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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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FINE HAYES-WHEELER CAMPAIGN STICKPIN
Lot # 133 - FINE HAYES-WHEELER CAMPAIGN STICKPIN
Hayes/Wheeler Jugate. 24mm., cardboard with co-joined portraits offset by a bright blue liner, original pin intact, one tiny mark in photograph as made, a superior example. > Item Details
GAR REPRESENTATIVE BADGE -- ROCHESTER ENCAMPMENT
Lot # 448 - GAR REPRESENTATIVE BADGE -- ROCHESTER ENCAMPMENT
Issued to Representatives to the 45th National Encampment held in Rochester, NY, Aug. 21-26, 1911. Enameled bronze on silk ribbon, 6.5" total length. Sorry vets, don't recognize the General on the hanger! In original printed paste-board box. > 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
Photograph of American Horse by C.M. Bell
Lot # 593 - Photograph of American Horse by C.M. Bell
Albumen photograph, 5 x 7" mounted on larger board. Not signed, but attributed to Bell on the basis of studio props. Bell was a long-time Washington photographer who captured images of visiting Americana Indian delegation members (see Fleming and Richardson, 1988). This image from the Rookwood Pott... > Item Details
HENRY CLAY HAND-COLORED LITHOGRAPH
Lot # 55 - HENRY CLAY HAND-COLORED LITHOGRAPH
This lithograph is entitled "Henry Clay of Kentucky," and was published by N. Currier in 1844 to coincide with the presidential election. 10 x 14", extensive hand-coloring in emerald, yellow, burgundy and two shades of blue. Minor foxing of border, damp stain at bottom. In period mahogany frame. > Item Details
Rare Thomas Edison Memorial,
Lot # 499 - Rare Thomas Edison Memorial,
McChesney, L.W. "A Light is Extinguished." 1932. Copyright by author. Inscribed, signed, and dated May 4, 1932 by author on half title. 12mo, 20pp., paper boards with cloth spine. Scattered foxing of endpapers, light toning of top edge, slight wear to ends of spine, but binding still tight. The auth... > Item Details
BRYAN CLUB CERTIFICATE
Lot # 261 - BRYAN CLUB CERTIFICATE
Bryan-Kern "Club Certificate." 6 x 9", printed in red, wite and blue. Issued by the Democratic National Committee, this certifical officially registers the "Bryan Club pf Burr Oak, State of Kansas, as an organization for active work in the Presidential Campaign of 1908." Portraits of Bryan and Kern ... > Item Details
THREE W.J. BRYAN CAMPAIGN PLATES
Lot # 256 - THREE W.J. BRYAN CAMPAIGN PLATES
Lot of three William J. Bryan picture plates with sepia transfers. The lot includes an unusual 9 inch 1909 calendar plate. Nice condition. > Item Details
Jackson Brothers CDV of Indian Women,
Lot # 558 - Jackson Brothers CDV of Indian Women,
An early (1868-70), candid image of two women seated before a shade, sorting what appear to be berries (chokecherries?), forelegs of buffalo or other large bovine (with hooves attached) drape over the framework behind them. With their Omaha imprint on verso. > Item Details
SPECTACULAR CDV OF DRUMMER JOHNNY CLEM
Lot # 340 - SPECTACULAR CDV OF DRUMMER JOHNNY CLEM "THE DRUMMER BOY OF SHILOH"
Absolutely pristine 1863 view of celebrity Sergeant John Lincoln Clem by “Schwing & Rudd.” Verso bears an ink inscription in Mickle’s hand giving an interesting contemporary account of Clem’s status and disposition. It reads, “Sarg’t Johnny Clem. Shot a Rebel officer & was presented with a badge ... > Item Details
Anti-Slavery Meeting Broadside
Lot # 291 - Anti-Slavery Meeting Broadside
Broadside, 10.50 x 16, n.d., n.p., announcing a fair to be held in conjunction with a local anti-lsavery meeting to raise fund for the anti-slavery cause. Probably New England, circa 1840s-50s. > Item Details
LAND GRANT SIGNED BY JAMES MONROE
Lot # 471 - LAND GRANT SIGNED BY JAMES MONROE
Vellum land grant for land in the commonwealth of Virginia to James Hinton, March 4, 1801. Large folio, seal. Usual folds with minor toning of same, minor toning of 2 corners. > Item Details
JAMES A. GARFIELD CAMPAIGN TOKENS
Lot # 150 - JAMES A. GARFIELD CAMPAIGN TOKENS
Four typical tokens from 1880 reflecting the candidacy of the "canal boy." One superior example of a jugate with co-joined portraits, original lustre, 25mm. brass, the others in average condition with some age. Together with a small "Garfield and Arthur" clothing button. > Item Details
Relics From a Stratosphere Balloon Flight
Lot # 545 - Relics From a Stratosphere Balloon Flight
This lot includes several relics (small pieces) from the National Geographic Stratospheric Balloon flight in July 1934, including a piece of rope, insulation from the batteries, lead sheathing from the radio cables and ballast. Also with this lot are the 2 National Geographic magazines which describ... > Item Details
RARE ZACHARY TAYLOR RAZOR STROP
Lot # 67 - RARE ZACHARY TAYLOR RAZOR STROP
A fabulous display piece we've never seen! An "Old Rough and Ready" razor sharpening block with cardboard cover. Measuring 11" overall with a tapered handle, the four-sided wooden block, 1.5" on each side, is covered with a well-worn leather on three of the sides. On the cardboard box, opposite the ... > Item Details
SALTED PAPER PHOTOGRAPHS OF THE SANITARY FAIR COMM.
Lot # 401 - SALTED PAPER PHOTOGRAPHS OF THE SANITARY FAIR COMM.
Lot of 2 salted paper photographs, 10.25 x 12" and 10.25 x 14.25" mounted on larger boards. Group portraits, probably taken in Washington at the Brady studio, circa 1863. One with typed label on verso "Sanitary Fair Commitees." Major General Orlando Wool is seated in the center of one group. > Item Details
FINE PARKER AND DAVIS CAMPAIGN KERCHIEF
Lot # 270 - FINE PARKER AND DAVIS CAMPAIGN KERCHIEF
Alton Parker and Henry Davis 1904 campaign bandanna. Very bold color. Three minor stains under Parker’s printed name, a small slit beside the word “Henry” and an eraser sized hole in the center fold ribbon of red, white and blue. > Item Details
IDENTIFIED CIVIL WAR FIFE
Lot # 380 - IDENTIFIED CIVIL WAR FIFE
Fine rosewood fife engraved with "J. Jameson" and "Co. D 16", "Co. C 16" and Co. C 2." on the brass end caps. We found multiple Jameson's but none precisely matching this affiliation. A neat piece worthy of more research. > Item Details
Archive of Captain William H. Mickle, 134th New York
Lot # 354 - Archive of Captain William H. Mickle, 134th New York
William H. Mickle Papers, 134th New York Infantry and AAQM Artillery XI AC 143 letters from Mickle, 7 other war-date letters; 113 post-war letters; 28 legal documents, 4 diaries; 2 cartes de visite and other photos; ca.100p. of lecture notes and speeches. William H. Mickle (1839-1922) from Maria... > Item Details
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