Lot 15    

Half Plate Tintype of New England Town
2002 Historic Americana. May 4.
Anonymous, half plate tintype of a tidy New England town. Great tones.

Condition:  
Uncased, in mat and preserver only.
Est $300 - $500
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JAPANESE AMBROTYPE, SEATED WOMAN WITH BOOK
Lot # 8 - JAPANESE AMBROTYPE, SEATED WOMAN WITH BOOK
Anonymous sixth plate in complete wooden case. She rests a Japanese book on her knees. > Item Details
SCARCE BRECKENRIDGE AND LANE FERRO
Lot # 95 - SCARCE BRECKENRIDGE AND LANE FERRO
A 17mm. "back-to-back" campaign token, holed at top to be worn as a charm or pinned to a lapel, the ferrotype portraits are quite clean. A nice example. > Item Details
CDV OF COL. ALLEN H. JACKSON, 134TH NY
Lot # 331 - CDV OF COL. ALLEN H. JACKSON, 134TH NY
Anonymous vignette with period pencil identification on verso. Having previously served in the 91st NY. Jackson joined the new 134th as Major rising to Lt. Colonel by March 1863. Jackson commanded the regiment at Gettysburg and was in the thick of the heavy fighting of July 1st that cost the regim... > Item Details
RUSSELL CIVIL WAR PHOTOGRAPH OF THE STONE WALL, MARY'S HEIGHTS
Lot # 399 - RUSSELL CIVIL WAR PHOTOGRAPH OF THE STONE WALL, MARY'S HEIGHTS
Salted paper photograph, 9.75 x 12" mounted on larger board. One of the classic images of the early war, showing Confederate dead at Mary's Heights, Fredricksburg, Virginia. Taken by Russell, May 3,1863. > 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
PARADE TORCH & TORCH CANE
Lot # 280 - PARADE TORCH & TORCH CANE
Lot of two canes, including a novelty tin torchlight cane. The knob at the top is removed to reveal the wick of the torch. > Item Details
LETTER SIGNED W.J. BRYAN
Lot # 482 - LETTER SIGNED W.J. BRYAN
TLS "W.J. Bryan", April 9, 1902, Lincoln, NE. On "The Commoner" letterhead with original envelope addressed to "The Commoner." Great political content as Bryan writes, " No one can tell in advance what will be the action of the next national convention, but there is no reason to believe that the ra... > Item Details
FINE JOHN C. FREMONT CAMPAIGN RIBBON
Lot # 79 - FINE JOHN C. FREMONT CAMPAIGN RIBBON
Fremont campaign ribbon from the "great pathfinder's" 1856 bid for the presidency. A nice, somewhat different, piece, a lovely blue on very thin silk. Sullivan/Fischer #JCF-7, but a hint of age. > Item Details
NICHOLAS COSTELLO POLITICAL CABINET CARD
Lot # 170 - NICHOLAS COSTELLO POLITICAL CABINET CARD
Great political cabinet card with gilt edges picturing an old man, ballot in one hand, cane in the other. Underneath him it reads, "Capt. Nicholas Costello, Aged 106 Years, Voted for Cleveland & Thurman, Nov. 6, 1888." (Cleveland lost.) Minor foxing of card. > Item Details
Autographs of Civil War Heroes
Lot # 418 - Autographs of Civil War Heroes
Lot of 2. Includes TLS, 1p, New York, Sept 27, 1899 invitation of W.H. Mickle, written on the stationary of the reception committee to Honor Admiral George Dewey. Boldly signed by Howard. Includes the original transmittal envelope, and two printed circulars outlining Mickle's duties. With a patr... > Item Details
 TAFT AND SHERMAN CAMPAIGN GLASS AND CHINA
Lot # 265 - TAFT AND SHERMAN CAMPAIGN GLASS AND CHINA
LOT OF 3Lot of Taft Presidential plates. The 7 inch jugate plate shows some wear to the gold decorative detail Plate with graphic transfer is VG. Nice Taft single picture plate. Small crow's foot on back. > Item Details
