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Sixth Plate Daguerreotype of an Unidentified New York Hamlet,
2008, Historic Americana Auction, Dec 4 & 5
street scene with two frame houses and frame outhouse in background, board fence at edge of street with single horse drawn buckboard wagon in front on house to the right and three men visible in foreground. Housed in embossed pheasant on grape vine case. Found in the Ithaca, New York area, and presumed to be from somewhere in that part of the Empire State.

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0.25" solar ring, small scattered spots and slight wipe across wagon.
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Two Silver Print Photographs of African Americans by Clarence B. Moore,
Lot # 1605 - Two Silver Print Photographs of African Americans by Clarence B. Moore,
very scarce photographer, both ca 1910-15 with title and signature on reverse. The first is 5.5" x 6.5" and entitled Generosity and second is 8" x 10" and entitled Washer Woman, both matted and framed 15.5" x 17.5".Clarence Bloomfield Moore (1852-1932) was born and educated in Philadelphia, develope... > Item Details
[DISCOVERY] <i>The Discovery of America by Christopher Columbus,</i>
Lot # 1323 - [DISCOVERY] The Discovery of America by Christopher Columbus,
To Which is Added, His Two Three Voyages. Philadelphia: Printed and Sold by Joseph & James Crukshank, 1801. 24mo, green paper-covered boards, 107 numb. pp, last page ads for Crukshanks. A scarce printing. Only one print copy located in public holdings, others are microfilm. > Item Details
Scarce 19th Century Ephemera from Publishers and Manufacturers of Political Campaign Badges
Lot # 1573 - Scarce 19th Century Ephemera from Publishers and Manufacturers of Political Campaign Badges
An interesting collection, comprised of five items, with associated items. All from the 1884 campaign of James G. Blaine and John "Blackjack" Logan. Includes the following: TLS from Baker and Hayes Lithographic Publishers of Philadelphia with two enclosed trade cards of Blaine and Logan, offering ... > Item Details
Two Photographs of Jersey Joe Walcott & One Of Jack Johnson,
Lot # 1681 - Two Photographs of Jersey Joe Walcott & One Of Jack Johnson,
includes a 5” x 7” silver gelatin photograph of Joe Johnson in boxing stance, PLUS an 8” x 10 silver gelatin photograph of Jersey Joe Walcott wearing world champion belt and boxing outfit, AND a 7.75” x 9.5” silver gelatin photo of Walcott with group of children, including at least one polio victim.... > Item Details
13 Star Early 19th Century Hand Sewn Naval Jack,
Lot # 229 - 13 Star Early 19th Century Hand Sewn Naval Jack,
24.5" x 37.5", worsted wool, with canton pattern having 4-5-4 hand sewn cotton stars reverse cut away and hemmed, stripes lap-seamed, hand sewn linen hoist mostly missing. > Item Details
CDV of George Armstrong Custer,
Lot # 469 - CDV of George Armstrong Custer,
as Major General with ink inscription below image Maj. Gen. G.A. Custer. A vignetted photographic engraving of a photograph illustrated in Katz' Custer in Photographs [K-77V], dated May 23, 1865, by Mathew Brady & Co. Verso includes E & H.T. Anthony backmark from a Brady negative, a 2 cent U.S. Inte... > Item Details
1879 Pocket Map of Kansas,
Lot # 1500 - 1879 Pocket Map of Kansas,
in 3.5” x 6.25” printed polished green light card stock boards entitled Rand, McNally & Co.’s Township, County and Railroad Map of Kansas with 13” x 20” colored map dated 1879. > Item Details
$1000 CSA Bond,
Lot # 1045 - $1000 CSA Bond,
with oval bust of Stonewall Jackson, dated Feb. 20, 1863, with 8 coupons attached to bottom, framed, 14.5" square. > Item Details
Photographic Archive of North Carolina Brig. Gen. James Green Martin, CSA,
Lot # 80 - Photographic Archive of North Carolina Brig. Gen. James Green Martin, CSA,
(1819-1878) comprising a family group of 8 related cased ambrotypes highlighted by a published ninth plate antebellum portrait of Bvt. Major James G. Martin, USA, later CSA. The group further includes a ninth plate ambrotype of General Martin’s wife, MaryAnne Murray Read Martin (1811-1857), a quart... > Item Details
