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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Civil War Naval Photograph,
Lot # 208 - Civil War Naval Photograph,
an anonymous 8 x 6" oval albumen image mounted on a larger board. A fine studio portrait of four men -- probably brothers -- one of whom is a Naval officer. Housed in a later Victorian frame, with pencilled notation "Grandfather Gray at Extreme Right." There were a number of Gray's who served as o... > Item Details
Oil Painting of Indian Encampment,
Lot # 732 - Oil Painting of Indian Encampment,
on artist board, signed on rear with stencil "D.J. Kellogg Rochester, N.Y." A naive, American painting of a lake shore with encampment of Native Americans with teepees & birch bark canoes; oval 24" wide x 20" high. Probably mid 19th century. > Item Details
Abraham Lincoln Springfield Autograph,
Lot # 425 - Abraham Lincoln Springfield Autograph,
24 Aug. 1860, probably during the campaign of that year. This is a short note on 1 panel of a folded letter sheet to one H.S. Johnson, Esq. "Dear Sir -- Herewith I send you my autograph which you request. / Yours truly / A. Lincoln." Only signature in Lincoln's hand. > Item Details
American Coin Silver Flatware
Lot # 683 - American Coin Silver Flatware
Lot of 22. Includes the following teaspoons: two marked J.R. Robinson; PLUS five marked F.B. Cook; PLUS six marked DWR; PLUS two marked J.T.P. & Son; one marked SH; PLUS two marked Baldwin & Cowles; PLUS a mustard spoon and table spoon by the same maker; PLUS the a table spoon marked O.G. Carter; A... > Item Details
Webb and Thomas Civil War Books,
Lot # 283 - Webb and Thomas Civil War Books,
includes "Webb and His Brigade at the Angle, Gettysburg" (front cover) or "Statue of Brevet Major General Webb" (spine). Book published by New York Monuments Commission at the dedication of the monument to Bvt. Maj. Genl. Webb, Oct 12, 1915. Blue cloth, 4to, gilt front and spine, published 1916, Alb... > Item Details
Goodwin & Webster Blue Decorated Salt Glazed Stoneware Jug
Lot # 691 - Goodwin & Webster Blue Decorated Salt Glazed Stoneware Jug
ovoid, with strap handle marked "Goodwin & Webster" (Hartford, Ct.). Nice turning marks at neck; 8.25" d. x 12.5" high. > Item Details
Fine Kitchen Treenware
Lot # 865 - Fine Kitchen Treenware
American, early 19th century. An assembled group of woodenware including a yarn spool, a handled thread winder, a clip marked Carl Martin W.E., a glove stretcher, a mallet, a large fork, a butter print incised with starburst pattern and a comb with cutout heart on handle; fork lg. 16 in. > Item Details
Photograph of Josie Earp,
Lot # 344 - Photograph of Josie Earp,
5" x 12" silver gelatin photograph issued by the Pastime Novelty Co., 1367 Broadway, NY, with blindstamp "Kaloma" and "Copyright, 1914- P.N. Co." Issued with various color hand-tinting, this example with light flesh tones and green on diaphanous wrap, matted and framed. Subject of continued controv... > Item Details
Early Wood Elephant Pull Toy in Original Paint,
Lot # 500 - Early Wood Elephant Pull Toy in Original Paint,
gray body with black ears, tusks, eyes, toes and saddle, mounted on wood plank with wood wheels in yellow, 8" long x 6.5" high. > Item Details
Washington Pocket Mirror,
Lot # 43 - Washington Pocket Mirror,
19th century stamped zinc pocket mirror with bust portrait of Geo. Washington, laurel leaf surround. Opens to reveal original 2.5" d. mirror with brass kick stand and hanging ring. Marked on rear "Brevite 1844". Ex. Clark Garrett Collection. > Item Details
Henry Newman 1691 Almanack,
Lot # 296 - Henry Newman 1691 Almanack,
reprinted in 1844 by Ira Webster reprint of the early American Boston Almanack by Henry Newman, Philomath, sold by Benjamin Harris at the London, Coffee-House in Boston. An illustrated 32mo in paper boards with calf spine. This almanac has a reprint of the first primer printed in the colonies ent... > Item Details
Blown Three Mold Glass,
Lot # 526 - Blown Three Mold Glass,
lot of 7, all clear blown three mold pieces. Includes 3 different castor bottles, straight and angled ribs all with flaring lips, 6.25", 5.25", 4.5" & 4" high, two larger with stoppers; AND 3 sauce dishes, straight ribbed & either quilted or quilted with sunburst panels above, two are 6" dia. last i... > Item Details
James Monroe Signed Land Grant,
Lot # 417 - James Monroe Signed Land Grant,
partially printed, folio on vellum, February 21, 1821. Assigning land to one Solomon Hodgson of Highland County. Signed lower right, with attached wafer seal. > Item Details
Cdv of Circleville, Ohio Marshall,
Lot # 15 - Cdv of Circleville, Ohio Marshall,
with imprint of M.K. Marshall, Photographer, West Main Street, Circleville. An 1870s image, likely of James K. Bedenheimer, who is listed in the Circleville City directory for 1859-60 as marshall. His large badge prominently displayed. > 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
Howell Cobb ALS Plus,
Lot # 442 - Howell Cobb ALS Plus,
including a 1p. letter to his son John, Athens, 9 July 1855. In this he notes that "Mrs. Thomas is at me about that debt of mine....upon which there is now due about three thousand dollars and for which she holds a mortgage on some of my negroes." He asks John to call her to say that he (John) is re... > Item Details
Early American Tole Ware Document Boxes,
Lot # 731 - Early American Tole Ware Document Boxes,
lot of 2, both early 19th century American, one 9.75 x 5.75 x 7.5" with wire bale handle on lid; one 9 x 4.75 x 6.5" with brass bale handle. > Item Details
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
Missouri CDV Album With Confederate General,
Lot # 199 - Missouri CDV Album With Confederate General,
among forty-seven unnamed civilian views is this striking rotund Colonel (three gold stars on collar, no wreath) with a “J.A. Scholten, St. Louis” back mark. This rare, perhaps unpublished, CDV is identified as Colonel Arthur Exum Reynolds, 26th Mississippi Infantry. A bust view that exactly match... > Item Details
Fine Steel Sewing Bird Clamp,
Lot # 769 - Fine Steel Sewing Bird Clamp,
19th century American. With a stylized bird form clamp with a still strong spring, mount on back for fabric pin cushion, clamp will fit 1.5" thick table or less with heart shaped thread set; 3.5" long x 5" high, nice old darkened surface. > Item Details
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