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Three U.S. Naval Military Appointments for Charles . Bain
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Keystone Magic Lantern Slides, Including American Indian,
Lot # - Keystone Magic Lantern Slides, Including American Indian,
One set as follows: Indian Basket Weaving, Prince Edward Island and Indian Woman Working on Moose Hide, near Atlin, British Columbia. Both images by the Keystone View Company of Meadville, Pennsylvania. Additional Keystone slides in this lot variously depict coal cars in Ohio, agriculture in New Yor... > Item Details
19th Century German Greeting Card with Tipped In Photograph,
Lot # - 19th Century German Greeting Card with Tipped In Photograph,
ca. 1890s, the front reads Froehlich Ostern (Happy Easter) and opens to a loose second card mounted with a sentimental childhood lithograph. 4.5" X 6.25". > Item Details
Circa 1902 Vernacular Photograph Album
Photograph of ID'd Union Officer, Theodore B. Wire, 177 OVI,
Lot # - Photograph of ID'd Union Officer, Theodore B. Wire, 177 OVI,
with imprint of B.F. Marsh, Paineville, Ohio with orange 2 cent Washington U.S. Internal Revenue tax stamp on reverse and inked inscription Yours T.B. Wire 1st Lieut. Co. I 177 OVI Perry Lake Co., O..Theodore enlisted as a private and was promoted on Oct. 1864 to 1st Lt. The 177th O.V.I. with their ... > Item Details
Thermoplastic Sixth Plate Wall Frame With Daguerreotype,
Lot # - Thermoplastic Sixth Plate Wall Frame With Daguerreotype,
suggesting a newlyweds' portrait given the female subject's wedding band and her resolute expression. The image is behind a brass mat stamped with avian and floral motifs; the whole set into a molded frame having a scrolled border. 4.25" x 4.75" overall. > Item Details
Beard Elixir Illustrated Broadside,
Lot # - Beard Elixir Illustrated Broadside,
with illustrations of balding men before and after the use of this product, undated but ca 1900 and certainly before the establishment of the Food and Drug Administration. > Item Details
19th Century Christian Satirical Poem,
Lot # - 19th Century Christian Satirical Poem,
a printed 32 stanza poem in three columns with ornamental border on 9” x 12” paper dated Dec. 27, 1866, being a satirical look at the history of Christianity and ending with the stanzas All praises to the Devil/For Giving God t1866 Atheists Song Sheet, > Item Details
Printed Grover Cleveland <i>Up Salt River Pass</i>,
Lot # - Printed Grover Cleveland Up Salt River Pass,
printed on pink card stock, rerading in part The Old Steamer “Democracy” Will make her last and final trip Up Salt River Under The Charge Of His Hexcellency Grover Cleveland. First Mate, “The Old Roman” (and his Bandana.) Steward in charge of the Silverware, A.J. Streeter. Bar Tender, Clinton B. Fis... > Item Details
Three Jos. Lowinstein Photographs from the 1915 Panama-Pacific Expo, San Francisco,
Lot # - Three Jos. Lowinstein Photographs from the 1915 Panama-Pacific Expo, San Francisco,
all warm-toned silver gelatin prints on textured paper, includes a harpist and an older gentleman and lady with basket, all in original mats and two with original Expo partially printed labels on back including Lowinstein's address in Detroit, Mich., 18 x 22". > Item Details
Two 19th Century Copy Books, & Autograph Book,
Lot # - Two 19th Century Copy Books, & Autograph Book,
smallest dated 1870, Blotter dated 1879, autograph book dated 1861-64, with occasional later notes. 12mo in red leather boards with gilt front, ffep with Alice E. Palmer, Wyoming, NY. The first few autographs are from soldiers in the 130th New York Vols., Aug. 1862, Camp Portage. Most of the enliste... > Item Details
Full Plate Tintype of Comically Dressed Brothers,
Lot # - Full Plate Tintype of Comically Dressed Brothers,
ca. 1880s, depicting a brace of barefoot lads in knee breeches, striped shits and narrow-brimmed straw hats. Oddly enough, the fellows' shirts are tinted while all other surfaces remain unenhanced. Behind stippled paper mat in period wooden frame. Overall 7.75" x 9.75". > Item Details
Tabor Image of Old Carmel Mission, Monterey, Cal.</i>,
Lot # - Tabor Image of Old Carmel Mission, Monterey, Cal.,
early 20th century, lower margin of negative contains caption and Tabor signature. 7.5" x 4.75". > Item Details
Mother of Pearl Papier-Mâché Ninth Plate Photograph Case
Lot # - Mother of Pearl Papier-Mâché Ninth Plate Photograph Case
ca. 1860s, paper maché over wood, lid hand-painted with flower spray incorporating inlays, brass hasp and gilt edges added to simulate an expensive book, the case houses a period tintype of a young man behind a plain brass mat and preserver. > Item Details
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