Lot 19    

Cartes De Visite of 19th Century Personalities,
2002 Americana & Decorative Arts. November 20.
lot of 26. Includes 12 from life portraits of Longfellow and his wife; Washington Irving; Alfred Tennyson; Halleck; T.S. Arthur; Park Benjamin; Edgar A. Poe; Nathaniel Hawthorne; Tom Thumb and Lavinia Stratton. Photographers include Anthony, Fredricks, Black and others. Remaining portraits heavily retouched or from engravings.

Condition:  
Most with trimmed corners; engravings heavily trimmed.
Est $150 - $250
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Photograph of a Kiowa Woman by Soule or Gardner,
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Lot # 194 - From Life CDV of CSA General Franklin Gardner,
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American Painted Firebarrel Sign,
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Id'd Revolutionary War Silver Hilted Sword,
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Lot # 433 - Autographed Brady Photos of Grant Cabinet Members,
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John Bard Half Stock Long Rifle,
Lot # 141 - John Bard Half Stock Long Rifle,
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Lot # 220 - Id'd Civil War Sword from the 160th OVI,
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Clear Pig Flask
Lot # 667 - Clear Pig Flask
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Gathering Basket in Old Blue Paint,
Lot # 654 - Gathering Basket in Old Blue Paint,
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Hunting Jack Rabbits by Hambidge,
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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
Civil War Archive of 7th Michigan Cavalry Captain,
Lot # 168 - Civil War Archive of 7th Michigan Cavalry Captain,
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Stephen Douglas Campaign Portrait Ribbon,
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