Lot 14    

CDV of Rome, Illinois,
2002 Americana & Decorative Arts. November 20.
with the imprint of Cadman's Gallery, Jacksonville, Ill. This view is of the main street in Rome with four storefronts visible including the "Manson Hotel".

Condition:  
Nice tonality, light foxing in sky, VG+.
Est $200 - $300
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Photograph of Prairie Turtle, by Alexander Gardner,
Lot # 354 - Photograph of Prairie Turtle, by Alexander Gardner,
albumen print, 5 x 7.5" mounted on larger board, titled in negative "Oto 19a" and "Prairie Turtle." 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, Oh... > Item Details
McKinley Campaign and Memorial Collection,
Lot # 93 - McKinley Campaign and Memorial Collection,
lot of 3. Includes a brass finished cast iron relief bust with kick prop rear and memorial laurel wreath at base9.5" wide x 11" high, marked on rear "2:4"; PLUS a rare black glass memorial 9" plate with bust portrait of McKinley in gold and reticulated edge; AND a campaign tumbler in clear glass wit... > Item Details
Signatures of Lew Wallace, P.G. Bureaugard,
Lot # 258 - Signatures of Lew Wallace, P.G. Bureaugard,
lot of 2 framed. Includes calling card signed "G. T. Beauregard, 1883," 2.25 x 3.5". AND ANS "With great pleasure, Your friend, Lew Wallace, Jan. 18, '89," 2.25 x 3" visible, framed and matted. The portrait of Wallace is in his military uniform, although more modern Americans know him as an author t... > Item Details
Irwin Myers - Pastel and Gouache on Paper,
Lot # 489 - Irwin Myers - Pastel and Gouache on Paper,
depicting a 1897 Oldsmobile spooking a horse on a small town road, 18" x 25"; frame 26.5" x 34". > Item Details
The First City Directory West of the Alleghenies,
Lot # 316 - The First City Directory West of the Alleghenies,
"The Cincinnati Directory, Containing the Names, Profession and Occupation of the Inhabitants of the Town,...By a Citizen." 1819, Cincinnati: Oliver Farnsworth. 12mo, full calf, 156pp. Important Ohio resource with histories of the region as well as Cincinnati proper, such as events in the French and... > Item Details
Reverse Painted 2-Part American Mirrors,
Lot # 816 - Reverse Painted 2-Part American Mirrors,
lot of 2, both early 19th century. Includes a gilt & black painted example with 1/2 turned pilasters having square corner blocks with applied brass rosettes. Polychrome painting above mirror with thatched cottage, trees & lake with canted cornered white border with gilt flowers set in sponged oval... > Item Details
Outstanding Pull Work Doilies,
Lot # 827 - Outstanding Pull Work Doilies,
lot of 11. Early Victorian pull work doilies, probably meant to be part of a table cloth. Wonderful Old Testiment subjects of Adam & Eve in garden with serpent; other neo-classical subjects such as Cupid & Apollo; also several stylized floral blocks, between 8.25" square & 6" square. > Item Details
Signed and Dated Early Appliqué Quilt,
Lot # 606 - Signed and Dated Early Appliqué Quilt,
from the Papin family of St. Genevieve, Missouri, signed "J.R. Papin 75 (1875)" on the taping, all over appliqué repeating diamond pattern in red calico print, 72" x 86". > Item Details
Scarce Oregon American Indian Newspaper,
Lot # 382 - Scarce Oregon American Indian Newspaper,
THE INDIAN CITIZEN, Vol. I, No. I, Indian Industrail [sic] School, Forest Grove, Oregon. February 1884. Four pp, printed on a single 10 x 10" sheet, with a central fold. The Indian boarding school at Forest Grove (later Chemawa), Oregon, like its counterpart at Carlisle, Pennsylvania, was an ill-c... > Item Details
57/87 Marlin Model 1936 Rifle,
