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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Early Kentucky Horse Broadside,
Lot # 318 - Early Kentucky Horse Broadside,
advertising stud service for "Cadet" (By Johnson's Medley), Horace Benton, March 6, 1838. 12 x 15", James M. Cook, printer, Winchester, Ky. The top of the broadside: "This fine young stallion will stand the present season, at the farm of the subscriber,...at $20, paid within the season, $25 by the 2... > Item Details
Civil War Archive of J.R. Dow, 31st OVI,
Lot # 262 - Civil War Archive of J.R. Dow, 31st OVI,
Co. H. 281 war date letters, (75 post-war), April 1861-1883. One the mainstay regiments in the western theatre, the 31st Ohio saw more than its share of action in Kentucky and Tennessee before joining Sherman through Georgia and the Carolinas. John R. Dow, a teenaged blacksmith from Chatham (or F... > Item Details
Early Cast Iron Cap Guns,
Lot # 404 - Early Cast Iron Cap Guns,
lot of 4, all pistols. Includes a tiny example marked "Pat. Dec. 17, 78" (1878, 2.75" long with fold down trigger; PLUS a western type with fold down trigger, marked "Buck" with 5 pointed star on grip, nickel finish, 3.4" long; PLUS an unmarked example with floral embossed receiver & grip, traces of... > Item Details
Watercolor of Shawnee Prophet, Tenskwatawa,
Lot # 143 - Watercolor of Shawnee Prophet, Tenskwatawa,
17 x 12.5" on laid paper. A fine portrait of the brother of Tecumseh, after the original portrait published by Thomas McKenney and James Hall in their monumental "History of the Indian Tribes of North America" (1837-1844). The present work of unknown age, though likely 20th century. > Item Details
Photograph of Josie Earp,
Lot # 344 - Photograph of Josie Earp,
5" x 12" silver gelatin photograph issued by the Pastime Novelty Co., 1367 Broadway, NY, with blindstamp "Kaloma" and "Copyright, 1914- P.N. Co." Issued with various color hand-tinting, this example with light flesh tones and green on diaphanous wrap, matted and framed. Subject of continued controv... > Item Details
McKinley Dinner Loving Cup,
Lot # 91 - McKinley Dinner Loving Cup,
silver-plated, with 3 handles which divide the cup into 3 panels. One panel is engraved with a monogram "CCC", another panel with "President McKinley, Guest of Honor, and the third with "Annual Dinner, Oct. 30th, 1897." Cup is 2.25" high with similar diameter, the entire cup with handles is about 3.... > Item Details
Photograph of Ute Chiefs,
Lot # 352 - Photograph of Ute Chiefs,
albumen print, 5 x 7.5" mounted on larger board, titled in negative "Ute. 14." and with typed strip paper label "583. Ute. Wa-rets and Shavano." Negative probably taken by Alexander Gardner as part of a treaty delegation in Washington in 1872. Likely printed later by the Bureau of American Ethnology... > Item Details
Fine Steel Sewing Bird Clamp,
Lot # 769 - Fine Steel Sewing Bird Clamp,
19th century American. With a stylized bird form clamp with a still strong spring, mount on back for fabric pin cushion, clamp will fit 1.5" thick table or less with heart shaped thread set; 3.5" long x 5" high, nice old darkened surface. > Item Details
Wooster Soft Paste Porcelain,
Lot # 564 - Wooster Soft Paste Porcelain,
lot of 3, all with blue underglaze crescent mark of the Wooster factory, 1755-90. Each in Chinese porcelain forms and transfer printed in oriental landscape or floral. Includes a beautiful 9.7" diameter x 3.75" high center bowl; PLUS a handless cup & saucer; AND a 6.3" diameter x 2.8" high bowl. > Item Details
George III Mahogany Bowfront Chest,
Lot # 518 - George III Mahogany Bowfront Chest,
mahogany with pine and oak secondary woods, with several original printed makers' labels on the interior of the drawers that read "Manufactured By Joseph Loader 26 St. James St. Brighton." Chest has 2 over 4 graduated drawers with cock-beaded edges, oval stamped brass pulls with classical urn and ... > Item Details
Sheraton Walnut and Birch Work Table,
Lot # 734 - Sheraton Walnut and Birch Work Table,
with traces of original red paint; 42" wide, 23.5" deep, 27.5" high. > 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
Photograph of Essaqueta, by Alexander Gardner,
Lot # 351 - Photograph of Essaqueta, by Alexander Gardner,
albumen print, 5 x 7.5" mounted on larger board, titled in negative "Essa-Queta Apache 1a" and "Striker." 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 Cincinna... > Item Details
Autographed Photograph of Captain Jack,
Lot # 384 - Autographed Photograph of Captain Jack,
in the twighlight of his career. Anonymous silver gelatin image, 7 x 4." Boldly inscribed "To Madame Mrs. Nicholls With a Boundless Love and Blessing J.W. Crawford Capt. Jack, 1916." > Item Details
Howell Cobb ALS Plus,
Lot # 442 - Howell Cobb ALS Plus,
including a 1p. letter to his son John, Athens, 9 July 1855. In this he notes that "Mrs. Thomas is at me about that debt of mine....upon which there is now due about three thousand dollars and for which she holds a mortgage on some of my negroes." He asks John to call her to say that he (John) is re... > Item Details
Signs of Jim Crow,
Lot # 117 - Signs of Jim Crow,
early 20th century wall mounted wood sign in original stenciled paint that reads "COLORED ENTRANCE". 42" x 15", black lettered on white ground with green trim, painted on three pine boards. From Florida. > Item Details
1930s Salesman Sample Rock Crusher,
Lot # 497 - 1930s Salesman Sample Rock Crusher,
in die cast metal with original gray paint and red decal that reads "Iowa Manufacturing Co./Cedar Rapids, Iowa U.S.A." and "Cedarapids" on each side. This machine was a portable crushing/sorting and washing machine used by the Allies during WW II to construct airstrips and roads. Model is 19" long... > Item Details
Roosevelt's Bears Buffalo Pottery Pitcher,
Lot # 96 - Roosevelt's Bears Buffalo Pottery Pitcher,
lot of 2, includes the above pitcher, wonderfully decorated with transfer printed scenes of the adventures of the Roosevelt bears in polychrome and sepia with accompanying lyrics marked on base "Buffalo Pottery 1907, Copyright Edward Stern & Co.", 8" high; AND a later clear pressed glass oval bread ... > Item Details
Ms. Letter on Southern Reconstruction & Slavery,
Lot # 111 - Ms. Letter on Southern Reconstruction & Slavery,
written by a Covington, Kentucky lawyer in the year 1866. Discusses his moral disagreement with slavery, but continues on to say that "negro race" is inferior and should not be a part of any government. Quite legible, with 3 full pages of text, written on single folded letter sheet. Framed with b... > Item Details
Scarce Washington Engraving,
Lot # 40 - Scarce Washington Engraving,
entitled "Washington's Last Interview With His Mother", published by Pikes New York Opera House, dated 1860, 22" x 28", in period walnut frame, 26.5" x 32.5". > Item Details
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