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TINTYPES OF STREET VENDOR AND AN "INDIAN"
2002 Historic Americana. May 4.
Lot of 2, cdv-sized tintypes. One a great pose of a salesman or street vendor holding a bundle of books, with another open in his hand; a basket rests on the studio floor partially filled with paper. The other image is of woman dressed in an Iroquoian Indian costume.

Condition:  
First near EXC, second a bit dark, with gilt-costume highlights.
Est $200 - $300
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A.J. RUSSELL CIVIL WAR PHOTOGRAPHS AROUND WASHINGTON, D.C.
Lot # 403 - A.J. RUSSELL CIVIL WAR PHOTOGRAPHS AROUND WASHINGTON, D.C.
Lot of 6 albumen photographs, ranging in size from 9 x 12.5" to 11.25 x 15" all mounted on larger board, several with Russell's blindstamp. Scenes taken in an around the District of Columbia and Georgetown. Includes the following: "View Taken from N.H. Whiton's Residence (Looking South); Loo... > Item Details
CDV ALBUM OF CAPT. WM. H. MICKLE, 134th NY
Lot # 353 - CDV ALBUM OF CAPT. WM. H. MICKLE, 134th NY
The personal compilation of Captain Mickle containing numerous military cartes with family views spanning the 1861 to 1870’s time period, housed in a massive twenty-five page brown leather album. William H. Mickle enlisted as a private in Company H., 134th NY. on August 22, 1862 and was promoted to... > Item Details
POSTER OF PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES FOR 1856
Lot # 72 - POSTER OF PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES FOR 1856
Campaign chart depicting all of the candidates for president and vice president for 1856. Issued as a supplement for the NYC newspaper "Brother Jonathan" and given away by them as a "memento of the Christmas Holidays." Central column of advertising messages from the publisher. Each portrait is conta... > 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
Franklin Roosevelt Signed Document
Lot # 483 - Franklin Roosevelt Signed Document
DS, 1p, small folio, May 14, 1931, appointing Frank Cassidy as a captain in the New York State National Guard. Signed as Governor. Framed. > Item Details
CLEVELAND CAMPAIGN STORE CARD WITH STUDS
Lot # 157 - CLEVELAND CAMPAIGN STORE CARD WITH STUDS
Great original store card with "Democratic Nomination 1892" in red containing 12 brass cufflink studs embossed "Cleveland" surrounding a patriotic shield. Several with traces of original bluing. > Item Details
HENRY CLAY MOURNING RIBBON
Lot # 58 - HENRY CLAY MOURNING RIBBON
One of the prettiest designed Clay ribbons. A clean example of Sullivan/Fischer #HC-9, with the figure of "America" surrounded by images representing commerce, industry, shipping and agriculture. Quite bright and clean. > Item Details
Fine Photograph of Civil War Ironclad
Lot # 372 - Fine Photograph of Civil War Ironclad
Anonymous, albumen photograph, 7.5 x 4.5" mounted on larger board showing an early Union ironclad on the Mississippi, with the bluffs of Vicksburg or Natchez in the distance. The letters "S" and "X" visible on her stacks. A period copy photograph from the effects of Peter Hartwig, Acting Chief Eng... > Item Details
ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER OF THE HANGING OF A BLACK MAN
Lot # 294 - ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER OF THE HANGING OF A BLACK MAN
Miami-Union--Extra, Troy, Ohio, Friday September 17, 1880, column one "HANGED!" Terrific sheet detailing the case and public hanging of an African American, George Mitchell, found guilty of murdering his wife. Illustrated with an image of Mitchell, the gallows, and a map of the murder scene. A f... > Item Details
CIVIL WAR WATERCOLOR OF FT. SMITH ARKANSAS, 1861