LANDMARK BOOK. FILSON'S HISTORY OF KENTUCKY
Lot # 566 - LANDMARK BOOK. FILSON'S HISTORY OF KENTUCKY
Filson, John. "Histoire de Kentucke, Nouvelle Colonie, a L'Ouest de Virginie." M. Perraud, Paris. 1785. Small 8vo, 234pp, with folding map. Original, brown marbeled paper boards, with gilt-stamped leather backstrip. This is the first French edition of the landmark book on Kentucky and first pub... > Item Details
MUSCLE SHOALS DAM PHOTOS AND EPHEMERA
Lot # 32 - MUSCLE SHOALS DAM PHOTOS AND EPHEMERA
39.silver gelatin photographs, 8 x 10", of the construction of Wilson Dam, Muscle Shoals, AL. Also included are USGS topographic map (1916 version) of dam area (Muscle Shoals Quad), several pages from "The Dam Dealy News" from 1927 and 1928, plus Christmas greetings from the dam for the above years,... > Item Details
MCKINLEY-HOBART JUGATE CAMPAIGN RIBBON
Lot # 210 - MCKINLEY-HOBART JUGATE CAMPAIGN RIBBON
McKinley Ribbon. A bright, clean example issued by the "Cloak and Suit Trade," with solid brass and celluloid bar at top, lovely, multicolored flag design. Nice. > Item Details
SAMUEL TILDEN PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN BALLOTS
Lot # 140 - SAMUEL TILDEN PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN BALLOTS
Lot of 2 paper ballots. Pair of 1876 Samuel J. Tilden ballots, one from Maryland issued by the "Democratic National Reform" Party, the other somewhat unusual in that the Democratic candidate was being supported on the "Conservative Electoral Ticket." Both quite pristine. > Item Details
GREAT GROUP OF MCKINLEY CAMPAIGN CHINA
Lot # 232 - GREAT GROUP OF MCKINLEY CAMPAIGN CHINA
Lot of 5 McKinley campaign plates including an unusual square milkglass plate, transfer slightly faded. Also a McKinley Hobart jugate plate with edge chips. > Item Details
LOT OF CDVS OF 6 UNION GENERALS PLUS LINCOLN
Lot # 330 - LOT OF CDVS OF 6 UNION GENERALS PLUS LINCOLN
*Auctioneer’s note: after thoughtful consideration it was decided to “break-out” the cartes de visites described below as separate lots. The Mickle album contained much valuable material and it is our desire to make the contents available to the broadest possible audience without significantly alte... > Item Details
SIGNED BY TWO CIVIL WAR GENERALS
Lot # 427 - SIGNED BY TWO CIVIL WAR GENERALS
ALS, 1p, December 1863, written by a surgeon in the 10th NY requesting explanation for his discharge from service. Docketed on verso by seven different officers in the 2nd Army Corps, including Alexander Hays as Brigadier General, and Winfield Scott Hancock as Major General. Hays, the much breve... > Item Details
Cabinet Card of American Indian by C.R. Savage
Lot # 602 - Cabinet Card of American Indian by C.R. Savage
Great albumen cabinet photo of a Ute brave by famed Salt Lake City photographer Charles R. Savage, with inked inscription on verso "Chief Wooly Head." An unusual pose for Savage who tended towards paternalistic racism in many of his Indian images. > Item Details
JUGATE BENJAMIN HARRISON CAMPAIGN CHARM
Lot # 201 - JUGATE BENJAMIN HARRISON CAMPAIGN CHARM
Harrison/Reid 1888 campaign charm with cardboard photos, the Harrison side encased in a glass cover that when peered into, the bevel refracts the message "Protect America." A superior example, far scarcer than the corresponding 1892 example with Levi Morton as the running mate. Missing the glass cub... > Item Details
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