Lot 17    

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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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
BOLD JOHN C. FREMONT CAMPAIGN RIBBON
Lot # 77 - BOLD JOHN C. FREMONT CAMPAIGN RIBBON
An 1856 silk, printed on an unusual, mauve colored fabric. A few minor areas of discoloration and a hint of age, overall quite handsome. > Item Details
RARE MEMPHIS CIVIL WAR BROADSIDE
Lot # 387 - RARE MEMPHIS CIVIL WAR BROADSIDE
A 17 x 24" broadside with "Regulations and Executive and Official Orders, Governing the Purchase of Products in Insurrectionary States." It includes not only orders from President Lincoln, but also Secretaries of Treasury, War, Navy, etc., most orders dated in the fall of 1864. "Printed and for Sale... > Item Details
SPECTACULAR CDV OF DRUMMER JOHNNY CLEM
Lot # 340 - SPECTACULAR CDV OF DRUMMER JOHNNY CLEM "THE DRUMMER BOY OF SHILOH"
Absolutely pristine 1863 view of celebrity Sergeant John Lincoln Clem by “Schwing & Rudd.” Verso bears an ink inscription in Mickle’s hand giving an interesting contemporary account of Clem’s status and disposition. It reads, “Sarg’t Johnny Clem. Shot a Rebel officer & was presented with a badge ... > Item Details
SIGNED CDV OF MAJ. GEN. JOSEPH HOOKER
Lot # 325 - SIGNED CDV OF MAJ. GEN. JOSEPH HOOKER
Anonymous. Crisp vignette of Hooker ink-signed “Joseph Hooker Major General” in his hurried hand on recto. Cartes is trimmed, else VG. > Item Details
McKINLEY CANES PLUS
Lot # 251 - McKINLEY CANES PLUS
Lot of 3, two same. Two canes with white metal bust of McKinley, shield-breasted eagle below with ribbon on right reading "Protection," ribbon on left reads "1896." One still has most of plating over metal, ebonized hardwood shaft, 35" overall length. Other is a bit more worn, with damage to nose, ... > Item Details
Con Price-Inscribed, <i>Trails I Rode</i>
Lot # 576 - Con Price-Inscribed, Trails I Rode
Price, Con. "Trails I Rode. Memories of Old Cowboy Days and Charlie Russell." Trail's End Publishing. 1947. Illustrated by Charles M. Russell. First Edition. Inscribed by the author on the title page. > 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 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
Burton Range Trade Catalog
Lot # 518 - Burton Range Trade Catalog
Burton Range Co., Cincinnati (OH) catalog No. 11. This catalog of "Kitchen Utensils and Supplies, China, Glass and Silverware" for institutions. 4to, 122pp., printed paper wraps. Minor water damage to covers, scuffing of cover edges, catalog was folded lengthwise sometime in past, affecting mostly c... > Item Details
MEMPHIS, HARRIS FAMILY CONFEDERATE ARCHIVE
Lot # 422 - MEMPHIS, HARRIS FAMILY CONFEDERATE ARCHIVE
Adlai O. Harris Papers, 1844-1884 (mostly 1855-1862). 10 Confederate soldier’s letters, 13 other ALsS, 5 DsS, 11 photographs, 22 bonds and banknotes, 1 ticket Rev. Adlai O. Harris of Memphis, Tenn., saw his son, John W. Harris, commissioned as a Captain in a Tennessee Infantry regiment in an eag... > Item Details
Elks Medal Commemerating the Hanging of 1863 Sioux Uprising,
Lot # 618 - Elks Medal Commemerating the Hanging of 1863 Sioux Uprising,
Silvered white metal, 3.75" total length. Issued by the BPOE for their annual meeting in Philadelphia, 1907. This two-part medal issued to the delegates from Lodge 225, from Mankato, Minnesota and features an oval cello photo of the engraving of the hanging of the participants in the Sioux uprisin... > Item Details
W.H. Jackson Panoramic Grand Canyon Photograph,
Lot # 616 - W.H. Jackson Panoramic Grand Canyon Photograph,
Hand-colored silver bromide print 57.5 x 21.25", titled lower left in the negative "06089. Grand Canyon of the Colorado" and hand inked in the lower right "Detroit Publishing Company." A tour-de-force, 3 mammoth plate image, completely hand-colored, circa 1900-1910. In it's original 65 x 28.5" o... > Item Details
Cabinet Card of Two Moons, Cheyenne Chief
Lot # 601 - Cabinet Card of Two Moons, Cheyenne Chief
Lot of 2. Includes studio portrait of Two Moons in his bonnet, and a drawing of Sitting Bull. Both with imprint of Hook, but copied from Huffman negatives. > Item Details
Untouched Leech and Rigdon Cavalry Sabre With History
Lot # 364 - Untouched Leech and Rigdon Cavalry Sabre With History
An oustanding Leech and Rigdon sabre, descended directly from Captain William H. Mickle, of the 134th New York Volunteer Infantry. Mickle served the entire war, was wounded at Gettysburg, participated in the battle of Lookout Mountain, the entire Atlanta campaign and was with Sherman's March. Th... > Item Details
CLEVELAND PHOTO WITH SIGNATURE CARD
Lot # 164 - CLEVELAND PHOTO WITH SIGNATURE CARD
A professional (C.M. Bell) silver print of Grover Cleveland on heavy stock with scalloped, gilt edges, 4.25 x 6.5". The calling card is signed by Cleveland and dated July 17, '84, before his first term as President (1885-89, 1893 - 97). Framed together in 8.25 x 13.25" frame, under glass. Some tonin... > Item Details
WILLIAM J. BRYAN CAMPAIGN CANES.
Lot # 259 - WILLIAM J. BRYAN CAMPAIGN CANES.
Lot of two Bryan campaign canes. A nice figural bust of Bryan and another with paper label picturing the candidates, Bryan and Stevenson. The paper label cane was made by the Tipp Whip Co. of Tipp City, OH. The label has a tear through the pictures but is intact > Item Details
Little Wound, Oglallah Chief by C.M. Bell
Lot # 591 - Little Wound, Oglallah Chief by C.M. Bell
Albumen photograph, 5 x 7" mounted on large board. 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). From the Rookwood Pottery files, ... > Item Details
Tintype of a Yank with a Starr Revolver
Lot # 314 - Tintype of a Yank with a Starr Revolver
A sixth-plate tintype of an early war unidentified cavalryman cradling an M1840 “wrist breaker” with a Star revolver tucked into his belt. The details of the pistol peg it as the earlier first model. Clarity is strong but the plate exhibits scuffing to the emulsion with significant horizontal bend... > Item Details
GARFIELD-ARTHUR CAMPAIGN RIBBON
Lot # 152 - GARFIELD-ARTHUR CAMPAIGN RIBBON
Woven Garfield and Arthur ribbon. Cataloged as Sullivan/Fischer #JAG-1, this multicolored gem is a true classic from the campaign of 1880. A few light stains, overall quite bold with vibrant colors on a rare campaign textile. > Item Details
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