Lot 34    

1907 Large Plaster Bust of Lincoln,
2008, Historic Americana Auction, Dec 4 & 5
beardless portrait in original cream paint finish, marked on reverse 5394/Copyright 1907 R.P. Cacitoni & Bro Inc/Boston, 24" wide x 31.5" high.

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Loss of ca 35% of finish and small chip on base, VG.
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1895 Louis Lumiere <i>Cinematograph</i>,
Lot # 18 - 1895 Louis Lumiere Cinematograph,
1st Model Cinematograph, ca 1895, with the serial number 273 engraved on the inside. Auguste and Louis Lumiere are credited with the world's first public film screening on December 28, 1895. The showing of approximately ten short films lasting only twenty minutes in total was held in the basement lo... > Item Details
Political Cartoon Lampooning President U.S. Grant,
Lot # 36 - Political Cartoon Lampooning President U.S. Grant,
entitled Returning to Headquarters, implying Grant was ambivalent toward the suffering during the Panic of 1873, 12" x 19", achivally matted and framed, 18.25" x 23.25". > Item Details
Archive of General Nelson A. Miles,
Lot # 493 - Archive of General Nelson A. Miles,
lot of 14. The following items were part of a large collection of Miles material collected by Lt. Colonel Nathan Church of the 26th Michigan and sold years ago as part of his estate. The relationship between Miles and Church is now lost to history, but noted Civil War dealer Dave Taylor remembers ... > Item Details
Mammoth Plate Photograph of 130-Year-Old Chippewa Indian,
Lot # 1205 - Mammoth Plate Photograph of 130-Year-Old Chippewa Indian,
warm, sepia-toned silver gelatin print, 30" x 40", copyright and title printed in lower right T.J. Rice Oberlin, Ohio/ "Wa Ba Ne Gwe Wis"/ Chippewa Indian 130 Years Old 1918, framed, 36" x 46". > Item Details
Hand-sewn Civil War Era Ship's Pennant,
Lot # 235 - Hand-sewn Civil War Era Ship's Pennant,
4.3" at linen hoist x 16.5" long. Constructed of worsted wool, with six hand-cut linen stars on each face of two-piece canton, single red over white stripe on fly. The Union of this pennant has six stars suggesting a pre-1864 date; after 1864, pennants had seven stars at the Union. AUCTIONEER'S NOTE... > Item Details
Political Broadside Ridiculing General George McClellan,
Lot # 31 - Political Broadside Ridiculing General George McClellan,
illustrated with four different vignettes, from just after the 1864 election, 5.5" x 8", archivally matted and framed, 11.4" x 15.4". > Item Details
Anonymous Civil War CDV of Two African American Ladies,
Lot of Patriotic Hankies & WWI Son in Service Flag,
Lot # 1438 - Lot of Patriotic Hankies & WWI Son in Service Flag,
lot of 10. All polychrome printed, except last. Includes a 17 x 24" cotton flag entitled on hoist Flag of all nations and also marked on hoist Patent Applied For, with seven rows of six different national flags; 2nd printed silk with monochrome scene of U.S. army tent camp with eight-line poem print... > Item Details
Robert Todd Lincoln Autograph,
Lot # 1312 - Robert Todd Lincoln Autograph,
ink on a clipped 1.7” x 3.3” piece of plain paper. > Item Details
Group of Ohio Delegate Medals, Reunion Ribbons, and Post Badges,
Lot # 178 - Group of Ohio Delegate Medals, Reunion Ribbons, and Post Badges,
lot of 16, includes Ohio GAR Encampment ribbon with cello pinback and hanging cello medallion; assorted GAR Encampment ribbons, some with illustrations and bullion fringe, dating from 1886 to 1902, 6" to 9.5" long; seven 2-part medals with silk hangers and two hanging medallions including Delegate a... > Item Details
Civil War Army Medical Photograph of Left Femur Wound,
Lot # 1111 - Civil War Army Medical Photograph of Left Femur Wound,
6.2" x 8.7" on original card stock mount (9.2" x 10.7"), with printed label on reverse entitled Surgeon General's Office. Army Medical Museum. Photograph No. 31. Left Femur, exhibiting a partly consolidated Gunshot Fracture of the Middle Third of the Shaft. With extensive text below detailing the hi... > Item Details
