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Wabash Rail Way Work Gang Tintype,
2002 Americana & Decorative Arts. November 20.
on a railroad with 2 hand cars, one of which has "Wabash Rail Way" on side, 4.5" x 6.6".

Condition:  
Old yellowed over varnish & minor scratches.
Est $150 - $250
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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
Early Washington and Franklin Textile,
Lot # 41 - Early Washington and Franklin Textile,
printed cotton curtain panel in red on cream ground with Washington being pulled in carriage with Miss Liberty, with leopards in harness, "Liberty Tree" to his left with stacked captured British arms & symbols at base, Native Americans to right with trumpets and banners; Franklin in panel above with... > Item Details
Early Florida Territory Government Debates,
Lot # 302 - Early Florida Territory Government Debates,
House of Representatives report [65] of documents transmitted to them by President James Monroe on 28 Dec. 1818. These documents, in the words of John Q. Adams, Sec'y. of State, are "...in relation to the transactions during the campaign of general Jackson, against the Seminole Indians, and the band... > Item Details
Large Albumen Photo of C.S.A. surgeon general,
Lot # 214 - Large Albumen Photo of C.S.A. surgeon general,
measuring 10 x 12"of a dignified Major identified as “Col. William Maffitt Post, Surgeon Confederate Army -- Owned Chantilly a large Northern Virginia farm” on backboard. Likely a war date photo, though writing appears to be contemporary with several “September 31, 1956” stamped dates that coincide ... > Item Details
Eglomise Miniature Landscape,
Lot # 817 - Eglomise Miniature Landscape,
English or Continental, 1st half of the 19th century. Quaint view of mother & child, who is playing with a pull toy horse; castle & forest in background; 4.75" wide x 2.25" high; frame 5.7" x 3". > Item Details
Receipt for the Capture of a Slave,
Lot # 110 - Receipt for the Capture of a Slave,
1851-52. This is a receipt from a W.B. Hanshaw (?) to T.J. and I.M. Haddox, hired Nov. 25th 1851 to catch a runaway Negro with dogs. Then 2 dates for receipt of the payment March 23, 1852 and April 26, 1852. 5.25 x 7.5". Place not noted. > Item Details
Christmas Tree Fences,
Lot # 501 - Christmas Tree Fences,
lot of 2, both 19th century. Includes a nice 4-part fence, picket type with false gate, flanked by turned posts, forms square 18.5"; AND an accordion/split rail type which can be arranged in many different forms, but when circular it is 30" d. > Item Details
Hudnall Decorated Bucket Benches,
Lot # 789 - Hudnall Decorated Bucket Benches,
lot of 2. Mixed wood, each with cut-out bootjack ends, front and rear skirts, modern folk art repaint in sage green with whte trim, seats with wonderful folk art painted country town scenes, one winter with numerous buildings, people, horse-drawn sleighs and much more in snow-covered street; 48.15" ... > Item Details
American 18th Century Chippendale Scroll Mirror,
Lot # 538 - American 18th Century Chippendale Scroll Mirror,
with original mirror glass and nice delicate cut scrolled ears and crest's, circa 1780-90; 9.75" wide x 16.5" high. > Item Details
Mammoth Photograph of the Founders of Knights of Pythias,
Lot # 28 - Mammoth Photograph of the Founders of Knights of Pythias,
with imprint of the Rice Brothers, Washington, D.C. on 22 x 17" printed mount with two albumen images,one 5 x 3.5" of Justus H. Rathbone, the founder of the order and a larger,13 x 10.5" oval image, of the four original members. With Rice's 1876 copyright line. Printing on mount in gilt. A rare i... > Item Details
Photograph of Indian Band, Taos, New Mexico,
Lot # 370 - Photograph of Indian Band, Taos, New Mexico,
anonymous silver gelatin print, circa 1900-1910, 12.5 x 9.5". Great image of a large band of Native Americans in feathered regalia, holding their brass instruments. Partial sign visible, right hand side "_ome of _CARSON, _ew Me_." Assume this to be Taos. > Item Details
John Bard Half Stock Long Rifle,
Lot # 141 - John Bard Half Stock Long Rifle,
38 caliber American long rifle with walnut stock, signed on 37.5" octagonal barrel with faint stamped signature on lock plate "James Golcher Warrented Forged", with engraved pheasant, brass and pewter mounts, total length 53.5" > Item Details
Scarce Civil War Photographs of Fort Pulaski, GA, 1862,
Lot # 209 - Scarce Civil War Photographs of Fort Pulaski, GA, 1862,
lot of 7. Series of seven rare 9” x 7” salt prints mounted on slightly larger board that chronicles the after-effects of the short, but violent bombardment of Ft. Pulaski that led to its surrender on April 11, 1862. Each photograph carries a period ink caption briefly describing the scene. The act... > Item Details
Strobridge Chromolithographed of American Order of United Mechanics,
Lot # 825 - Strobridge Chromolithographed of American Order of United Mechanics,
with 13 vignette panels of family and working life in America and portraits of Washington, Franklin and Fulton, dated 1870, in period gilt frame. > Item Details
Large Group of California Stereoviews,
Lot # 341 - Large Group of California Stereoviews,
lot of 44, all 1870s. Includes 8 by Soule -- #1118 The Wooly Horse of California; great view of Toulumne, and others of Yosemite; 3 by Muybridge of geysers and hot springs; 6 Watkins Pacific Coast, including #2510 Captain Jack's Grave; 19 of Yosemite and surroundings by J.J. Reilly; and 7 Anthony's... > Item Details
Patent Model of a Pile Driver,
Lot # 496 - Patent Model of a Pile Driver,
a working miniature horse-drawn pile driver, patented by T.W. Loveless of Corning, N.Y., July 13, 1858, of wood, steel, & brass in original red paint with white lettering "Patented July 1858" on sides, 25.5" high x 9" wide x 18" long. May have been the actual patent model, and includes copy of the ... > Item Details
Folk Art Wood Cutout,
Lot # 743 - Folk Art Wood Cutout,
oak, 19th century, European, with crest of 2 rearing horses with tree between above a heart, above a flower with bottom heart cutout, nice old patina; 6" wide x 28.5" long. > Item Details
Henry Newman 1691 Almanack,
Lot # 296 - Henry Newman 1691 Almanack,
reprinted in 1844 by Ira Webster reprint of the early American Boston Almanack by Henry Newman, Philomath, sold by Benjamin Harris at the London, Coffee-House in Boston. An illustrated 32mo in paper boards with calf spine. This almanac has a reprint of the first primer printed in the colonies ent... > 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
Watercolor of the Battle of Lake Erie,
Lot # 150 - Watercolor of the Battle of Lake Erie,
signed lower left "Horatio Bowerman, July 26, 1879". Vivid action dominates this work, which is of course, a copy of an earlier oil painting. With men standing on the damaged vessel still firing handguns, masts and sails floating about, with Perry and other crew members rowing for the "Niagara," dod... > Item Details
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