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Post-Mortem Sixth Plate Daguerreotype,
2002 Americana & Decorative Arts. November 20.
wonderful image of child lying in open hooded wicker cradle, pencil inscription in rear, original seals in embossed leather case.

Condition:  
Slight solar ring, else EXC.
Est $300 - $500
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Photograph of Essaqueta, by Alexander Gardner,
Lot # 351 - Photograph of Essaqueta, by Alexander Gardner,
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Scarce CDV Pose of General Alexander McCook,
Lot # 185 - Scarce CDV Pose of General Alexander McCook,
identified in pencil on recto and signed on the verso: “June 1865 Gen. McCook Dayton,” possibly in the General’s hand. Distinctive pose of the Major General in near profile, one of Ohio’s “fighting McCook’s. West Point and regular army, Alexander McCook led the 1st Ohio at Bull Run. Commissioned ... > Item Details
Civil War CDV of Fort Fisher Fund-raiser,
Lot # 182 - Civil War CDV of Fort Fisher Fund-raiser,
with no back mark. Period red ink inscription reads, “Wounded at the taking of Fort Fisher” with “Detroit Dec. 27th 1866” along the border. A one-armed naval casualty in full uniform with a boy similarly dressed appeal to the public for relief in exchange for this CDV. Father and son flank a mini... > Item Details
Slave Sale Receipt, 1792 North Carolina,
Lot # 105 - Slave Sale Receipt, 1792 North Carolina,
1 Sept. 1792. Receipt for sale of "...a certain Negro Woman & child named Betty & Dick & all her future increases..." to one John Castellow. Unusual in that the sale was for the price of 220 Spanish milled "dowlers" [sic] (dollars). 7.5 x 12.5", boldly written with somewhat non-standard spelling (c... > Item Details
Hunting Jack Rabbits by Hambidge,
Lot # 331 - Hunting Jack Rabbits by Hambidge,
watercolor and gouache. Edward John (Jay) Hambidge (1867-1924), c. 1905-1910, 15 x 25" sight, 24 x 34 overall, framed. Signed lower right. Hambidge was a student of Wm. Chase and later a teacher and lecturer in his own right. His writings about dynamic symmetry are standard in post-secondary art dep... > Item Details
Early French Automobile Hand-Colored Lithographs by Montaut
Lot # 479 - Early French Automobile Hand-Colored Lithographs by Montaut
Two hand-colored lithographs matted in a single frame; each measure 17" x 34"; Both depict similar scenes of two cars racing around a sharp turn out in the country, one slightly leading the other. The first is entitled "CIRCUIT DES ARDENNES BELGES 1906" and the second "COUPES des VOITURETTES - 1907"... > Item Details
Civil War Diary,  Co. A, 24th Wisconsin,
Lot # 264 - Civil War Diary, Co. A, 24th Wisconsin,
12mo pocket variety, written by Private James Aker. Aker, a Corporal from Milwaukee, enlisted on August 5, 1862 for the three year stint. He mustered out at Nashville, on June 10, 1865. Along the way, Aker's as part of the 24th, saw action in numerous engagements in the West, including Perryvill... > Item Details
Daguerreotype of New Orleans Militia Member,
Lot # 152 - Daguerreotype of New Orleans Militia Member,
anonymous sixth plate from the Zacharie family archive, Not so identified, but possibly H. H. Zacharie, later a Major in the Confederate Army (see lot 197). A fine portrait of an enlisted soldier wearing a Mexican War era uniform. The only distinctive markings are the five-pointed star(s) on the c... > Item Details
Krag Model 1898 Rifle,
Lot # 399 - Krag Model 1898 Rifle,
with serial number 387237, 30" barrel, walnut two piece stock with rectangular inspectors stamp with rounded corners, initials and 1902, second stamp under side of stock circular with "P") and "04" above, total length 49". All original and untouched. > Item Details
Scarce Buffalo Bill Poster,
Lot # 385 - Scarce Buffalo Bill Poster,
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Civil War Archive of W. L. Savage, 10th Connecticut,
Lot # 265 - Civil War Archive of W. L. Savage, 10th Connecticut,
211 ALsS. September 1861-October 1864 From his days as a raw recruit from Greenwich, Conn., William L. Savage was a model soldier. Mustered in at Hartford as a Sergeant in Co. I, 10th Connecticut Infantry, in September 1861, Savage earned a promotion to Sgt. Major in February 1862, before receiv... > Item Details
Hoover & Smith Campaign Cello Pamphlet,
Lot # 99 - Hoover & Smith Campaign Cello Pamphlet,
9.25 x 5.5" overall, folded into thirds to 3 x 5.5". The front of the 2 outer flaps has a "?" and "Our Next President / Hoover / Smith." One has green cellophane in an oval, the other red. When the pamphlet is opened, if one puts the red flap over the center, Hoover's face appears in the oval and on... > Item Details
Henry Clay Campaign Flag,
Lot # 47 - Henry Clay Campaign Flag,
of printed cotton from the 1844 election, with canton having black & white waist length portrait of Clay on blue field, surrounded by laurel wreath and ring of 22 five pointed stars with 4 other stars at corners for total of 26 stars. The 2nd, 3rd & 4th white stripes with "Clay/And/Frelinghuysen." ... > Item Details
Two Fine Political Campaign Glasses,
Lot # 90 - Two Fine Political Campaign Glasses,
each clear glass with acid etched double oval portraits, 3.6" high. Includes Taft & Sherman, and McKinley & Hobart. > 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
Booker T. Washington, Clipped Signature,
Lot # 120 - Booker T. Washington, Clipped Signature,
framed under glass, bold signature on 1.25 x 3" piece of paper. Washington was born into slavery in the late 1850's, and was still a child when the war ended and slaves were freed. Shortly thereafter the family moved to West Virginia, and Booker's mother obtained a "blue-back" spelling book. Accordi... > Item Details
Gurnsey CDVS of American Indian Chiefs,
Lot # 346 - Gurnsey CDVS of American Indian Chiefs,
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Rinehart Platinum Print of Native American,
Lot # 359 - Rinehart Platinum Print of Native American,
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