Lot 815    

New York Herald, Dated April 15, 1865,
2004, Fall Historic Americana / Dec 2-3
the most requested Lincoln assassination newspaper with bold headlines and the first reports of the incident. This is an original issue, not a reprint, and contains all points called for by the Library of Congress circular detailing the process for determining an original.

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Quarter Plate Daguerreotype of a Distinguished Gentleman,
Lot # 628 - Quarter Plate Daguerreotype of a Distinguished Gentleman,
another one of those old familiar faces (not a clue who), housed in papier-mâché case with MOP floral cover. > Item Details
Union Pacific Railroad Photograph of Hanging Rock by Russell,
Lot # 1051 - Union Pacific Railroad Photograph of Hanging Rock by Russell,
circa 1868, albumen image, 6.5 x 5" mounted on 10 x 12" cream stock with applied descriptive paper label. After Civil War service as chief photographer for the United States Military Railroad, Andrew Joseph Russell was employed in the immediate post-war years documenting the construction of the Nat... > Item Details
Unusual Great Star Pattern Flag,
Lot # 997 - Unusual Great Star Pattern Flag,
of extremely elongated form, linen fly with double-appliquéd linen stars on a baby blue wool canton. Flag began life with 34 hand-sewn stars, 5 machine-sewn stars were later added to the points and center, in anticipation of the addition of the Dakota Territories. Hoist with seven ties, 127" x 65". > Item Details
Imperial Photograph of Aged Crow Indians,
Lot # 1101 - Imperial Photograph of Aged Crow Indians,
albumen mounted on cardstock, imprinted Locke & Peterson, Deadwood, D.S. Titled in negative No. 18. Two of Uncle Sam's Pets, Crow Agency, Montana, on the B. & M.R.R. Photo by H.R. Locke, Deadwood, S.D. Copyrighted 1895. Image shows two haggard elderly men standing in front of their gaunt horses. > Item Details
Early Powder Horn with Original Woven Strap,
Lot # 215 - Early Powder Horn with Original Woven Strap,
fine old polished patina on a plain horn with double ring turned throat and tapered faceted spout, high domed walnut plug with .75" diameter brass button-type strap attachment, plug attached with both early wrought iron tacks and domed brass (brass likely original); other end of strap attached with ... > Item Details
Photograph of Pine Ridge Indian Police ,
Lot # 1094 - Photograph of Pine Ridge Indian Police ,
anonymous 7.75 x 4.5" silver gelatin image, flush-mounted on heavy cardstock, with title 482. Indian Police at Pine Ridge Agency, Dak. Seven uniformed police officers pose for the camera. A rare image. > Item Details
Rare CDV Dr. Mary Walker, CMOH,
Lot # 365 - Rare CDV Dr. Mary Walker, CMOH,
by noted London photographer Elliott & Fry, identified in pencil on reverse. An 1855 graduate of Syracuse Medical College Mary Walker was an author and early feminist who gained distinction during the Civil War as a humanitarian, surgeon and spy. Walker was actually appointed surgeon of the 52nd OV... > Item Details
CDV of Brevet Major General Romeyn B. Ayres,
Lot # 39 - CDV of Brevet Major General Romeyn B. Ayres,
published by Anthony after Brady. West Point graduate and Mexican War veteran, Ayres was an expert artilleryman which he demonstrated brilliantly in the battles of 1862. Promoted to Brigadier General in November 1862 Ayres converted to infantry and commanded the largely regular 2nd division in Sykes... > Item Details
Photographer Advertising Cards,
Lot # 703 - Photographer Advertising Cards,
lot of 3, includes a silver gelatin of Sattler & Meyer's booth displaying examples of their work, embossed imprint at bottom; PLUS an albumen advertising black walnut cdv frames of which ...one or more wanted in every family in the land, Wood & Co., Chicago, imprint and advertisement on back; AND a ... > Item Details
Autographed CDV of General Judson Kilpatrick,
Lot # 1 - Autographed CDV of General Judson Kilpatrick,
the classic martial pose by Brady, with period ink signature J. Kilpatrick beneath portrait and taken while on the Richmond raid on verso. The raid was a disaster and Kilpatrick was sent west to Sherman where he commanded a division. > Item Details
