Lot 18    

Advertising Lady Cabinet Card,
2002 Americana & Decorative Arts. November 20.
with imprint of Arnold's, Jefferson, Iowa. Advertising the wares of Charles Bofink Hardware and Implements. Typical of the genre, her dress and hat adorned with scissors, keys, muffins tins and more.

Condition:  
Near Exc with only slight corner wear, with rich tones.
Est $300 - $400
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American Pieced Quilt,
Lot # 613 - American Pieced Quilt,
mid 19th century American, calico prints & solid color fabrics in double nine patch pattern with geese in pond surrounds, in greens, red, & cream color with blue & white border, all hand quilted 82" square. > Item Details
Quarter Plate Tintype of VRC Private,
Lot # 164 - Quarter Plate Tintype of VRC Private,
wearing the distinctive twelve-button light blue uniform coat and trousers of the Veteran Reserve Corps. Most VRC men retained the dark blue kepi as this man has. Consisting of returning wounded and otherwise disabled soldiers the VRC did valuable service in the North guarding Confederate prisoner... > Item Details
American School Girl Sampler Dated 1812,
Lot # 772 - American School Girl Sampler Dated 1812,
and signed "Mary Arnold Summerston, June 5", with alphabets, numbers and floral designs, 16.5" x 17.25", mounted in modern frame. > Item Details
1885 Brooklyn Base Ball Club,
Lot # 413 - 1885 Brooklyn Base Ball Club,
a large format albumen photograph of the 14 team members of this long gone professional NYC ball club. Fantastic image of the men in uniform in two rows with ballpark in background. Image size is 145.7" x 10.8" on larger card stock. List of players printed on card stock includes "Cassidy, Porter,... > Item Details
Quarter Plate Tintype of Armed Union Soldier & Flag,
Lot # 166 - Quarter Plate Tintype of Armed Union Soldier & Flag,
an unknown Maine photographer documented by his use of a carved wooden “US” oval plate prop worn over the rectangular belt plate to effect a positive “US” in the finished photograph. This photographer is also recognized by the use of a partially bunted flag always extending from the left field. Th... > 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
Magnificent Hand-Painted Plaque of Buckskin Charley,
Lot # 373 - Magnificent Hand-Painted Plaque of Buckskin Charley,
porcelain, with "Pouyat Limoges" and "J.P.L. France" on verso Finely executed portrait titled "Buckskin Charles-Sub-Chief of the Utes", with gilt scrollwork border on red band, 16.25" diameter. Likely a painting based on a photograph of this famous Ute, so named for his prowess at supplying meat f... > Item Details
Death of Lincoln Medium Folio Currier and Ives,
Lot # 73 - Death of Lincoln Medium Folio Currier and Ives,
with Cabinet members, army officers, family & friends gathered around death bed, 13.5" x 17.5". > Item Details
Civil War Pen and Ink by John R. Chapin,
Lot # 272 - Civil War Pen and Ink by John R. Chapin,
(1823-1907), 9 x 6" on larger sheet, with applied white color for smoke and clouds, pencilled title in two places, "In the Trenches at Cold Harbor", signed lower right "Chapin." Chapin, a Captain in the New Jersey Militia, produced this as an illustration for Goss' "Recollection of a Private" (1890... > Item Details
American Appliqued Quilt,
Lot # 607 - American Appliqued Quilt,
mid-19th century. Floral appliquéd with swag & thistle border in red, blue & green, & central field with multiple rose sprigs, all hand quilted in diamond pattern; 90" x 80". > Item Details
CDV's of The Fisherman for Heidelberg College,
Lot # 16 - CDV's of The Fisherman for Heidelberg College,
lot of 4. Each of Henry Leonard, a 19th century fund-raiser for this small Ohio liberal arts college. Three with a humorous tale imprinted on verso, describing Leonard's antics. Wish my college sent these rather than Visa applications! > Item Details
Gathering of Midwestern Colored Blown Glass,
Lot # 579 - Gathering of Midwestern Colored Blown Glass,
lot of 3. Includes a flip type tumbler, ribbed in light sapphire blue with fire polished pontil, 4" high x 3" diameter; PLUS an ribbed underplate in light green with snapped pontil, 4.25" diameter; AND another ribbed medium green underplate with snapped pontil, 4.6" diameter. > Item Details
Great Western Americana Broadside,
Lot # 375 - Great Western Americana Broadside,
28 x 14.5" issued to promote the book "Pioneer Heroes and Their Daring Deeds" a late 19th century Western pot-boiler. Illustrated with 15 woodcuts of various scenes and personalities from the American West. Includes Geronimo, Sitting Bull, Kit Carson, Texas Jack and Buffalo Bill, along with variou... > Item Details
Early Miniature Sheep Figure,
Lot # 505 - Early Miniature Sheep Figure,
late 19th century, probably German paper, wood and sheepskin figural sheep with leather face, ears and lower legs, hooves black painted wood, body paper board covered with sheep skin, glass eyes, 9" high x 10" long. > Item Details
Fine Lithograph of John Brown,
Lot # 101 - Fine Lithograph of John Brown,
published by Currier & Ives and hand colored with period frame and acid free matting. Print entitled "John Brown. Leader of the Harper's Ferry Insurrection." Showing full length seated image holding New York Times paper with map of Kansas on wall. > Item Details
Lincoln Campaign Portrait Flag,
Lot # 54 - Lincoln Campaign Portrait Flag,
polished cotton, 12 x 17", likely from a continuous bolt, printed in red, white and blue. A known variant of this flag from the 1860 campaign (See "Threads of History" ) A rarity from this pivotal campaign, and the first Lincoln portrait flag we have been privileged to offer. > Item Details
Horstmann  Indian Princess Head Militia Sword,
Lot # 131 - Horstmann Indian Princess Head Militia Sword,
with rectangular ribbed ivory grip, cast brass single piece quillon, double langets with eagles, floral knuckle bow, attached to the Indian Princess pommel. Single edged 31" blade with 1/2 length fuller and acid etched crossed flags and scroll work, marked "W.H.H." (Horstmann), total length 36.5". ... > Item Details
Figural Double Iron Betty Lamp,
Lot # 748 - Figural Double Iron Betty Lamp,
each part topped with cutout urn with flowers, original hanging hook with rattail twist. > Item Details
Great Nebraska Trappers Photograph,
Lot # 347 - Great Nebraska Trappers Photograph,
5 x 7" silver gelatin image on larger mount, showing two trappers posed with their catch. At least 63 pelts hang on drying frames on the side of a board building, the trappers posed with their leg-hold traps. Titled in negative "Hinkle and Owen. Stella Neb. 24 Days Catch." > Item Details
Civil War Photograph of Ruins of Gaines Mills,
Lot # 207 - Civil War Photograph of Ruins of Gaines Mills,
albumen image, 9 x7" mounted on larger printed board, from Gardner's "Incidents of the War", and plate 93 from his "Sketchbook." Negative by Reekie and printed by Gardner. A haunting scene, with the ruins of the Mill and a partial skeleton visible symbolizing the loss of personal property and life... > Item Details
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