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Quarter Plate Ambrotype of Gent and His Inkwell
2002 Historic Americana. May 4.
Anonymous image of a well-dressed gent taken before a canvas drop. He is posed with a large cerramic inkwell and two dip pens, perhaps indicative of his occupation.

Condition:  
Image Exc in pressed paper case with lid detached.
Est $200 - $400
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WILSON
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Civil War Sabre of Marcus Moore, 1st Mass Cav
Lot # 376 - Civil War Sabre of Marcus Moore, 1st Mass Cav
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A.J. RUSSELL CIVIL WAR PHOTOGRAPHS AROUND WASHINGTON, D.C.
Lot # 403 - A.J. RUSSELL CIVIL WAR PHOTOGRAPHS AROUND WASHINGTON, D.C.
Lot of 6 albumen photographs, ranging in size from 9 x 12.5" to 11.25 x 15" all mounted on larger board, several with Russell's blindstamp. Scenes taken in an around the District of Columbia and Georgetown. Includes the following: "View Taken from N.H. Whiton's Residence (Looking South); Loo... > Item Details
Cabinet Card of American Indian by C.R. Savage
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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
CHICAGO ZOUAVES ILLUSTRATED SHEET MUSIC
Lot # 389 - CHICAGO ZOUAVES ILLUSTRATED SHEET MUSIC
An excellent hand-colored lithograph of "United States Zouave Cadets, Chicago," illustrating variations in Zouave uniforms, with cadets training in background, Zouave shield below. Lithographed by Edw. Mendel, Chicago. A rare sheet, illustrating Elmer Ephraim Ellsworth, the first casualty of the Civ... > Item Details
CABINET CARD OF ROBERT E. LEE
Lot # 409 - CABINET CARD OF ROBERT E. LEE
Albumen photograph on mount of Levin Handy, Brady's son-in-law who succeed him after the war. A Brady negative taken late in Lee's life. > Item Details
JOHN C. FREMONT CAMPAIGN TOKENS
Lot # 82 - JOHN C. FREMONT CAMPAIGN TOKENS
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TILDEN-HENDRICKS RIBBON
Lot # 139 - TILDEN-HENDRICKS RIBBON
A small (2 x 4.5") embroidered jugate Tilden-Hendricks campaign ribbon in black on white ribbon. [Sullivan/Fischer SJT-1a]. > 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
A.J. Russell Salt Print of Civil War Locomotive
Lot # 402 - A.J. Russell Salt Print of Civil War Locomotive
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 COMMISSIONED OFFICERS OF THE 51ST
Lot # 411 - COMMISSIONED OFFICERS OF THE 51ST
Anonymous, silver gelatin photograph, 7.5 x 9.25" mounted on larger board, circa 1910, titled "Commissioned Officers of the 51st OVI at Muster Out at Victoria, Texas, October 3, 1865." All officers id'd. > 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
HORATIO SEYMOUR FERRO STICK PIN
Lot # 128 - HORATIO SEYMOUR FERRO STICK PIN
Ferro .75" stickpin in brass shell with red enamel surrounding portrait. > Item Details
Whole Plate Ambrotype of A Steamboat
Lot # 4 - Whole Plate Ambrotype of A Steamboat
Anonymous, whole plate ambrotype of the sidewheel steamboat "Kate Frisbee." The Frisbee was built in the Wm. McFall yards at California, PA in 1853 for Capt. R.W. Frisbee and named for a daughter. Originally shipped "knocked down" to New Orleans for a California route, plans changed and she ran va... > Item Details
THREE W.J. BRYAN CAMPAIGN PLATES
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Lot # 442 - LOUISVILLE UCV MEDAL AND MORE
Lot of 2. Includes a gilt medal from the May 30th, 1900 reunion of the UCV in Louisville, Kentucky, and a 1913 Gettysburg reunion badge featuring profiles of Meade and Lee, apparently issued by the State of New York. > Item Details
Bound Volume of Civil War Era Sheet Music
Lot # 393 - Bound Volume of Civil War Era Sheet Music
Folio, cloth boards with gilded leather backstrip and corners. A fine volume containing ca. 37 printed titles and a number in manuscript form. Several with illustrated covers, including "General McClellan's Grand March," "Tribute to Ellsworth," "The Irish Mother's Lament," and "Dixe for the Union... > Item Details
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