Rare Political Campaign Mechanical Advertising Pocket Watch,
Lot # 858 - Rare Political Campaign Mechanical Advertising Pocket Watch,
a tremendous 1900 political! A campaign-issued pocket-watch with a small window on verso through which a rotating dial turns to display in succession portraits of McKinley, T.R., Lincoln and Washington! The stem is loose and can be removed but still winds the watch such that the portraits do turn. ... > Item Details
Cabinet Card of Gideon Welles by Brady,
Lot # 791 - Cabinet Card of Gideon Welles by Brady,
of Lincoln’s Secretary of the Navy Gideon Welles. Welles (1802-78), affectionately known as “Old Neptune,” became one of the President’s closest wartime confidants. A nicely detailed, vignetted study. > Item Details
CDV of Col. Elmer Ellsworth, 11th NY,
Lot # 362 - CDV of Col. Elmer Ellsworth, 11th NY,
no imprint, a "pirated" period copy shot of the first martyr of the Civil War killed while tearing down a Confederate flag hanging from the window of the Marshall House at Alexandria, Virginia on May 24, 1861. Lincoln and the nation mourned Ellsworth, though he should be equally remembered for sing... > Item Details
Photograph of the Great Iron Bridge at Louisville, Kentucky by Waldach,
Lot # 714 - Photograph of the Great Iron Bridge at Louisville, Kentucky by Waldach,
Cincinnati, Ohio. 20.25" x 8.25" on larger cardstock with extensive printed caption below. > Item Details
Autographed CDV of R. E. Lee,
Lot # 300 - Autographed CDV of R. E. Lee,
a post-war carte with imprint of Southern Publishing Company, Baltimore, with Lee's distinctive signature inked beneath common vignette portrait. The copy image is very light, appearing faded, as is the signature which we believe to be authentic. It appears that portions of the broken signature were... > Item Details
Cane from Tree Felled by the Hale Brothers of New Hampshire,
Lot # 921 - Cane from Tree Felled by the Hale Brothers of New Hampshire,
carved from a single piece of walnut with 1.5" engraved coin silver band below turned knob handle that reads Taken from Stump of tree felled by Samuel and Wm. Hale on New Years Day 1812, with .5" brass ferrule; total length 36.5". Samuel & William were the sons of Major Samuel Hale, a New Hampshire ... > Item Details
Two CDV's of Brigadier General David M. Gregg,
Lot # 23 - Two CDV's of Brigadier General David M. Gregg,
one by Brady, the other with imprint of C.H. Spieler's, Philadelphia. The less common Speiler vignette shows Gregg as Colonel of the 8th Pennsylvania Cavalry. The West Point-educated ex-dragoon took command of the 8th Pennsylvania early in 1862 and by the end of the year's fighting had been promoted... > Item Details
Sixth Plate Tintype of Fully Equipped Soldier,
Lot # 145 - Sixth Plate Tintype of Fully Equipped Soldier,
unusual view in profile of an infantry private equipped in complete regulation manner, circa 1861. His accoutrements include knapsack and canteen with .58 caliber Springfield rifle. Brass insignia on the kepi difficult to read but may spell out "MASS." > Item Details
Civil War Document Signed by General Seth Williams,
Lot # 485 - Civil War Document Signed by General Seth Williams,
partially printed DS, 1p. 8 x 10", Washington, 11 Oct. 1864. Special Order form, this numbered 98, dissolving the board of examiners of volunteer officers as soon as they have completed their current business. Williams graduated at West Point in 1842 and remained in military service until his death ... > Item Details
CDV of <I>One of the Boots worn by Wilkes Booth</i> at Lincoln's Assassination,
Lot # 821 - CDV of One of the Boots worn by Wilkes Booth at Lincoln's Assassination,
a fun, 19th-century hoax! A photograph carte from Professor E.M. Worth’s American Museum, his imprint on verso, detailing this as One of the Boots worn by Wilkes Booth. We have seen other cartes promoting the Professor’s traveling exhibit... with such artifacts as George Washington’s saddle and Lafa... > Item Details
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