Lot 1022    

1893 Columbian Exposition Award Certificates, Plus,
2006, Spring Americana, May 10, 11 & 12
set of four 36" x 25" engraving by the Bureau of Engraving and Printing U.S. Treasury Dept. Entitled The United States of America by Act of Their Congress Have Authorized The World's Columbian Commission at the International Exhibition Held in the City of Chicago, State of Illinois, in the Year 1893... certificate is awarded to George Dorsey, Collector, Peabody Museum. Entire engraving with classical figures and motifs and allegorical symbolism. PLUS, 22" x 30" chromolithograph rendered in blue, green, orange and grey entitled Correcte General-Anficht Der Columbia Delt Ausftellung/Illinois Staatszeitung Company, Chicago, Ill. Signed in the print lower right M. Friederang. Image depicting numerous exhibition halls for the World's Fair properly identified in the lower margin.

Condition:  
All A-, nominal creases in the four certificates. Chromolithograph with light foxing on the right margin.
Sold: $780.00
Price includes
Buyer's Premium
      Ask a Question

All Images

don't miss

an opportunity to bid. You can't win if you're not in.

sign up to bid

what's it worth?

ask the experts

sell your item

start selling
Powell Expedition Unmounted Stereoview Halves by Hillers,
Lot # 864 - Powell Expedition Unmounted Stereoview Halves by Hillers,
of Ute and Paiute Indians. Lot of 11, most taken in 1873 or fall of 1874. Depicted are Utes: Nau-No-Kwits and Qu-U-En, two men standing beside a tree with an eagle; Shi-Ra-Sa, wife of To-Kaw-Wah; two portraits of Pah-Ri-Ats, a man; an unidentified man and woman, likely the real, Ute Warrior and H... > Item Details
Cabinet Card of Pawnee Bill,
Lot # 946 - Cabinet Card of Pawnee Bill,
fine image of Bill in buckskin and quillwork jacket and gauntlets with imprint of Cressford, N.Y. > Item Details
Scarce Grant Colfax Jugate Ferro,
Lot # 1687 - Scarce Grant Colfax Jugate Ferro,
brass surround with ferro image of Grant on obverse, flanked by 6 stars on each side, reverse with Colfax and same stars, holed at top, as made. > Item Details
Portrait of Ralph Dixey, Bannock, by Benedicte Wrensted,
Lot # 779 - Portrait of Ralph Dixey, Bannock, by Benedicte Wrensted,
a female photographer. Photographer imprint, Miss B. Wrensted Pocatello Idaho printed on the mount and ink notation verso, Ralph W. Dixie (sic) March 1st 1897. Ralph Willet Dixey (1895-1959) wears traditional dress, in this “before civilization” image. An “after” image was also taken by Wrensted w... > Item Details
1758 French & Indian Wars Carved Flat Sided Horn,
Lot # 8 - 1758 French & Indian Wars Carved Flat Sided Horn,
signed D.M. and dated 1758 inside the parameters of an encircled six leaf plant. Opposite side initialed J.P. and dated 1840 inside the parameters of an encircled six-leafed plant. One edge engraved with a firearm and opposite edge with an axe. Complete with engrailed edge. Overall length 9". (Pictu... > Item Details
38-Star Parade Flag
Lot # 396 - 38-Star Parade Flag
38 stars configured in a triple medallion encircling an equal-sized center star flanked by corner stars on the fly side. At times called a global configuration. Theory that space was left, at the hoist side of configuration, in the graphic design to add stars when additional Western Territories were... > Item Details
Large McKinley & Hobart 39 Star Campaign Flag,
Lot # 1708 - Large McKinley & Hobart 39 Star Campaign Flag,
machine-sewn in cotton with appliquéd black lettering sewn on 2 white blocks appliquéd onto fly and added white strip running vertically at fly end with McKinley/And/Hobart, sewn metal hooks at hoist, 44" x 68". > Item Details
GAR Archive of Lieutenant Curtis Abbott, 2nd U.S.S.S. & 4th VT,
Lot # 207 - GAR Archive of Lieutenant Curtis Abbott, 2nd U.S.S.S. & 4th VT,
an extensive collection of mostly late 19th century-early 20th century material comprising a GAR embossed calling card, assorted GAR medals, Masonic items, a 1908 reunion pamphlet of Berdan’s Sharpshooters held at Toledo, Ohio, and Abbott’s bound copy of the Proceedings of Encampment Dept. Mass. G.A... > Item Details
Alexander Gardner Imperial Albumen Photograph of <i>Ft. Laramie</i>, Wyoming, 1868,
Lot # 630 - Alexander Gardner Imperial Albumen Photograph of Ft. Laramie, Wyoming, 1868,
