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.

Most with trimmed corners; engravings heavily trimmed.
Est $150 - $250
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Early American Sewing Boxes,
Lot # 773 - Early American Sewing Boxes,
lot of 2. Includes a mahogany 2 tiered box with satinwood line inlay, drawer in lower front, turned pin cushion finial with lift off lid and ivory corner finials; 7" wide & high x 5.5" deep; AND an ash, 2-tiered box with top pin cushion/lift off lid drawer in front bottom; 4" square x 4.5" high. > Item Details
Teddy Roosevelt Campaign Ribbons,
Lot # 95 - Teddy Roosevelt Campaign Ribbons,
including a large 9.25 x 3 white silk with blue printing example with portrait of T.R. and coat-tail support for Charles P. Rooney (PA?);PLUS an Alternate delegates ribbon badge with 1.25" cello image of T.R. in a pewter shell, with reverse cello portrait of coat-tail candidate S.W. Pennypacker (PA ... > 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
Cast Iron Organ Mechanical  Bank,
Lot # 508 - Cast Iron Organ Mechanical Bank,
Kyser & Rex, circa 1880-1900, with cat, dog and monkey on organ with bells, original polychrome paint, fine working condition, 5.5" wide x 4" deep x 7.25" high. > Item Details
Southern Cherry Empire Server,
Lot # 704 - Southern Cherry Empire Server,
with mahogany veneered drawer fronts, door panels and back splash. Top has two 1/4 round drawers over an ogee drawer that overhang lower 2 gothic arch paneled doors with 1/2 rope turned column's and turned feet, 42.3" wide x 20.25" deep x 55.5" high. Secondary woods are pine and poplar. > Item Details
Mexican War  Letter,
Lot # 149 - Mexican War Letter,
ALS signed Enos P. Wiley, to Wm. Carter, Sept. 29, 1846 "Texas, Mouth of the Riogrand" [sic]. Written by a soldier who took sick and was recovering in camp. Mentions Taylor’s march on "Montary" [sic] and impending battle, with troop strengths, and likelihood of peace coming soon. Talks of unscrup... > Item Details
Scarce Horace Greeley Illustrated Campaign Sheet Music,
Lot # 78 - Scarce Horace Greeley Illustrated Campaign Sheet Music,
with a portrait of Greeley and "OUR NEXT PRESIDENT" above and "HORACE GREELEY'S MARCH" below. Published by Horace Waters, New York. > Item Details
Early French Automobile Hand-Colored Lithographs by Gamy
Lot # 482 - Early French Automobile Hand-Colored Lithographs by Gamy
Two hand-colored lithographs by Gamy matted in a single frame; each measures 34" x 17"; "THE SPLITDORF MAGNETO GRAND PRIX OF AMERICA 1910" shows two man racing a single car through the countryside, leaving a trail of dust behind. In the upper right of the painting is an inset of an automobile engine... > Item Details
Kentucky Cherry Sheraton Drop Leaf Table,
Lot # 706 - Kentucky Cherry Sheraton Drop Leaf Table,
unusually heavy construction with single board top and leaves, nice turned legs, 29" high x 18.75" wide when closed and 55.75" wide when open. All original finish with nice rich patina. > Item Details
Set of Sterling Candlesticks,
Lot # 680 - Set of Sterling Candlesticks,
four, American, early 20th century Adams-style, marked "Sterling," with stylized floral engraving and fluting with laurel wreath on each side of stem, each 10.5" high. > Item Details
Brass Kettles,
Lot # 640 - Brass Kettles,
lot of 2, American mid-19th century. Each spun brass with iron bale handle. Worn maker's mark on one; 12.5" d. x 9" high & 13" d. x 8" high. > Item Details
F. Willerding, Evansville, Ind. Long Rifle,
Lot # 142 - F. Willerding, Evansville, Ind. Long Rifle,
signed on top of 36" octagonal barrel, lock plate marked "Jas. Golcher", walnut stock with brass and pewter mounts, 34 caliber, total length 52.25". > Item Details
Large Albumen Civil War Camp Scene,
Lot # 213 - Large Albumen Civil War Camp Scene,
matted and framed under glass. Anonymous 9 x 13" albumen image mounted on larger board. The scene is of a Union camp with 2 wall, and 33 Sibley tents visible. The American flag flies in the center of the camp, and most tents have pennants flying from them. A number of soldiers, horses, civilians and... > Item Details
Scarce Lincoln Pose By Alexander Gardner,
Lot # 71 - Scarce Lincoln Pose By Alexander Gardner,
silver gelatin print, 9.25" x 12.5", with modern mat and frame. From a now lost glass plate negative. A number of these images were apparently pulled from the original plate sometime within the first few decades of this century before the negative disappeared. Today, these later prints -- made fr... > Item Details
Figural American Political Tobacco Pipes,
Lot # 53 - Figural American Political Tobacco Pipes,
lot of 3, all redware and approx. 2" long. Includes a head of George Washington with fluted stem and crown-like top; PLUS a bust of Fillmore with "Millard" on left & "Fillmore" on right side of stem; AND a head of Pierce with "President" on right and "Frank Pierce" on left side of stem. > Item Details
Copper Canteen,
Lot # 726 - Copper Canteen,
American 19th century. This oval canteen has a peaked top with 2 attached bands on side for strap. Non-regulation canteens such as this were commonly used by Confederate infantry in the Civil War; 6" wide x 3.25" deep x 9" high. > Item Details
Early Appliqué Quilt,
Lot # 605 - Early Appliqué Quilt,
signed "Vion Papin", circa 1870, repeating floral design in red & green calico printed fabric with matching swag border, 92" x 100". > Item Details
Ovid Blue Decorated Salt Glazed Stoneware Jar,
Lot # 695 - Ovid Blue Decorated Salt Glazed Stoneware Jar,
American, early 19th century, with double lunate handles & chain of cobalt freehand tulips at shoulder, attributed to Alexandria, Va.; 9.5 x 11.25". > Item Details
1840'S Watercolor of a Young Lady,
Lot # 655 - 1840'S Watercolor of a Young Lady,
in her late teens, standing in striped dress, holding a rose in right hand & white lace bonnet in other, red bead necklace. > Item Details
American 1831 Sampler,
Lot # 771 - American 1831 Sampler,
with 5-bay, 2-story house in center (bottom) flanked by trees with numerous potted flowers and paired love birds, poem at top with "Harriet Stutsman's work 1831". Colors include 2 greens, blue, red, yellow, brown, tan, & white, on linen ground, mounted in old painted frame, 12.25" x 17.25". > Item Details
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