Lot 8    

JAPANESE AMBROTYPE, SEATED WOMAN WITH BOOK
2002 Historic Americana. May 4.
Anonymous sixth plate in complete wooden case. She rests a Japanese book on her knees.

Condition:  
EXC, with Japanese handstamp on edge of case.
Est $250 - $350
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SLAVE BILL, MARCH 13, 1856
Lot # 288 - SLAVE BILL, MARCH 13, 1856
March 13, 1856 receipt for the$1000 sale of "a negro boy Charles about forty years of age….a slave for life." Sold to A.O. Harris witnessed by R. B. Mitchell. From the Harris family papers of Memphis, Tennessee. > Item Details
JOHN BELL PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN ENVELOPES
Lot # 100 - JOHN BELL PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN ENVELOPES
Lot of 3 unused patriotic covers, two featuring portraits of John Bell, 1860 candidate for president and opponent of Lincoln, one a jugate with Bell and Everett. Both have been overstamped in red "Traitor." One with "Both Bells Have Turned." A slave owner, Bell was considered moderate for his conc... > Item Details
CURRIER AND IVES OF CHARLES SUMNER
Lot # 187 - CURRIER AND IVES OF CHARLES SUMNER
Lithograph print published by Currier & Ives, NY, 1874, entitled "The Death of Charles Sumner, at Washington, D.C. March 11th, 1874. Aged 63 years, 2 months, and 5 days." Below is a quote, "Do Not let the Civil Rights Bill Fail." Approx. 10 x 14", framed under glass. Some margin tears and damp stain... > Item Details
JOHN C. FREMONT CAMPAIGN RIBBON AND COVERS
Lot # 80 - JOHN C. FREMONT CAMPAIGN RIBBON AND COVERS
An example of Sullivan/Fischer #JCF-36, black on white, one small stain at right edge; together with two fine patriotic covers. > Item Details
MCKINLEY RIBBON AND CABINET CARD
Lot # 219 - MCKINLEY RIBBON AND CABINET CARD
Lot of 3 items including cabinet cards of William McKinley ('73) and Garret Hobart, both with imprint of A.S. Campbell, Elizabet, NJ. Hobart card has lower left corner ben, minor foxing of both. AND mourning ribbon which simply has portrait and "We Mourn Our Loss" with black stripe below. > Item Details
MATCHED PAIR OF 1900 POLITICAL BANDANNAS
Lot # 258 - MATCHED PAIR OF 1900 POLITICAL BANDANNAS
An interesting pair of campaign handkerchiefs. Both are 17” square. The McKinley Roosevelt with graphic crossed flags stitched into the material. The Bryan Stevenson has a colorful flag with slogans. VG. > Item Details
Autographed Engraving of Rutherford B. Hayes
Lot # 478 - Autographed Engraving of Rutherford B. Hayes
Nice 6.5 x 4.25" steel engraving of Hayes, with "Sincerely R.B. Hayes" strongly penned below portrait. > Item Details
(Lot 275A) RARE POSTER ASSOCIATING FDR & TRUMAN WITH THE KKK
Lot # 275 - (Lot 275A) RARE POSTER ASSOCIATING FDR & TRUMAN WITH THE KKK
This 2-color poster is 28 x 41.5", and has been professionally restored and mounted on linen. It has caricature drawings of FDR with an arm over the shoulder of a hooded man with "Truman" on the robe. FDR's balloon reads "I should be very happy to run with Harry Truman. He'll bring real strength to ... > 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
RARE FREMONT-LINCOLN CAMPAIGN RIBBON
Lot # 216 - RARE FREMONT-LINCOLN CAMPAIGN RIBBON
Republican ribbon, most likely from a campaign at the turn-of-the century, noting the owner had voted for the first Republican to seek the presidency, John Charles Fremont, and then voted for Standard-bearer of the Party in '60 and '64 -- the first elected Republican, Lincoln. Blue on cream, a few l... > Item Details
Rare Tintype of Union Winter Quarters