a fine bird's-eye image of the fort from a nearby hilltop, one rider with extra horse in foreground, showing the entire fort, hills in far background. Penciled title lower right margin and lower left Alexander Gardner Photographer and lower right 511 Seventh Street, Washington, and center Scenes in ... > Item Details
Large Group of Indian Postcards, including Huffman & Roland Reed,
Lot # 930 - Large Group of Indian Postcards, including Huffman & Roland Reed,
lot of 63 divided back cards, approximately half of which are colored, the rest are black and white. Tribes depicted are Blackfoot, Cheyenne, Chippewa, Crow, Dakota, Hopi, Navaho, and San Ildefonso. Views show dances, habitations, posed and theatrical scenes, burials, nuns at a mission, cowboy act... > Item Details
Civil War Surgeon's Limb Prop For Amputation,
Lot # 235 - Civil War Surgeon's Limb Prop For Amputation,
tapered japanned tin cylinder with drainage spout near base and attached sleeve on exterior near top into which a hollow tin limb support slides, total height assembled 28.75". Does not bear anything indicating extensive use. > Item Details
Scarce New York Anti Everything Handbill,
Lot # 1093 - Scarce New York Anti Everything Handbill,
bold type heading reads in part No City Cars On Atlantic Street No Tunnel! No Manure Cars!! No Locomotives!!! Down With The Nuisance!, dated March 30th, 1846. Appears to have been created by a local community group opposed to development and nuisance problems. A rare piece, not listed in any of the ... > Item Details
Mexican War Printed Textile,
Lot # 44 - Mexican War Printed Textile,
polychrome-printed cotton showing American and Mexican troops in battle with printed title The Battle of Buena Vista, 1847, with floral ends, 14.5" x 32". > Item Details
Photograph of Buffalo Bill's Sioux Indian Performers,
Lot # 945 - Photograph of Buffalo Bill's Sioux Indian Performers,
early silver gelatin photograph on original gray card stock of 9 Native Americans, three dancing, under a tree with tipis in background. Blind stamp on stock Gibson Peoria, Ill., 8" x 9.75", card is 11" x 14". Bill played Peoria in 1912. > Item Details
Seymour-Blair Jugate Parade Flag,
Lot # 1686 - Seymour-Blair Jugate Parade Flag,
an exceptional rarity printed in red, white and blue on cotton with jugate portrait on canton with star surround and Seymour & Blair in blue on 3 white stripes, mounted on original wood dowel with tacks, 7.5" x 11", dowel is 17" long. This is the last of four Seymour-Blair flags from the collection ... > Item Details
CDV of Lt. Colonel Ferdinand F. Remple, 58th OVI & Provost Marshal,
Lot # 1249 - CDV of Lt. Colonel Ferdinand F. Remple, 58th OVI & Provost Marshal,
with imprint of desirable black photographer J.P. Ball, Cincinnati under blue-green three-cent revenue stamp. Inked on verso in Remple’s hand is the salutation, “Yours Very Respctfully/Ferd F. Remple/Late Lt. Col. 58th Regt O.V.I/& Provost Marsh at Tennessee.” Remple became Lt. Colonel of the 58th ... > Item Details
Civil War Tintypes of 67th OVI Musician?,
Lot # 1178 - Civil War Tintypes of 67th OVI Musician?,
lot of two, both anonymous cdv-sized tintypes in paper mats of Jack Page (id'd in pencil along bottom margin of one image) holding a trumpet. Typed note indicates he was with 67th OVI, but we could not find him in database. While a musician he was an officer so he was not a military musician, both i... > Item Details
Photograph of Herb Parsons, Sharpshooter for Winchester, with Shot Target Coins,
Lot # 590 - Photograph of Herb Parsons, Sharpshooter for Winchester, with Shot Target Coins,
an 8" x 10" silver print of this renowned sharpshooter at target range with Western -Winchester table of guns and targets, and three nickel Winchester marked target tokens, two with ca .30 caliber holes near center, shot by Parsons, tokens are 1.25" and 1.5" diameter and embossed Western -Winchester... > Item Details
Quarter Plate Ambrotype of Man and Steam Engine,
Lot # 1509 - Quarter Plate Ambrotype of Man and Steam Engine,
found in western N.Y., near Rochester, depicting a man in coat and top hat holding the lever of a large steam engine, in complete pressed-paper case. > Item Details
Starr Percussion Carbine,
Lot # 133 - Starr Percussion Carbine,
.54 caliber, 20" cannon barrel. Frame stamped Starr Arms Company, Yonkers, New York. Tang stamped Starr's Patent Sept 14th, 1858. Total quantity produced 20,601 from 1862-1865. 21" round barrel. Complete with brass buttplate and brass band and with walnut stock and forearm. > Item Details
ITEMS 1-20 of 20
SKIP TO PAGE: