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TWO DAGUERREOTYPES OF AN UNKNOWN GENTLEMAN
2002 Historic Americana. May 4.
Lot of 2 anonymous, sixth plates in oversized octagonal mats, both of the same man. Has one of those "somebody" looks. You be the judge!

Condition:  
In full leather cases, both unsealed, one with significant scratch on nose.
Est $300 - $400
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<i>A Diary in America, with Remarks on its Institutions.</i>,
Lot # 568 - A Diary in America, with Remarks on its Institutions.,
Marryat, Frederick. Part II. 1839, 3vols., 8vo, London: Longman, Orme, Brown, Green & Longmans, paper boards. 2 folding maps. > Item Details
ORIGINAL JOHN F. KENNEDY ASSASSINATION NEWSWIRE
Lot # 485 - ORIGINAL JOHN F. KENNEDY ASSASSINATION NEWSWIRE
Wre service account of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy on November 22, 1963. This account was saved by a radioman on the USS MT McKinley. This account begins with one of the first accounts, indicating that a shot had been fired from a nearby building (the Texas Repository) and then is... > Item Details
WONDERFUL JAMES A. GARFIELD IRONSTONE CREAMER
Lot # 149 - WONDERFUL JAMES A. GARFIELD IRONSTONE CREAMER
Early Burslem china Garfield 5 inch Memorial pitcher picturing British and American flags. The back is dated with his birth and death and a commemorative poem. > Item Details
Dated 1776 Powder Horn,
Lot # 299 - Dated 1776 Powder Horn,
A finely carved priming horn,circa 9.5" in length, engraved with three lines of text: "Gabril BrunD18* Horn"; " Made* in*BedFord" and "Jenunery*ye 22 1776." Two fish grace the horn, a swordfish and what appears to be a whale, along with several geometric engravings. This horn is attributed to ... > Item Details
Great Ambrotype of Boston Light Artilleryman
Lot # 317 - Great Ambrotype of Boston Light Artilleryman
A pristine sixth-plate ruby ambrotype of a Boston Light Artillery enlisted man, circa 1860. An elite corps of Boston’s militia the Boston Light Artillery was formed in 1853 and saw Civil War service as the 1st Massachusetts Light Artillery, later as the 11th Battery. This private wears the uniform... > Item Details
Cabinet Sized Photo of Wild West Show Cowgirls
Lot # 629 - Cabinet Sized Photo of Wild West Show Cowgirls
Silver gelatin photograph, 5.75 x 3.75" mounted on slightly larger paper stock. With penciled Id on verso "Buffalo Bill Wild West Show c. 1907. Juanita and Ethyele Parry, Martha Allen." The Parry sisters were well-known performers, and Martha Allen was a star cowgirl. > Item Details
BLAINE & LOGAN HANDKERCHIEF
Lot # 178 - BLAINE & LOGAN HANDKERCHIEF
This classic Blaine & Logan linen handkerchief is 18.5 x 19". All graphics are black & white, including portraits of candidates, screaming eagle on U.S. shield, the Constitution, and clasped hands (symbolizing the reconciliation between North and South). On reed bundle between the candidates is "The... > Item Details
PAPER MAKER'S MANUSCRIPT COMMONPLACE BOOK
Lot # 488 - PAPER MAKER'S MANUSCRIPT COMMONPLACE BOOK
A 6 x 8" copy book from the late 19th- to early 20th-century. All pages handwritten, most with instructions for making various kinds of papers, vat sizes, machine specifications, etc. However, on blank pages in between are small history lessons and Civil War facts. P. 60 has Longstreet's Field Divis... > Item Details
PORTRAIT OF GENERAL SAMUEL HOUSTON, GRAPHITE AND INK WASH ON PAPER
Lot # 303 - PORTRAIT OF GENERAL SAMUEL HOUSTON, GRAPHITE AND INK WASH ON PAPER
Anonymous, graphite and ink on paper, 7.25 x 6" (sight), framed with mat and glazing.. Possibly one of the earliest known portraits of Houston, this rendering shows him as a Brigadier General in the Tennessee State Militia. Houston (1793-1863) a Virginian by birth, moved to the vicinity of Marys... > Item Details
