Polk are unusual. Publ. by S. Augustus Mitchell, lith. by Duval's in Philad... > Item Details
RARE SMALL SEYMOUR BLAIR TOKEN
Lot # 127 - RARE SMALL SEYMOUR BLAIR TOKEN
A 24mm. smaller variant of DeWitt #1868-16 (see previous lot), holed at top as made, has one small recessed area at the top of Seymour's head from a bubble in the mold, otherwise fine. > Item Details
CDV OF COL. ALLEN H. JACKSON, 134TH NY
Lot # 331 - CDV OF COL. ALLEN H. JACKSON, 134TH NY
Anonymous vignette with period pencil identification on verso. Having previously served in the 91st NY. Jackson joined the new 134th as Major rising to Lt. Colonel by March 1863. Jackson commanded the regiment at Gettysburg and was in the thick of the heavy fighting of July 1st that cost the regim... > Item Details
CDV Albums of Lt. J.M. Hubbard,
Lot # 352 - CDV Albums of Lt. J.M. Hubbard, "Beecher Rifles" & 11th KS Cavalry
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MCKINLEY-ROOSEVELT CAMPAIGN UMBRELLA
Lot # 244 - MCKINLEY-ROOSEVELT CAMPAIGN UMBRELLA
Classic McKinley Roosevelt parade campaign umbrella. Bold portraits of the candidates on two sides. Fading to the red white and blue flag design. Several fabric stains throughout and several large holes at the top where the umbrella is attached to the frame. > Item Details
J.Q. ADAMS SPEECH ON SATIN
Lot # 40 - J.Q. ADAMS SPEECH ON SATIN
A speech given by John Quincy Adams in the House of Representatives, 15 March 1826 relating to the "Panama Mission." Off-white unfinished satin, 10 x 25". > Item Details
LINCOLN-HAMLIN CAMPAIGN FLAG
Lot # 85 - LINCOLN-HAMLIN CAMPAIGN FLAG
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GEORGE B. MCLELLAN CAMPAIGN TOKENS
Lot # 102 - GEORGE B. MCLELLAN CAMPAIGN TOKENS
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Lot # 223 - W. MCKINLEY CAMPAIGN STUDS
Lot of 5. A group of five McKinley studs from 1896: two with conjoined, bas-relief portraits in gold-toned metal; two single portrait studs; and a name stud accented by blue paint. A clean group reflecting the popularity of these studs at the turn of the century. > Item Details
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