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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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GEORGE B. MCLELLAN CAMPAIGN TOKENS
Lot # 102 - GEORGE B. MCLELLAN CAMPAIGN TOKENS
Lot of 5 Civil War Token Group. Five in total: four 20mm. specimens with McClellan's handsome profile; one 24mm. brass with McClellan on front, "The Union Must and Shall be Preserved" on reverse. An above-average selection. > 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
Fine Photograph of Civil War Ironclad
Lot # 372 - Fine Photograph of Civil War Ironclad
Anonymous, albumen photograph, 7.5 x 4.5" mounted on larger board showing an early Union ironclad on the Mississippi, with the bluffs of Vicksburg or Natchez in the distance. The letters "S" and "X" visible on her stacks. A period copy photograph from the effects of Peter Hartwig, Acting Chief Eng... > Item Details
HAND-TINTED LITHOGRAPH OF CIVIL WAR DRUMMER BOY
Lot # 390 - HAND-TINTED LITHOGRAPH OF CIVIL WAR DRUMMER BOY
Hand-colored lithograph entitled "The Last Call," from Bufford's Print Publishing House, Boston. The print shows a bomb about to explode at the feet of a drummer while a battle rages in the background. Framed under glass, 10 x 14" visible, scattered soiling and foxing, but overall in very good condi... > Item Details
Women's Suffrage Pinbacks & Fob,
Lot # 297 - Women's Suffrage Pinbacks & Fob,
lOT OF 4. Suffrage Group. Two "Votes for Women" buttons, a 7/8" black on brown, fine, and a 1.25" black on yellow with moderate foxing; and a 1915 "Woman's Liberty Bell" fob from Pennsylvania; together with an original order form from Literature Department of the Pennsylvania Woman Suffrage Associat... > Item Details
Ornamental Iron Company 1894 Trade Catalog
Lot # 520 - Ornamental Iron Company 1894 Trade Catalog
Catalog from Nov. 1, 1894, Winslow Bros. Co. Ornamental Iron Works, Chicago. 4to, 165 numbered pages, photographic edition, soft cloth cover. > Item Details
CDV OF LT. A.G. SHEPARD, 33RD MASS.
Lot # 339 - CDV OF LT. A.G. SHEPARD, 33RD MASS.
Vignette by “Heald & Bro.” Lynn, Mass. Ink-signed on recto with name, rank and regiment. Shepard enlisted as a sergeant in Company K. and was commissioned in May 1863 as a 2nd Lt. serving until the end of the war. The 33rd Mass. was brigaded with the 134th NY. in Von Steinwehr’s division of the 1... > Item Details
PHOTO INSCRIBED & SIGNED BY W.H. TAFT
Lot # 481 - PHOTO INSCRIBED & SIGNED BY W.H. TAFT
An oversized photo of an oversized President, William Howard Taft (1909-1913). 9.5 x 13.5", sepia silver print on matte paper. Inscribed "For the Rev. K.G. Pierce of All Saints' Unitarian with my great respect and best wishes of Wm. H. Taft / The White House, May 5th, 1909." In 11.75 x 16.25" frame... > Item Details
FINE FOLK ART WM.  MCKINLEY MARQUETRY PLAQUE
Lot # 238 - FINE FOLK ART WM. MCKINLEY MARQUETRY PLAQUE
Folk art inlay wood bust of McKinley in fancy inlay frame 11” by 14”. No artist signature. > Item Details
TWO VOLS. HARPERS WEEKLY, 1857-1858
Lot # 527 - TWO VOLS. HARPERS WEEKLY, 1857-1858
Vols. I & II of Harper's Weekly, Nos. 1 through 104. Both folio, bound in half-calf with marbled boards, ex lib. Vol. I is missing part of spine, significant wear to cover, but binding still tight on the publications themselves. Vol. II shows less wear, some shelfwear, front hinge separated, but not... > Item Details
St. Louis Sheet Metal 1898 Catalog
Lot # 506 - St. Louis Sheet Metal 1898 Catalog
This catalog from the Missouri Sheet Metal Ornament Company is dated 1898. This company sold everything from statuary to signs to brackets and capitals. The catalog is 64pp with index, small folio with printed paper wraps, cloth spine, and includes photos as well as lithographed prints of the produc... > Item Details
ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER OF THE HANGING OF A BLACK MAN
Lot # 294 - ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER OF THE HANGING OF A BLACK MAN
Miami-Union--Extra, Troy, Ohio, Friday September 17, 1880, column one "HANGED!" Terrific sheet detailing the case and public hanging of an African American, George Mitchell, found guilty of murdering his wife. Illustrated with an image of Mitchell, the gallows, and a map of the murder scene. A f... > Item Details
CLEVELAND-HENDRICKS CAMPAIGN SHELL BADGE
Lot # 156 - CLEVELAND-HENDRICKS CAMPAIGN SHELL BADGE
Nice 1" jugate albumen photo of the candidates in a brass shell pin, with rwb ribbon. > Item Details
FREMONT CAMPAIGN RIBBON
Lot # 81 - FREMONT CAMPAIGN RIBBON
Ribbon from the new Republican party for the Fremont-Dayton campaign of 1856. On this pale blue ribbon, "The Pathfinder" has the "Free Soil, Free Speech, Free Press" slogan below the horse [Sullivan/Fischer JCF-36]. Some staining from mounting adhesive, but still Very Good. > Item Details
THREE GREAT MCKINLEY CAMPAIGN RIBBONS
Lot # 215 - THREE GREAT MCKINLEY CAMPAIGN RIBBONS
Three 1896 ribbons from related trade groups: the Clothiers' Legion, the Cotton Exchange, and the Dry Goods Association. All printed in gold, two on dark blue, each appearing quite fresh and clean with original pins intact. > Item Details
BENJAMIN HARRISON CAMPAIGN JUGATE CHARM
Lot # 191 - BENJAMIN HARRISON CAMPAIGN JUGATE CHARM
Harrison Charm. Sullivan/DeWitt #1888-50, 33 x 28mm., gilt brass shell with glass covered portraits. Some age and discoloration to Harrison and Morton cardboards, eagle shell quite fine. > Item Details
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
Ornamental Metals 1920s Trade Catalog
Lot # 515 - Ornamental Metals 1920s Trade Catalog
Catalog for the Wm. H. Jackson Company, NY City, folio in horizontal format, 220pp., cloth cover with gilt lettering, illustrated with photographs. Some damp staining and mold damage to cover, else very good condition. > Item Details
Papers Relating to Capt. W. H. Mickle's Civil War Appointments
Lot # 355 - Papers Relating to Capt. W. H. Mickle's Civil War Appointments
William H. Mickle, 134th New York Infantry, Official Documents, 1863-1865. 13 items. Official documents, most with printed letterhead, detailing William H. Mickle, Lieutenant in the 134th New York, to duty. The collection includes two special field orders from the Dept. of the Cumberland (for l... > Item Details
SIGNED CDV OF MAJOR GENERAL A.S. WILLIAMS
Lot # 326 - SIGNED CDV OF MAJOR GENERAL A.S. WILLIAMS
Published wartime view of Alpheus Starkey Williams as Brigadier General wearing two star badges of the 12th/20th Corps. Cartes is ink-signed in Williams’ bold hand on verso using his Bvt. Major General’s rank dating the signature to after January 1866. Williams commanded a division in the 12th Cor... > Item Details
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