Three Scarce Civil War Books, Plus,
Lot # 1049 - Three Scarce Civil War Books, Plus,
lot of 4, includes the following titles: Mason, Emily V., Ed. The Southern Poems of the War. Baltimore: John Murphy & Co., 1867. 12mo, in embossed brown cloth boards, 456pp; Gilham, William. Manual of Instruction for the Volunteers and Militia of the Confederate States. Richmond (Va): West & Johnson... > Item Details
Photographs of Pueblo Weavings and Weavers,
Lot # 362 - Photographs of Pueblo Weavings and Weavers,
lot of 6 anonymous albumens; interesting images showing a collection of Navajo Germantown, transitional, and Mexican blankets decorating the interior of a house; penciled inscriptions briefly describe items in room including Navajo Blanket, finest made for which I paid $50. E.J.J.; three 8" x 6" and... > Item Details
GAR Ribbons and Pinback Medals From the 104th OVI,
Lot # 184 - GAR Ribbons and Pinback Medals From the 104th OVI,
lot of 18, includes three with 23rd Army Corps badges; five with cello portraits; and others with printed patriotic motifs, some with bullion fringe, dating from 1882 to 1918, 3.5" to 8" long. > Item Details
Photograph of the Paul Quattlebaum Family and an Oil Painting of Nelson, Their Ex Slave,
Lot # 58 - Photograph of the Paul Quattlebaum Family and an Oil Painting of Nelson, Their Ex Slave,
lot of 2. Includes an anonymous, 5 x 7" silver gelatin photograph mounted on larger board, of the Quattlebaum family along with their ex-slave "Nelson", all identified on verso, and a 14 x 18" oil on canvas painting of Nelson, supposedly accomplished by a Quattlebaum granddaughter. Paul Quattlebaum... > Item Details
Lowell Thomas ALS,
Lot # 1258 - Lowell Thomas ALS,
typed on 7” x 10.5” printed stationary, headed Lowell Thomas/Rockefeller Center, New York/October 22, 1946 and reading Dear Clyde, I had the pleasure of chatting with your brother in Detroit the other night. He seemed like an interesting and dynamic chap. By the way, who are the members of the Annua... > Item Details
Group of Nine 1884 Republican Party Campaign ALS and Photographs from Political Figures,
Lot # 1576 - Group of Nine 1884 Republican Party Campaign ALS and Photographs from Political Figures,
all written to members of the Republican National Committee, offering their services in the 1884 campaign to elect James G. Blaine and John "Blackjack Logan." Includes: George H. Williams (Senator from Oregon, Atty Genl in the Grant administration); John Sherman ( Ohio U.S. Senator, Representative,... > Item Details
Quarter Plate Ruby Ambrotype of Westerner Armed With a Plains Rifle,
Lot # 380 - Quarter Plate Ruby Ambrotype of Westerner Armed With a Plains Rifle,
anonymous, circa late 1850s, early 1860s studio pose. He wears a tinted Western style shirt and heavy boots; he holds a power flask at the end of the barrel of his rifle. In a half pressed leather case. > Item Details
Letter Signed by James G.  Blaine with Biographical Book,
Lot # 1309 - Letter Signed by James G. Blaine with Biographical Book,
LS, written in secretary's hand and signed by James G. Blaine (1830-1893), 1p., 7.9" x 9.75", Augusta, Maine, 23 July 1884. Addressed to I. M. Brady, Esquire, Chicago, Illinois. My Dear Sir: Accept my thanks for the kind congratulations contained in your letter of the nineteenth instant. With my com... > Item Details
Group of Department of Ohio GAR Representative, Delegates, and Souvenir Badges and Medals,
Lot # 189 - Group of Department of Ohio GAR Representative, Delegates, and Souvenir Badges and Medals,
lot of 18, includes 3 different National badges, including one scarce 3-part bronze and silvered bronze medal with gold silk ribbon, still attached to original card stock from Indianapolis, 1916, 6.5" long; a 2nd 3-part bronze and silvered bronze Representative's medal with gold silk ribbon from Cin... > Item Details
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