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QUARTER PLATE AMBROTYPE OF MUSICIANS
2002 Historic Americana. May 4.
Anonymous horizontal image of two gents, one posed with a clarinet, one with a violin. Housed in a folksy frame carved from a solid piece of cherry and scribed at the corners to give the appearance of joined cabinet work.

Condition:  
Image needs to be re-laquered, else fine.
Est $350 - $550
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SLAVE BILL OF SALE
Lot # 289 - SLAVE BILL OF SALE
Large 8vo, 1p, 184_. Receipt for the sale of Juliet, "about twenty two years age….sound in mind and body, a slave for life…" Signed B.H. Dockery & Co." From the papers of A.O. Harris, Memphis, Tennessee > Item Details
HAYES CAMPAIGN TOKENS PLUS
Lot # 135 - HAYES CAMPAIGN TOKENS PLUS
Lot of 4. A fine Rutherford B. Hayes Group. A cdv, two tokens -- one with side-by-side jugate portraits, together with a rare, silvered, hollow shell-badge, pin no longer present. A nice group from 1876. > Item Details
BENJAMIN HARRISON CAMPAIGN BANDANNA
Lot # 197 - BENJAMIN HARRISON CAMPAIGN BANDANNA
Benjamin Harrison 1888 18-inch square silk campaign handkerchief. VG. > 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
Stereoview of Confederate Raider
Lot # 410 - Stereoview of Confederate Raider "Stonewall"
Yellow mount stereoview by Bell of Washington, D.C. showing the C.S.S. ram "Stonewall" in the Navy Yards. Built in France in '64-65 she steamed across the Atlantic, arriving in Havana in May only to learn of the end of the war. Her master presented her to Cuba in return for monies to pay his cr... > Item Details
MCKINLEY-HOBART JUGATE CAMPAIGN RIBBON
Lot # 210 - MCKINLEY-HOBART JUGATE CAMPAIGN RIBBON
McKinley Ribbon. A bright, clean example issued by the "Cloak and Suit Trade," with solid brass and celluloid bar at top, lovely, multicolored flag design. Nice. > 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
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
CLEVELAND CAMPAIGN STORE CARD WITH STUDS
Lot # 157 - CLEVELAND CAMPAIGN STORE CARD WITH STUDS
Great original store card with "Democratic Nomination 1892" in red containing 12 brass cufflink studs embossed "Cleveland" surrounding a patriotic shield. Several with traces of original bluing. > Item Details
JAPANESE AMBROTYPE, SEATED WOMAN WITH BOOK
Lot # 8 - JAPANESE AMBROTYPE, SEATED WOMAN WITH BOOK
Anonymous sixth plate in complete wooden case. She rests a Japanese book on her knees. > Item Details
Indiana Furniture Company Trade Catalog
Lot # 508 - Indiana Furniture Company Trade Catalog
Catalog from the Indiana Furniture Company, Connersville, IN, dated January 1905. This one illustrates "Sideboards, Buffets and Odd Dressers," 48pp., 8vo horizontal format, printed paper wraps, illustrated with photos. > Item Details
MATCHED SET OF HOOVER AND CURTIS CAMPAIGN POSTERS
Lot # 241 - MATCHED SET OF HOOVER AND CURTIS CAMPAIGN POSTERS
A pair of Hoover and Curtis campaign posters in excellent condition 16 inches by 22 inches. > Item Details
CDV GROUPING IF THE 15TH VETERAN VOLUNTEER CORPS
Lot # 345 - CDV GROUPING IF THE 15TH VETERAN VOLUNTEER CORPS
A large collection consisting of forty cartes assembled by an unknown member of the 15th Regiment Veteran Reserve Corps during 1863-64 and once held in an album. Twenty-two CDV’s have ink or period pencil identifications while the balance are not identified. Some have revenue stamps affixed to the... > Item Details
2 FINE GROVER CLEVELAND CAMPAIGN CANES
Lot # 163 - 2 FINE GROVER CLEVELAND CAMPAIGN CANES
Lot of two campaign canes including a folk art 1884 Cleveland carved cane. The inscription reads…” This cane was cut from the Cleveland Hendricks pole that was erected Oct. 8 1884 Height 156 ft. 8 inches.” Signed D.T.N. Inlay around the top reads “D.C.C.”. > Item Details
MEMPHIS CIVIL WAR AND OTHER  EPHEMERA
Lot # 491 - MEMPHIS CIVIL WAR AND OTHER EPHEMERA
Lot of 6 pieces of ephemera from the A.O. Harris family of Memphis, Tennessee. Includes coated stock business card from Harris, Hunt & Co., Cotton Brokers; a yellow stock Visitor's Ticket to the Memphis Cotton Exchange for 12 days in August, 1875; a small printed menu for the "First Annual Revel of ... > Item Details
GARFIELD INAUGURAL BALL PROGRAM
Lot # 143 - GARFIELD INAUGURAL BALL PROGRAM
Handsome 4.5" x 6" program for the Garfield-Arthur "Inauguration Ball -- March 4th, 1881." The 16 pp. booklet is chromolithographed in bright colors, and bound with a purple cord and tassel. The interior pages list all the committees and detail the program, including the U.S. Marine Band conducted b... > Item Details
Carrie Nation Prohibition Cast Iron Hatchet,
Lot # 298 - Carrie Nation Prohibition Cast Iron Hatchet,
Classic cast iron Carrie Nation anti- temperance replica hatchet. The image of Nation is pressed into the metal with a slogan reading “ All Nations Welcome But Carrie”. > Item Details
LOT OF 2, DIFFERENT VIEWS OF CAPT. WM. WHEELER, 13TH NY BATTERY (KIA MARIETTA)
Lot # 337 - LOT OF 2, DIFFERENT VIEWS OF CAPT. WM. WHEELER, 13TH NY BATTERY (KIA MARIETTA)
The earlier published view without bm is signed “Lieut. Wm. Wheeler 1861” with a later pencil notation, “ami of Grandpa Mickle.” The later view of Wheeler by “Whitney & Paradise, NY., late of Brady’s New York & Washington Galleries” contains a somber dedication to a fallen comrade on verso. Wrote M... > Item Details
Rare Civil War Naval Gunnery Book and Songster
Lot # 374 - Rare Civil War Naval Gunnery Book and Songster
Barrett, Edward. " Gunnery Instructions, Simplified for the Volunteer Officers of the U.S. Navy, with Hints to Executive and Other Officers," New York, 1863. Quarto, blue embossed cloth. A significant training manual for the Union navy, this example found in the effects of Peter Hartwig, Acting Chi... > Item Details
MEMPHIS, HARRIS FAMILY CONFEDERATE ARCHIVE
Lot # 422 - MEMPHIS, HARRIS FAMILY CONFEDERATE ARCHIVE
Adlai O. Harris Papers, 1844-1884 (mostly 1855-1862). 10 Confederate soldier’s letters, 13 other ALsS, 5 DsS, 11 photographs, 22 bonds and banknotes, 1 ticket Rev. Adlai O. Harris of Memphis, Tenn., saw his son, John W. Harris, commissioned as a Captain in a Tennessee Infantry regiment in an eag... > Item Details
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