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Fine Half-plate Daguerreotype by Germon,
2002 Americana & Decorative Arts. November 20.
in a full leather case. A striking image, typical of the superior quality work by this noted Philadelphia daguerreian.

Condition:  
A fine, unblemished plate with a hint of a tarnish ring, and still in original seals.
Est $400 - $600
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Original Civil War Pen and Ink Illustration,
Lot # 274 - Original Civil War Pen and Ink Illustration,
by John Douglas Woodward (1846-1924). Two drawings on a single 15.5 x 13.5 sheet, apparently done for Century Magazine. One a view of the "Shebang", the officers quarters of the U.S. Sanitary Commission, with tents, horses, and officers posed outside; the other a view of the General Post Office of ... > Item Details
Ohio Amish or Mennonite Quilt,
Lot # 809 - Ohio Amish or Mennonite Quilt,
in "Jacobs Ladder" pattern with black field and maroon and blue ladders, hand quilted in black with light green backing, 68" x 82". > Item Details
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Lot # 558 - Roccoco French Painted Fan,
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American 18th Century Chippendale Scroll Mirror,
Lot # 538 - American 18th Century Chippendale Scroll Mirror,
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Signatures of Lew Wallace, P.G. Bureaugard,
Lot # 258 - Signatures of Lew Wallace, P.G. Bureaugard,
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Civil War CDV of General William S. Harney,
Lot # 190 - Civil War CDV of General William S. Harney,
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Rockingham Croup Kettle,
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Ovid Blue Decorated Salt Glazed Stoneware Jar,
Lot # 695 - Ovid Blue Decorated Salt Glazed Stoneware Jar,
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Lacy Glass & Brass Curtain Tiebacks,
Lot # 535 - Lacy Glass & Brass Curtain Tiebacks,
lot of 37, all American, 1st half of the 19th century. Includes a matched set of 15 opalescent floral lacy tie-backs with pewter posts, 12 are 3" d., 2 are 2.25" d.; PLUS 4 other lacy opalescent tie-backs, also floral patterns; PLUS a matched set of six stamped brass tie-back, scrollwork design; 3.... > Item Details
Civil War Photograph of 1st Indiana Artillery Band,
Lot # 211 - Civil War Photograph of 1st Indiana Artillery Band,
attributed to Andrew D. Lytle of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, circa 1862-63. Salted paper photograph, 5 x 3.5" (sight). This photograph was apparently used in Miller's "Photographic History of the Civil War" (see Volume VIII) where it is titled "A Western Band - Field Musicians of the First Indiana Heav... > Item Details
Outstanding Group of Taos Photographs by Jackson,
Lot # 334 - Outstanding Group of Taos Photographs by Jackson,
Lot of 18, unmounted 13 x 10 albumen photographs by William Henry Jackson. Subjects include nine images in or around Taos, Pueblo, four of which are architectural overviews of the town, one a portrait of two potters, Maria and Benina; three others ethnographic studies of Pueblo residents, and one a... > Item Details
Autograph of Maintenon, Wife of Louis XIV,
Lot # 458 - Autograph of Maintenon, Wife of Louis XIV,
ANS, 12mo, n.d., n.p., integral address sheet, with royal wax seal. Marquesa Francoise d'Aubigne, second wife of Louis XIV. A note written entirely in her hand addressed to a "Monsieur Mavelz (?)" informing him that he may call. Boldy signed "Maintenon." WITH an engraving of Maintenon and her child... > Item Details
Civil War Pen and Ink by John R. Chapin,
Lot # 271 - Civil War Pen and Ink by John R. Chapin,
(1823-1907), 11.5 x 9" with applied white color for smoke. A fine sketch titled in ink on verso "Rescuing Wounded Comrades." With the added notations "Chap IV" and "I would engrave this as a whole tint and all. JRC." Chapin, a Captain in the New Jersey Militia, produced this work for Goss' "Recol... > Item Details
Fine Eglomise Game board,
Lot # 723 - Fine Eglomise Game board,
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Parker Brothers Side-by-Side Shotgun,
Lot # 397 - Parker Brothers Side-by-Side Shotgun,
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Rinehart Platinum Print of Native American,
Lot # 362 - Rinehart Platinum Print of Native American,
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Lot # 270 - Bronze Bust of Robert E. Lee by Moses Ezekiel,
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From Life CDV of CSA General Franklin Gardner,
Lot # 194 - From Life CDV of CSA General Franklin Gardner,
with imprint of “Theo. Lillienthal, New Orleans” issued in 1863. A transplanted Yankee and ex-regular, Gardner won two brevets in Mexico before throwing his lot with the Confederacy and joining as a regular Lt. Colonel of infantry in March 1861. Promoted to Brigadier General in April 1862 Gardner ... > Item Details
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