Lot # 430 - CIVIL WAR WATERCOLOR OF FT. SMITH ARKANSAS, 1861
An intriquing 14.25 x 10" watercolor on paper, titled in the lower right "Fort Smith Arkansas, 1861" and signed "F. Barlow" lower left. A nicely accomplished scene of the barracks atop the bluff of the Red River, with a steamboat -- a snag extractor -- plying the river. > Item Details
Photograph of Standing Buffalo by C.M. Bell
Lot # 592 - Photograph of Standing Buffalo by C.M. Bell
Albumen photograph, 5 x 7.5" mounted on larger board of this Ponca chief. Not signed, but attributed to Bell on the basis of studio props. Bell was a long-time Washington photographer who captured images of visiting Americana Indian delegation members (see Fleming and Richardson, 1988). Purchased ... > Item Details
GARFIELD-ARTHUR BAR OF SOAP
Lot # 145 - GARFIELD-ARTHUR BAR OF SOAP
This unusual campaign item has impressed images of Garfield / Arthur" in red. Measures 1.25 x 2.5", hardly noticeable repairs at three points. This is the ONLY example we have ever seen! An absolutely unique item for the collector who wants to "clean up!" > Item Details
JOHN C. FREMONT CAMPAIGN RIBBON
Lot # 78 - JOHN C. FREMONT CAMPAIGN RIBBON
A unusual, 1856 silk from Illinois helping coat-tail candidates for local offices. Some scattered foxing and light age stains, still nice. John Charles Fremont, 1813-90, the first Republican candidate for President, also ran on the Rump Know-Nothing ticket. He would later withdraw his candidacy as a... > Item Details
Early Cattleman's Association Badge
Lot # 617 - Early Cattleman's Association Badge
Neat white metal badge in shape of a frying pan, w/raised lettering for the Stockmen's Association meeting in Amarillo, Texas, April 5-7, 1910. Handle with "Panhandle." > Item Details
POLK-DALLAS CAMPAIGN LITHOGRAPH
Lot # 59 - POLK-DALLAS CAMPAIGN LITHOGRAPH
Jugate hand-colored lithograph of James K. Polk (1845-49) and George M. Dallas, with flags and maps of Oregon and Texas territories below (the annexation of both was supported by Polk), eagle above. Caption is "President and Vice-President of the United States." Lithographed by Kellogg & Hanmer, Har... > Item Details
FINE PARKER AND DAVIS CAMPAIGN KERCHIEF
Lot # 270 - FINE PARKER AND DAVIS CAMPAIGN KERCHIEF
Alton Parker and Henry Davis 1904 campaign bandanna. Very bold color. Three minor stains under Parker’s printed name, a small slit beside the word “Henry” and an eraser sized hole in the center fold ribbon of red, white and blue. > Item Details
FINE SAMUEL TILDEN CAMPAIGN STICKPIN
Lot # 137 - FINE SAMUEL TILDEN CAMPAIGN STICKPIN
Tilden Pin. Sullivan/DeWitt #SJT-18, a fine 1876 pin that can be mated with the Hayes counterpart also in this sale. 26mm., original pin intact, quite fine. > Item Details
BENJAMIN HARRISON CAMPAIGN BANDANNA
Lot # 197 - BENJAMIN HARRISON CAMPAIGN BANDANNA
Benjamin Harrison 1888 18-inch square silk campaign handkerchief. VG. > Item Details
Anti-Slavery Meeting Broadside
Lot # 291 - Anti-Slavery Meeting Broadside
Broadside, 10.50 x 16, n.d., n.p., announcing a fair to be held in conjunction with a local anti-lsavery meeting to raise fund for the anti-slavery cause. Probably New England, circa 1840s-50s. > Item Details
CDV OF ARMED Private John K. Messmore, 99th OVI
Lot # 343 - CDV OF ARMED Private John K. Messmore, 99th OVI
Anonymous cartes of Messmore with period pencil identification on verso. Armed with a M1842 musket and full leather gear Messmore, of Company D., enlisted in June 1862 and transferred to the Veteran Reserve Corps in October 1864 finally mustering out in June 1865. Raised in Lima, Ohio the 99th OVI... > Item Details
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