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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Nebraska Reward Handbill,
Lot # 381 - Nebraska Reward Handbill,
Brownsville, Nebraska, Aug. 28, 1869. Reward of $1000 for capture of one J.K. Bear for robbing the U.S. Express Co. at Brownsville of $12,000. Gives detailed description of this outlaw, 8.2" x 4.75". > Item Details
Early American Tole Ware Document Boxes,
Lot # 731 - Early American Tole Ware Document Boxes,
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Early Tin Five Arm Candle Wall Sconces,
Lot # 761 - Early Tin Five Arm Candle Wall Sconces,
American early 19th century. Tin and wrought steel wire, old, possibly original, black painted finish; 25" wide & projecting 12" from wall. > Item Details
Bow Back Windsor in Old Red Paint,
Lot # 791 - Bow Back Windsor in Old Red Paint,
American bamboo-style Windsor, with added rockers. Scrolled terminals to arms, graceful bamboo turnings, nicely shaped saddle seat, seat width 19", total height 31". > Item Details
Christmas Tree Fences,
Lot # 501 - Christmas Tree Fences,
lot of 2, both 19th century. Includes a nice 4-part fence, picket type with false gate, flanked by turned posts, forms square 18.5"; AND an accordion/split rail type which can be arranged in many different forms, but when circular it is 30" d. > Item Details
Henry Clay Campaign Flag,
Lot # 47 - Henry Clay Campaign Flag,
of printed cotton from the 1844 election, with canton having black & white waist length portrait of Clay on blue field, surrounded by laurel wreath and ring of 22 five pointed stars with 4 other stars at corners for total of 26 stars. The 2nd, 3rd & 4th white stripes with "Clay/And/Frelinghuysen." ... > Item Details
Ohio Pottery Piggy Banks,
Lot # 669 - Ohio Pottery Piggy Banks,
lot of 2, both with mottled glaze. Includes one with mottled on top 1/2 & clear on bottom, 4.2" x 2.2"; AND second all mottled 4" x 2". > Item Details
Chippendale Mirror,
Lot # 736 - Chippendale Mirror,
American, late 18th century, scroll-cut mahogany with nice high top crest, original glass; old, but not original, finish; frame with satinwood line inlay; 12.75" wide x 22.5" high. > Item Details
T.C. Say's 1824 -5 American Entomology,
Lot # 323 - T.C. Say's 1824 -5 American Entomology,
Say, Thomas. "American Entomology, or Description of the Insects of North America." 1824-25, Philadelphia, Vol. I-II bound as one, lacking Volume III. 8vo, contemporary calf with gilt spine, 36 hand colored plates. > Item Details
Dorothea Dix Manuscript Archive,
Lot # 456 - Dorothea Dix Manuscript Archive,
32 ALsS, 1 postcard, 3 other items, pieces of plants and flowers. 1878-1886. A series of deeply affectionate letters from Dorothea L. Dix, superintendent of Nurses in the Union Army during the Civil War, to a young Katie Britton, the darling daughter of a New Jersey physician. Many of the letters... > Item Details
Ohio Pottery Pig Banks,
Lot # 675 - Ohio Pottery Pig Banks,
lot of 2, both with mottled glaze. Includes an example with top 1/2 in cream, green, brown & blue glaze, 4.4" long x 2.4" high; AND a mottled brown glazed example, 5" long x 2.5" high. > Item Details
Chalkware Lamb,
Lot # 624 - Chalkware Lamb,
with original paint, 9" long x 7.5" high, fine old patina. > Item Details
Mortised Bucket Bench,
Lot # 796 - Mortised Bucket Bench,
mortised construction with bootjack ends, lower shelf mortised, upper is lap-jointed with wood pegs; 40" long x 12.5" deep x 31" high. > Item Details
Photograph of Essaqueta, by Alexander Gardner,
Lot # 351 - Photograph of Essaqueta, by Alexander Gardner,
albumen print, 5 x 7.5" mounted on larger board, titled in negative "Essa-Queta Apache 1a" and "Striker." Negative probably by Alexander Gardner as part of a treaty delegation in Washington in 1872. Likely printed later by the Bureau of American Ethnology and sold to the Rookwood Pottery of Cincinna... > 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
Salt Glazed Stoneware Jars,
Lot # 711 - Salt Glazed Stoneware Jars,
lot of 4. Three jars & 1 jug, all mid- to early 19th century American. Includes an apple butter jar, slightly ovoid, 7" d. x 8" high; PLUS an interesting shouldered jar stamped "H&G" and #1 with cogged wheel surround, rim warped during firing, 8" d. x 7.5" high; PLUS a slightly ovoid jar, 8.5" d. x... > Item Details
Cast Iron Anti-Chinese Figural Padlock,
Lot # 378 - Cast Iron Anti-Chinese Figural Padlock,
with Patd. date Oct. 1872. The front depicts a stereotypical "Chinaman" with long que coming through a hole, mouth open (the keyhole for the lock). On back the image is of a dog biting the man's leg, with a disembodied hand in upper right dropping the man's hat. The early waves of Chinese immigratio... > Item Details
Warren G. Harding, TLS,
Lot # 431 - Warren G. Harding, TLS,
invitation to a luncheon on Ohio State Archaeological and Historical Society stationery, on 4 Oct 1920. Bottom of page has a note "Grateful to have been present on Oct 4. Sincerely Warren G. Harding," and below "Ditto Florence Kling Harding." 8.5 x 11", framed under glass, small pieces of tape hold ... > Item Details
Theorem of Fruit,
Lot # 765 - Theorem of Fruit,
19th century American, depicting a Chinese export porcelain bowl with blue painted landscape, toppled on it side and spilling its fruit & flowers onto the table top. Mounted in a 1" wide gilt frame 24" wide x 19" high. > Item Details
Civil War Diary,  Co. A, 24th Wisconsin,
Lot # 264 - Civil War Diary, Co. A, 24th Wisconsin,
12mo pocket variety, written by Private James Aker. Aker, a Corporal from Milwaukee, enlisted on August 5, 1862 for the three year stint. He mustered out at Nashville, on June 10, 1865. Along the way, Aker's as part of the 24th, saw action in numerous engagements in the West, including Perryvill... > Item Details
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