Lot # 312 - Rare Tintype of Union Winter Quarters
An intriguing outdoor sixth-plate tintype offering a rare candid glimpse of military life in the field. The reason for this photograph has been lost to time but an incredible wealth of detail remains frozen in the plate. The transient nature of the encampment is suggested by the haphazard layout o... > Item Details
LOT OF 2 POLITICAL CARICATURE MUGS
Lot # 274 - LOT OF 2 POLITICAL CARICATURE MUGS
One mug depicts Franklin D. Roosevelt (with "Happy Days are Here Again" on opposite side), the other his Vice President, John Nance Garner. 4.5" tall, part of a set produced in 1933 by Stangl Pottery Company, this pair has FDR grinning broadly and Garner scowling. > Item Details
GREAT GEORGE WASHINGTON PIN BOX
Lot # 35 - GREAT GEORGE WASHINGTON PIN BOX
Washington "Forget me Not" box. A 2.75 x 3.75" box with handcolored glass lid adorned by a portrait of our Founding Father, a mirror recessed in the inside lid, and a glass panel on the bottom with a heart-shaped valentine sentiment. These thread/pin boxes date to 1824 with examples known for Washin... > Item Details
RARE OPALESCENT GLASS MCKINLEY CANDY DISH
Lot # 229 - RARE OPALESCENT GLASS MCKINLEY CANDY DISH
An unusual 8 x 7 footed, pressed glass candy dish in opalescent blue glass, featuring a central paper portrait of McKinley affixed to the interior of the pedestal . One tiny nick in portrait, else EXC. Have not seen this piece previously. > Item Details
FINE HENRY CLAY MOURNING RIBBON
Lot # 57 - FINE HENRY CLAY MOURNING RIBBON
1852 Henry Clay mourning ribbon. A Kentucky politician with an amazing record of public service, Clay ran for high office several times: as a Democratic-Republican candidate for both President and Vice President in 1824, National Republican candidate for President, 1832, and a Whig candidate in 1844... > Item Details
SUPER GROVER CLEVELAND CAMPAIGN BANDANNA
Lot # 161 - SUPER GROVER CLEVELAND CAMPAIGN BANDANNA
A 19 inch square 1888 Cleveland and Thurman “ Our Candidates” with classic rooster design. Shows only very minor stains, the most serious along Thurman’s forehead. > Item Details
A.J. Russell Salt Print of Civil War Locomotive
Lot # 402 - A.J. Russell Salt Print of Civil War Locomotive
A.J. Russell (1830-1902). Salted paper photograph, 16.25 x 12 mounted on larger, thin paper board. A portrait of the J.H. Devereaux, probably taken at the Alexandria, Virginia yards of the USMMR. Devereux was superintendent of the Military Rail Roads, and a fine portrait of him on the pressure dom... > Item Details
GROUP OF McKINLEY CAMPAIGN STUDS
Lot # 218 - GROUP OF McKINLEY CAMPAIGN STUDS
Lot of 5. McKinley Group. Five "Protection" studs and pins from 1896. Some unusual designs including a stud in blue depicting the visage of McKinley. > Item Details
Victorian Static Electricity Generator
Lot # 533 - Victorian Static Electricity Generator
A late 19th century frictional static electricity generator, this one with a brass plaque identifying it as "The Patee Static Machine / Pat. By T.H. Patee. Sept 12, 1891(?) / Greencastle, IND." This one has a walnut base that is 12.5 x 32", with wood supports. The entire structure is 33" high. The l... > Item Details
TAYLOR-FILLMORE BALLOT
Lot # 70 - TAYLOR-FILLMORE BALLOT
This Taylor-Fillmore ballot reads at top, "State of Virginia. The People's Ticket. 7th November 1848." It lists the electors from Virginia for the Taylor-Fillmore ballot, with decorative border, signature of voter on verso. > Item Details
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