Lot 7    

Tintype of a Threshing Machine,
2002 Americana & Decorative Arts. November 20.
5.5 x 3.75" in an original gilt wall frame. An fine outdoor scene, showing a yoke of oxen attached to a steam tractor, pulling a large wagon. A group of workers look at the camera, one of whom brandishes a large board at one of his fellows. Faintly identifed on verso as "Ithaca?, NY."

Condition:  
Plate with no bends, with as made chemical clouds in sky at right. Frame lacking much of the original gilding.
Est $300 - $400
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Scarce Buffalo Bill Poster,
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Rare Hawaiian Stereoviews By Chase,
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Large Lot of WW I  Items,
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Three Political Autographs, Colfax, Seward and Webster,
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Civil War Presentation Sword of a Maine Hero,
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San Francisco to Honolulu 1884 Steamship Broadside,
Lot # 380 - San Francisco to Honolulu 1884 Steamship Broadside,
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Rinehart Platinum Print of Native American,
Lot # 365 - Rinehart Platinum Print of Native American,
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Figural Cast Iron Doorstop,
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Photograph of Lone Wolf By Alexander Gardner,
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1885 Brooklyn Base Ball Club,
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Franklin Roosevelt TLS and More,
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Irwin Myers - Pastel and Gouache on Paper,
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Cleveland-Thurman Jugate Campaign Ribbon,
Lot # 89 - Cleveland-Thurman Jugate Campaign Ribbon,
black, on pink silk, 9.25 x 2.75." Printed by Buford, Indianapolis. > Item Details
Early French Automobile Chromolithograph by Montaut,
Lot # 484 - Early French Automobile Chromolithograph by Montaut,
showing two people in sports car racing to beat a steam train across the track, 16.5" x 34"; frame 22" x 39". > Item Details
Rinehart Platinum Print of Native American,
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Grant-Colfax Indiana Handbill,
Lot # 77 - Grant-Colfax Indiana Handbill,
from 1868 campaign, exhorting the reader to "Subscribe for the Indiana Radical!...For the Campaign!" It goes on to say that the paper was previously called the "Indiana True Republican," and that now was the time to plan for the election. The paper offers a short-term subscription for only 50 cents ... > Item Details
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