Group of Buffalo Bill-Pawnee Bill  Programs
Lot # 623 - Group of Buffalo Bill-Pawnee Bill Programs
Lot of 4. Includes an early 1885 program, featuring Bill on a horse with lariat;a 1902 issue of the "Rough Rider"; a 1908 "Historical Sketches and Daily Review"; and a rare program from the 1911-12 season with Pawnee Bill, for their "Great Far East" tour. > Item Details
BENJAMIN HARRISON SILK CAMPAIGN KERCHIEF
Lot # 200 - BENJAMIN HARRISON SILK CAMPAIGN KERCHIEF
Harrison and Morton silk handkerchief. Red, white, and blue flag design. Light stain in the center. Size 21 ¾” by 21”. > Item Details
Rare Tintype of Union Winter Quarters
Lot # 312 - Rare Tintype of Union Winter Quarters
An intriguing outdoor sixth-plate tintype offering a rare candid glimpse of military life in the field. The reason for this photograph has been lost to time but an incredible wealth of detail remains frozen in the plate. The transient nature of the encampment is suggested by the haphazard layout o... > Item Details
GEORGE WASHINGTON PAPIER MACHE SNUFF BOX
Lot # 38 - GEORGE WASHINGTON PAPIER MACHE SNUFF BOX
Fine snuff with transfer decal of Washington and "First in War; First in Peace; First in the Hearts of His Countrymen." English, circa 1800-20. > Item Details
 TAFT AND SHERMAN CAMPAIGN GLASS AND CHINA
Lot # 265 - TAFT AND SHERMAN CAMPAIGN GLASS AND CHINA
LOT OF 3Lot of Taft Presidential plates. The 7 inch jugate plate shows some wear to the gold decorative detail Plate with graphic transfer is VG. Nice Taft single picture plate. Small crow's foot on back. > Item Details
MATCHED PAIR OF 1900 POLITICAL BANDANNAS
Lot # 258 - MATCHED PAIR OF 1900 POLITICAL BANDANNAS
An interesting pair of campaign handkerchiefs. Both are 17” square. The McKinley Roosevelt with graphic crossed flags stitched into the material. The Bryan Stevenson has a colorful flag with slogans. VG. > Item Details
 DAWSON'S BROTHERS CIVIL WAR CORRESPONDENCE
Lot # 425 - DAWSON'S BROTHERS CIVIL WAR CORRESPONDENCE
Dawson Brothers Papers, 1858-1892. ca.110 items. The Civil War was fought by communities -- soldiers raised locally fighting soldiers from other communities, each maintaining contact with their communities at home. Jennett Dawson was a patient young woman from Washington County, Iowa, who opene... > Item Details
Great Group of Colorado Flat Mount Stereoviews
Lot # 610 - Great Group of Colorado Flat Mount Stereoviews
Lot of 41 cabinet sized, and one regular views. All scenic, by various makers, including Chamberlain, Chase, Collier, Gurnsey, Luke and Wheeler, Nast and Martin, Nims. Oldroyd, Weitfle, Wilson, and others. Many of Garden of Gods, others of Rockies. A veritable potpourri! > Item Details
GREAT LOGAN
Lot # 172 - GREAT LOGAN "FORTY ROUNDS" CAMPAIGN BADGE
An interesting, quite heavy/solid,1884 badge from the "Logan Legion," this made for an "Erie Co. Vet." John Logan, Vice Presidential running mate with James G. Blaine, remained a hero to many twenty four years after the war. The insignia "Forty Rounds" adorns a shell-box, all below the watchful eye ... > Item Details
RUSSELL CIVIL WAR PHOTOGRAPH OF THE STONE WALL, MARY'S HEIGHTS
Lot # 399 - RUSSELL CIVIL WAR PHOTOGRAPH OF THE STONE WALL, MARY'S HEIGHTS
Salted paper photograph, 9.75 x 12" mounted on larger board. One of the classic images of the early war, showing Confederate dead at Mary's Heights, Fredricksburg, Virginia. Taken by Russell, May 3,1863. > Item Details
GREAT CIVIL WAR  PAINTING
Lot # 431 - GREAT CIVIL WAR PAINTING
Anonymous, 16 x 13.5 oil on canvas painting of two Union cavalrymen posed at an opening in the woods. A fascinating painting, because of the accouterments clearly visible on the trooper in the foreground. His red bedroll, saddlebags, and heavy sabre hand off his McClellan, with an additional pack ... > Item Details
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