Autographed Photograph of Fredric March from
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each character viewed, in full costume. Viewed underneath: sincerely Fredric March, written in pen, viewed in lower right margin, 7 x 9.25". > Item Details
Four 1870s Photographs of American Indians at Ocmulgee, Indian Territory,
Lot # 334 - Four 1870s Photographs of American Indians at Ocmulgee, Indian Territory,
anonymous albumen images, 8.5" x 5" mounted on larger cream card stock. The images include three casual group photographs showing Creek Indians and Anglos; fourth is a portrait of a Creek man. During the early 1870s, an attempt was made to create an Ocmulgee constitution. The constitution would all... > Item Details
Two Pairs of Mexican Spurs,
Lot # 1772 - Two Pairs of Mexican Spurs,
including a pair of spurs, marked Mexico/Alpaca, with brass plated steel rowels with ten spikes each, leg shaped shank with overlaid copper with a stylized floral motif, steel yoke with a nickel plate. Slots for leather straps with nickel silver buttons, original tooled leather straps, 3" inside hee... > Item Details
Sixth Plate Memorial Ambrotype of Frederick Lander in Uniform,
Lot # 1132 - Sixth Plate Memorial Ambrotype of Frederick Lander in Uniform,
with photographed oval scrollwork surround in original stamped brass foil frame with hanger and paper backing.Frederick West Lander (1821–62) western explorer, general in the Union Army during the American Civil War, and author of many patriotic poems. > Item Details
Will Soule Photograph of Medicine Bluff, Indian Territory, With Buffalo Soldiers,
Lot # 475 - Will Soule Photograph of Medicine Bluff, Indian Territory, With Buffalo Soldiers,
albumen print, 6" x 8", mounted on manila card stock, 8.25" x 9.5", with title inscribed below image Medicine Bluff. Fort Sill, I.T.. An image capturing the rugged landscape of Fort Sill, Indian Territory (Oklahoma), December 26, 1868, featuring four buffalo soldiers from the 10th U.S. Cavalry and ... > Item Details
Two WWII Era Graflex Cameras,
Lot # 1425 - Two WWII Era Graflex Cameras,
includes a cased example with U.S. Navy markings on case marked Graflex on viewer with Kodak lens marked No. 33, holding a 4" x 5" plate, in velvet lined case (8" x 13" x 9" high); and an example marked R.B. Graflex-Series B/Curtain Aperture with Kodak No. 32 lens, 5.5" x 8" x 7.5" high. > Item Details
Autographed, Hand-tinted Photograph of Orville Wright,
Lot # 274 - Autographed, Hand-tinted Photograph of Orville Wright,
anonymous, 8.25" x 6" silver gelatin image, signed on recto. Verso pencil inscription directs a photo-colorist to hand-tint the image to cover. > Item Details
The Best of the William Harrison Campaign Biographies,
Lot # 1582 - The Best of the William Harrison Campaign Biographies,
Jackson, Isaac Rand. Entitled A Sketch of the Life and Public Services of General William Henry Harrison, Candidate of the People for President of the United States, To which is annexed an Appendix, Washington: Jacob Gideon, Jr., 1840. 16pp. Neatly removed from a bound volume. Handsome equestrian po... > Item Details
Scarce 1829 Advertising Broadside For a Fire Engine,
Lot # 1001 - Scarce 1829 Advertising Broadside For a Fire Engine,
8" x 12.5" with bold heading Daboll's Patent Improved Fire Engine. Made and Sold By Ezekiel Daboll & Co. Canaan, Litchfield, Connecticut. With illustration of this hand-carried and hand-operated fire pump, large block of text below with Greek Key border, printed by B.D. Packard & Co. > Item Details
Lincoln Memorial Ribbon with Tintype Portrait
Lot # 1528 - Lincoln Memorial Ribbon with Tintype Portrait
in black and white silk with ninth plate ca 1.5 x 2") ferrotype portrait of Lincoln mounted in center, 3” x 5.5”. > Item Details
Jackson Mammoth Plate Photograph of <i>Veta Pass</i> With Trains,
Lot # 304 - Jackson Mammoth Plate Photograph of Veta Pass With Trains,
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