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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Ambrotype of Japanese Gentleman
Lot # 9 - Ambrotype of Japanese Gentleman
Sixth plate ambrotype in half wooden case, identified in Japanese characters as "Meiji 16, Mr. Uno, Higashiyama hospital at Nakanoshima." > Item Details
McKenney and Hall 1933 Edition
Lot # 571 - McKenney and Hall 1933 Edition
McKenney, Thomas L. & James Hall. "The Indian Tribes of North America." 1933. Edinburgh: John Grant. 8vo, 3vols., cloth with gilt spines, 123 color plates and 2 maps. Plates in excellent condition, maps each have 1 tear in lower edge, otherwise in very good condition. > Item Details
WILLIAM HENRY HARRISON CAMPAIGN TEXTILE
Lot # 47 - WILLIAM HENRY HARRISON CAMPAIGN TEXTILE
William Henry Harrison blue and white cotton material, 10 ½ inches square. Classic Log Cabin and cider barrel design. Some light stain spots. > Item Details
RARE PARKER AND DAVIS CUSTARD TOOTHPICK HOLDER
Lot # 267 - RARE PARKER AND DAVIS CUSTARD TOOTHPICK HOLDER
Very rare Alton Parker and Henry Davis jugate transfer custard glass toothpick holder. 2 ½ inches tall. Very minor wear to the transfer. An exceptionally hard piece to find for a political collector or a custard glass collector. > Item Details
Bannock Prisoners at Fort Hall By W.H. Jackson
Lot # 589 - Bannock Prisoners at Fort Hall By W.H. Jackson
Lot of 2 albumen photographs, each 5 x 7.5" on larger mounts. Negative by W.H. Jackson, taken at Fort Hall, Idaha Territory, September 1878 during the Heyden Expedition. Both titled in negative and with strip paper label, one of "Indian Tom" another simply "Shoshoni." Acquired from the Rookwood Pot... > Item Details
UNPUBLISHED PHOTOGRAPH OF TAD LINCOLN
Lot # 89 - UNPUBLISHED PHOTOGRAPH OF TAD LINCOLN
UNPUBLISHED CDV OF TAD LINCOLN (?) Cdv with imprint of H. Manger’s Gallery, Philadelphia, showing well dressed gentleman with a boy we believe to be Tad Lincoln on his knee. An old penciled notation on verso reads: “Oct 16th, 1863. Mrs. Pomeroy Gave Me Mr. Sweeney and Teddy (sic) Lincoln.” We h... > Item Details
J.Q. ADAMS SATIRE
Lot # 41 - J.Q. ADAMS SATIRE
A wonderful anonymous 11.25 x 18" hand-colored engraving entitled "The Peddlar and his Pack or the Desperate Effort; an Over Balance." It shows NY publisher Peter Binns with a load of coffins on his back on which are John Q. Adams and Henry Clay, captions make reference to the famous "Coffin Hand Bi... > Item Details
GREAT GROUP OF MCKINLEY CAMPAIGN STUDS
Lot # 225 - GREAT GROUP OF MCKINLEY CAMPAIGN STUDS
Lot of 5.Group of five (5) McKinley studs from 1896: one sepia jugate, three multicolored celluloids, and a black stud with gold detailing of an eagle and the candidates' names. Quite a fine collection. > 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
Tintype of Id'd Yank With Sabre and Remington .44
Lot # 316 - Tintype of Id'd Yank With Sabre and Remington .44
A quarter-plate tintype of an effeminate-looking trooper boasting a classic saber up, pistol down pose. A contemporary slip of paper identifies this subject as “John L. Harley, NY.” No such name or permutation thereof could be located that dovetails to cavalry service. Having spent some time with... > 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
Quarter Plate Tintype of Yanks and Flag
Lot # 313 - Quarter Plate Tintype of Yanks and Flag
A quarter-plate tintype of two newly minted infantry non-commissioned officers photographed against the backdrop of a hanging thirty-four star flag. The unidentified pair strikes a similar pose with their M1840 swords in identical uniforms and high leather boots. The plate shows good detail but is ... > Item Details
JAMES A. GARFIELD CAMPAIGN TOKENS
Lot # 150 - JAMES A. GARFIELD CAMPAIGN TOKENS
Four typical tokens from 1880 reflecting the candidacy of the "canal boy." One superior example of a jugate with co-joined portraits, original lustre, 25mm. brass, the others in average condition with some age. Together with a small "Garfield and Arthur" clothing button. > Item Details
Ambrotype of Mustachioed Southron (Louisiana?)
Lot # 322 - Ambrotype of Mustachioed Southron (Louisiana?)
A crystal clear early sixth-plate ambrotype of a resolute Southerner wearing tinted military shirt and high-crowned kepi with the brass initials “LVR” inside two embroidered circles. The image is probably a Virginian with the “LVR” signifying his association with the “Lynchburg (Volunteer) Rifles (... > 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
Studebaker Carriages 1899 Trade Catalog
Lot # 516 - Studebaker Carriages 1899 Trade Catalog
Catalog from Studebaker Carriages, 1899, 12mo horizontal format, 132pp., lithographed illustrations, printed paper wraps. Very minor soil on cover, else excellent. > Item Details
B. HARRISON CAMPAIGN EPHEMERA
Lot # 190 - B. HARRISON CAMPAIGN EPHEMERA
LOT 0F 4. An unusual brass shell badge, "88" offset by "H" and "M" surrounded by red, white and blue, pin intact; together with a "Harrison" name pin with red, white and blue paint; a never-before seen hat pin in glazed brown; and a clean example of the classic Sullivan/DeWitt #1892-30. This pin-bad... > 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
RARE HARD RUBBER SEYMOUR- BLAIR TOKEN
Lot # 129 - RARE HARD RUBBER SEYMOUR- BLAIR TOKEN
A 30mm. jugate with co-joined portraits on the obverse, the legend "Seymour and Blair 1868" on the reverse. Made of black, composition material (often described as vegetable ivory or hard rubber), this example, DeWitt #1868-16, is holed at top as made and is quite fine. > Item Details
CABINET CARD OF ROBERT E. LEE
Lot # 409 - CABINET CARD OF ROBERT E. LEE
Albumen photograph on mount of Levin Handy, Brady's son-in-law who succeed him after the war. A Brady negative taken late in Lee's life. > Item Details
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