Lot # 394 - 57/87 Marlin Model 1936 Rifle,
marked on top of breech "Marlin Safety," 30 caliber with walnut fore-end and stock, barrel length 19.5"; total length 38.5". > Item Details
Staffordshire Plate & Cups,
Lot # 766 - Staffordshire Plate & Cups,
lot of 16, English, early to mid-19th century. Includes the following on pearlware bodies; four 3.7" hexagonal Queensware cup plates with applied light blue sprig decoration; PLUS a 3.75" light blue transfer-printed cup plate with Gothic ruins; PLUS a med. blue transfer saucer in willow pattern; PL... > Item Details
Autographed CDV of Union General Alex McCook,
Lot # 184 - Autographed CDV of Union General Alex McCook,
with “Webster & Bros., Louisville” imprint. Signed on recto in McCook’s hand with pencil salutation on back written by Mrs. McCook, “From Mrs. Genl. McCook Murfreesboro, Tenn. March 6, 1863.” This is an earlier view of the Ohio General and a companion piece to the previous lot in the catalog. > Item Details
Large Ovoid Salt Glazed Stoneware Jug,
Lot # 697 - Large Ovoid Salt Glazed Stoneware Jug,
early 19th century, American. Approx. 3 gallon with great flaring lip and applied strap handle, wonderful early ovoid form and kiss mark from stacking a pitcher atop; 11" d. x 15.5" high. > Item Details
Butler's 1834 History of Kentucky,
Lot # 319 - Butler's 1834 History of Kentucky,
Butler, Mann. "A History of the Commonwealth of Kentucky." 1834, Louisville: Wilcox, Dickerman and Co. 12mo, full calf with gilt spine, 396pp. Howes [B1059] notes that this "...contains the Journal of Col. George Croghan, one of the earliest accounts in English of the Ohio country...." > Item Details
Floral Appliqued Quilt,
Lot # 610 - Floral Appliqued Quilt,
American mid-19th century. Caesar’s Crown pattern. All hand quilted with calico printed & solid colored fabrics in green red, yellow ocher & lighter yellow, five borders, unwashed with penciled pattern still visible; 76" x 96". > Item Details
Cast Iron Organ Mechanical  Bank,
Lot # 508 - Cast Iron Organ Mechanical Bank,
Kyser & Rex, circa 1880-1900, with cat, dog and monkey on organ with bells, original polychrome paint, fine working condition, 5.5" wide x 4" deep x 7.25" high. > Item Details
New Mexico Military Institute Ephemera
Lot # 389 - New Mexico Military Institute Ephemera
lot of 4. Includes a felt banner, red field with black edging and block letters "NEW MEXICO/MILITARY INSTITUTE" in center and shield device in upper left corner with gilt edging and crossed cavalry sabers in lower right with "43" and black edging, 34.75" wide x 17.25" high; PLUS a silver Id. bracel... > Item Details
Eagle Hilt  Artillery Officer's Sabre,
Lot # 130 - Eagle Hilt Artillery Officer's Sabre,
circa 1805. A "five ball" example, similar to those made in England during this period. Hilt of gilded cast brass, with a "weeping" eagle pommel. Blade with unstoppered 3/4 fuller, blued and acid etched, with one side decorated with "Warranted" ribbon, American, shield-breasted eagle and "E Plurib... > Item Details
Mexican War Eagle Belt Buckle,
Lot # 153 - Mexican War Eagle Belt Buckle,
cast brass, featuring relief eagle devouring snake surrounded by "Republic Mexicana" 2.25 x 2.25." > Item Details
Rare Early CDV of Jeff Davis,
Lot # 201 - Rare Early CDV of Jeff Davis,
offered by the “Ladies Southern Aid Association” on behalf of the “family of Jefferson Davis” for a contribution “of not more than one dollar.” Verso bears an orange two-cent revenue stamp and 1865 cancellation date with marvelous graphics in the style of a business card. The image of the Ex-Presi... > Item Details
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