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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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Northwest Territory Narrative  Published in Kentucky,
Lot # 303 - Northwest Territory Narrative Published in Kentucky,
Atherton, William. "Narrative of the Suffering & Defeat of the North-Western Army, Under General Winchester:..." 1842 (1st ed.), Frankfort, KY. 16mo, paper covered boards with calf spine, 152pp. Atherton tells of his journey north through Cincinnati, Piqua, to Ft. Wayne and the massacre at River Rai... > Item Details
Civil War/Indian Wars Presentation  Cane,
Lot # 247 - Civil War/Indian Wars Presentation Cane,
with "To Col. A. Jackson Smith" and "From Reception Committee / St. Louis, Mo. / June 27th, 1876" on sterling silver knob. Handle is 1.25" in diameter, and just over 1.5" high. The slightly knobby shaft ends in a worn, .75" nickel and steel ferrule. Overall length, 34". Andrew Jackson Smith had a s... > Item Details
Theorem of Fruit,
Lot # 765 - Theorem of Fruit,
19th century American, depicting a Chinese export porcelain bowl with blue painted landscape, toppled on it side and spilling its fruit & flowers onto the table top. Mounted in a 1" wide gilt frame 24" wide x 19" high. > 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
Ambrotype of Armed Id'd VMI Cadet,
Lot # 172 - Ambrotype of Armed Id'd VMI Cadet,
A rare and desirable sixth-plate ambrotype of Virginia Military Institute cadet Cyrus Miller Parkins, Class of 1864, posed in the fatigue uniform of the famous Lexington corps complete with white cross-belt and prominent “VMI” brass letters on floppy kepi. The identification is marvelous. Pressed ... > Item Details
Subscription Proposal  for W.H. Harrison Campaign Newspaper,
Lot # 42 - Subscription Proposal for W.H. Harrison Campaign Newspaper,
folio, Albany, August 7, 1835. "Proposals for Publishing a New Weekly Paper at the City of Albany to be Called THE VOICE OF THE PEOPLE" whose purpose will be to "support the undeniable claims of the People's Candidate...Gen. WILLIAM HENRY HARRISON." An exceptionally early prospectus, issued well i... > 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
Beardless Abe Lincoln Photo,
Lot # 70 - Beardless Abe Lincoln Photo,
early 20th century carbon photograph. Rare image, known as "The Giant Killer", taken by T.P. Pearson, at Macomb, Ill. five days after the debate at Ottawa, (O-8), Aug. 26, 1858, 7" x 9.25" in period frame, 12" x 16.75". > Item Details
Maryland 1832 Free Slave Manuscript,
Lot # 106 - Maryland 1832 Free Slave Manuscript,
dated May 25. This document notes that one David Harris appeared before a Justice of the Peace to swear that a certain colored boy was free born and at least 21 years of age. 4 x 7.5". Maryland was a border state that was neither as devoted to slavery as the South, nor as free as the North. In the s... > Item Details
Early French Automobile Hand-Colored Lithographs by Gamy
Lot # 480 - Early French Automobile Hand-Colored Lithographs by Gamy
Two hand-colored lithographs by Gamy matted in a single frame; each measure 17" x 34"; The first is untitled and shows two men racing a car around a tight turn with the rural scenery flying by them and a cloud of dust trailng them. The second, headed "TOUR DE FRANCE AUTOMOBILE 1914" depicts two raci... > Item Details
Ohio Pottery Piggy Bank,
Lot # 673 - Ohio Pottery Piggy Bank,
with beautifully mottled cream, green, brown & blue glaze. Unusual form in that pig is laying down, 7.25" long x 2.9" high. > 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
Ninth Plate Tintype of Armed Union Cavalryman
Lot # 163 - Ninth Plate Tintype of Armed Union Cavalryman
private recording his mettle before the camera. This unknown horseman wears gauntlets and balances his M1840 ‘wristbreaker’ point down. The early leather cross strap is still in evidence as is the sword knot looped through the cross branches of the hilt. The kepi displays no insignia. Housed in a... > Item Details
Patriotic Jacquard Coverlet,
Lot # 609 - Patriotic Jacquard Coverlet,
two piece red and white, double border with U.S. shield breasted eagle and text "Under This We Prosper", with corner blocks having a mounted officers with raised sword and inscription "Washington" and "United We Stand Divided We Fall". Figure on horseback in 1840's U.S. uniform and more likely mean... > Item Details
Scarce 1870s CDV of KKK Members,
Lot # 116 - Scarce 1870s CDV of KKK Members,
printed as a negative image; anonymous photographer. The letters "KKK" prominent in the background, both hooded and roped, the gent on right with a rifle. A seldom seen image. > Item Details
Early French Automobile Hand-Colored Lithographs by Gamy and Nevil
Lot # 477 - Early French Automobile Hand-Colored Lithographs by Gamy and Nevil
Two hand-colored lithographs matted in a single frame; Each measures 34" x 17". The Nevil, dated 1912, depicts a group of nomadic circus folk, including the monkey, traveling along the Spansih coast at St. Sebastien. The Gamy, dated 1913, depicts a racer making a hard turn at the 1913 Grand Prix de ... > Item Details
Ohio Pottery Piggy Banks,
Lot # 669 - Ohio Pottery Piggy Banks,
lot of 2, both with mottled glaze. Includes one with mottled on top 1/2 & clear on bottom, 4.2" x 2.2"; AND second all mottled 4" x 2". > Item Details
Early Langenheim Glass Stereoview,
Lot # 21 - Early Langenheim Glass Stereoview,
hand tinted, entitled "Franklin Statue Boston...." with worn original cloth seals, dated 1856, 3.35" x 6.8". > Item Details
Scottish Mull,
Lot # 657 - Scottish Mull,
with unmarked gold Masonic compass & shield on lip, engraved on mount "M. Jarvie", 3.5" high. > Item Details
Scarce English Quaker Imprint,
Lot # 322 - Scarce English Quaker Imprint,
"A Collection of Acts of Parliament, and Clauses of Acts of Parliament, Relative to Those Protestant Dissenters Who are Susally Called by the Name of Quakers, From the Year 1688." 1757, London: Luke Hinde. 4to, full calf, 96pp. > Item Details
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