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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Personal Accoutrements of Captain William H. Mickle, 134th New York
Lot # 358 - Personal Accoutrements of Captain William H. Mickle, 134th New York
A fine group belonging to W.H. Mickle of the 134th NY, including his officer's sash, his sword belt, his hat braid, one of his captain's bars, the braided wire tassel of his sword knot, two pair brass spurs, cloth sewing kit,and a single stirrup. The lot also includes a cdv of Mickle in uniform,as ... > Item Details
NEAT MCKINLEY AND HOBART CAMPAIGN CAP
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RARE ALS From Charles ?
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A 2pp. ALS "Charles" on Hotel Gramercy Park, NY, stationery. Dated Oct. 12, 1935, to Dr. (?) Viereck. Interesting content in second paragraph: "Perhaps you could mention the fact more expressly that also sexuality had been always a task for two persons. And that sexual infections came in the world b... > Item Details
RARE JOHN WILKES BOOTH TINTYPE
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Anonymous, cdv-sized tintype in Civil War style cream mount, with cancelled two cent revenue stamp on verso. Probably copied from a paper cdv, have not seen this in either format before. A rare pose for Booth. > Item Details
Half Plate Tintype of New England Town
Lot # 15 - Half Plate Tintype of New England Town
Anonymous, half plate tintype of a tidy New England town. Great tones. > Item Details
GEORGE B. MCLELLAN CAMPAIGN TOKENS
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A.J. RUSSELL CIVIL WAR PHOTOGRAPHS OF SMASHED CAISSONS
Lot # 397 - A.J. RUSSELL CIVIL WAR PHOTOGRAPHS OF SMASHED CAISSONS
Lot of 2 albumen photographs, 9.25 x 13" mounted on larger boards. A pair of identical images, taken in the aftermath of the Union assault on Fredricksburg, showning the artillery caissons and dead horses. > Item Details
Photograph of Arapahoe by Alexander Gardner
Lot # 586 - Photograph of Arapahoe by Alexander Gardner
Albumen photograph, 5 x 7.5" mounted on larger board, with typed strip label "Powder Face & Squaw." Negative probably by Alexander Gardner as part of a treaty delegation in Washington in 1872. Likely printed later by the Bureau of American Ethnology and sold to the Rookwood Pottery of Cincinnati, O... > Item Details
MCKINLEY AND HOBART CAMPAIGN POSTER
Lot # 240 - MCKINLEY AND HOBART CAMPAIGN POSTER
Framed McKinley Hobart paper campaign flag 23 ¾ inches by 17 inches with pictures of the candidates. In the bottom left corner is a written reference by Mark Hanna in support of the candidates showing a quarter sized spot that has torn away. Two tears appear in the top right corner with one showing ... > Item Details
OUTDOOR CDV  VIEW OF OFFICERS OF 134TH NY AT POINT LOOKOUT
Lot # 342 - OUTDOOR CDV VIEW OF OFFICERS OF 134TH NY AT POINT LOOKOUT
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FREMONT CAMPAIGN RIBBON
Lot # 81 - FREMONT CAMPAIGN RIBBON
Ribbon from the new Republican party for the Fremont-Dayton campaign of 1856. On this pale blue ribbon, "The Pathfinder" has the "Free Soil, Free Speech, Free Press" slogan below the horse [Sullivan/Fischer JCF-36]. Some staining from mounting adhesive, but still Very Good. > Item Details
Women's Suffrage Pinbacks & Fob,
Lot # 297 - Women's Suffrage Pinbacks & Fob,
lOT OF 4. Suffrage Group. Two "Votes for Women" buttons, a 7/8" black on brown, fine, and a 1.25" black on yellow with moderate foxing; and a 1915 "Woman's Liberty Bell" fob from Pennsylvania; together with an original order form from Literature Department of the Pennsylvania Woman Suffrage Associat... > Item Details
FRANKLIN PIERCE PIPE
Lot # 84 - FRANKLIN PIERCE PIPE
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POLK-DALLAS CAMPAIGN BROADSIDE
Lot # 61 - POLK-DALLAS CAMPAIGN BROADSIDE
Polk and Dallas Democratic broadside. Has been glued to the backboard and shows minor water damage. > Item Details
CDV-Sized Tintype of the Younger Brothers,
Lot # 607 - CDV-Sized Tintype of the Younger Brothers,
A scarce, cdv-sized tintype of a woodcut of mounted outlaws with the title line "The Younger Brothers." We are not familiar with this cut, though suspect it was an illustration for one of the numerous pulps issued at the time of their robberies. > Item Details
STEPHEN DOUGLAS CAMPAIGN FERRO
Lot # 90 - STEPHEN DOUGLAS CAMPAIGN FERRO
The classic, 24mm. Douglas and Johnson "doughnut." Politicals with this design, this specific rounded frame, are found only in the campaign of 1860! Some scratches along the edges of the ferros at rim, a nice example. > Item Details
LINCOLN SATIRICAL CARTOON
Lot # 111 - LINCOLN SATIRICAL CARTOON
This black & white cartoon has Lincoln and Davis in a tug-of-war with a map of the United States. Caption below "The True Issue or 'That’s Whats the Matter'". Below each figure "Lincoln," "Mac," and "Jeff." Cartoon about 7 x 9", in slightly larger frame, under glass. Not removed from frame for inspe... > Item Details
LETTER SIGNED W.J. BRYAN
Lot # 482 - LETTER SIGNED W.J. BRYAN
TLS "W.J. Bryan", April 9, 1902, Lincoln, NE. On "The Commoner" letterhead with original envelope addressed to "The Commoner." Great political content as Bryan writes, " No one can tell in advance what will be the action of the next national convention, but there is no reason to believe that the ra... > Item Details
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