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Three U.S. Naval Military Appointments for Charles . Bain
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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
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
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
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
Illustrated Newspaper Ad for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show,
Lot # - Illustrated Newspaper Ad for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show,
Sept. 7, 1896, advertisement from La Crosse entitled Buffalo Bill's Wild West And Congress Of Rough Riders Of The World. Includes a listing of events, exhibitions dates, admission rates and an illustrative view of Cody and members of his team, 4.5" x 19.75." > 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
Glass Stereoview of Square in St. Petersburg,
Lot # - Glass Stereoview of Square in St. Petersburg,
during the waning days of Tsarist rule, depicts Dvorcovaja Square, dominated by Alexander I's impressive column. The slide is numbered and identified in the negative along the lower margin. This exceptionally sharp image enjoys nice tonal contrasts. > Item Details
Albumen of Riverboat at Cannelton, Indiana,
Lot # - Albumen of Riverboat at Cannelton, Indiana,
ca. late 19th century, the image depicting a twin-stacked sternwheeler at rest along the Ohio River shore. Matted in fairly recent wooden frame pencil inscribed Cannelton, Indiana / levee on backboard. 7.5" x 5.5" overall with frame. > 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
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