Lot 7    

JAPANESE AMBROTYPE, TWO YOUNG MEN
2002 Historic Americana. May 4.
Great sixth plate in complete wooden case, identified in Japanese characters as "Meiji 18, Inoue age 28 and Imai age 27.

Condition:  
EXC with extensive labeling in Japanese characters.
Est $250 - $350
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GARFIELD-ARTHUR BAR OF SOAP
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CDV OF CHLOE LANKTON - WHO IS SHE?
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Cdv on printed mount by J.C. Garrigues of Philadelphia. We have not previously seen this image, nor is she listed in any standard biographical references. The fact that the photographer printed her name on the mount suggests she was of some stature. Who is she! > Item Details
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Lot # 346 - GROUP OF INDIANA CIVIL WAR CDVS
Lot of eight CDV’s including three wearing a similar uniform with veteran’s stripes, cuff braiding and embroidered “star” on breast of a nine button shell jacket. One private’s cartes contains a faint pencil identification that appears to read, “J A Markley Co. D 8th Ind.” This is John A. Markley ... > Item Details
ALBUMEN CDV OF JEFF DAVIS
Lot # 347 - ALBUMEN CDV OF JEFF DAVIS
This cdv of Jefferson Davis has an Anthony backmark. Adhesive stain on where photo attached to card, but still good. > Item Details
PAIR OF MCKINLEY CAMPAIGN JUGATES
Lot # 226 - PAIR OF MCKINLEY CAMPAIGN JUGATES
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Darius Kinsey Photograph of North Bend, Washington Territory,
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RARE HENRY CLAY TEXAS CAMPAIGN FLAG
Lot # 51 - RARE HENRY CLAY TEXAS CAMPAIGN FLAG
Printed cotton, 26.25 x 61." An exceptionally rare variant of this well-known Clay flag, with the added names of "Houston" and "Stockton" below Clay and Frelinghuysen. (For two similar examples, see "Threads of History." 1979: 117. The added names of course, refer to Sam Houston and Richard Stockt... > Item Details
SIGNED CDV OF MAJOR GENERAL A.S. WILLIAMS
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Published wartime view of Alpheus Starkey Williams as Brigadier General wearing two star badges of the 12th/20th Corps. Cartes is ink-signed in Williams’ bold hand on verso using his Bvt. Major General’s rank dating the signature to after January 1866. Williams commanded a division in the 12th Cor... > Item Details
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An excellent hand-colored lithograph of "United States Zouave Cadets, Chicago," illustrating variations in Zouave uniforms, with cadets training in background, Zouave shield below. Lithographed by Edw. Mendel, Chicago. A rare sheet, illustrating Elmer Ephraim Ellsworth, the first casualty of the Civ... > Item Details
GREAT LOGAN
Lot # 172 - GREAT LOGAN "FORTY ROUNDS" CAMPAIGN BADGE
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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
GARFIELD AND ARTHUR CAMPAIGN BANDANNA
Lot # 148 - GARFIELD AND ARTHUR CAMPAIGN BANDANNA
Garfield and Arthur red and white bandana, size 21 ¾ inches by 20 inches. Portraits of the candidates slightly faded. > Item Details
PORTRAIT OF GENERAL SAMUEL HOUSTON, GRAPHITE AND INK WASH ON PAPER
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Anonymous, graphite and ink on paper, 7.25 x 6" (sight), framed with mat and glazing.. Possibly one of the earliest known portraits of Houston, this rendering shows him as a Brigadier General in the Tennessee State Militia. Houston (1793-1863) a Virginian by birth, moved to the vicinity of Marys... > 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
W.J. BRYAN MATCHSAFE
Lot # 263 - W.J. BRYAN MATCHSAFE
The classic William Jennings Bryan nickel-plated brass matchsafe. Each side is identical with a bust of Bryan facing left, inscribed "For President" on lid part, art nouveau designs in corners. In great condition, retaining most of the original plating. Much scarcer than the McKinley mate! > Item Details
PAPER MAKER'S MANUSCRIPT COMMONPLACE BOOK
Lot # 488 - PAPER MAKER'S MANUSCRIPT COMMONPLACE BOOK
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Rare CDV of Kit Carson & Edwin Perrin,
Lot # 561 - Rare CDV of Kit Carson & Edwin Perrin,
Studio pose of Carson and Edwin Perrin, taken in Albuquerque, January, 1862. Perrin was a Civil War Government expediter, sent to New Mexico Territory by the Secretary of War to help arm southwestern troops. Imprint of Anthony. > 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
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