Lot 13    

CDV of a Photographer and His Camera,
2008, Historic Americana Auction, Dec 4 & 5
anonymous studio portrait of a bearded photographer with his camera resting on tripod platform.

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Scattered light spotting, else VG.
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Fourteen Autographed Photos & Letters of British Male Authors, & Scholars,
Lot # 1268 - Fourteen Autographed Photos & Letters of British Male Authors, & Scholars,
includes the following real photographs: a 4" x 5.5" silver print, signed on period mount of Stanley J. Weyman (1855-1928; romance novelist); a 3" x 4.5" silver print of Talbot Mundy holding a pet monkey (1879-1940; author of King of the Khyber Rifles), signed on period mount; a 4" x 6" silver print... > Item Details
Scarce J.N. Templeman Cabinet Card of Sioux Indians, Crow Man and Running Bear,
Lot # 320 - Scarce J.N. Templeman Cabinet Card of Sioux Indians, Crow Man and Running Bear,
Lower Yanktonais Sioux Chiefs at Crow Creek Reservation, D.T.; with imprint of J. N. Templeman, Miller, D.T below image; printed caption identifies men as second and third chiefs. > Item Details
40 Star Printed and Machine-Sewn U.S. National Flag,
Lot # 1457 - 40 Star Printed and Machine-Sewn U.S. National Flag,
36" x 54", cotton with printed canton pattern of five rows of eight stars (40), machine-sewn stripes and canvas hoist with two brass grommets. > Item Details
Civil War Oath and Parole Receipt, Norfolk Virginia, 1864,
Lot # 1061 - Civil War Oath and Parole Receipt, Norfolk Virginia, 1864,
partially printed 3” x 8” document from the Provost Marshal’s Office, District of Virginia, dated Norfolk, Va. Oct. 7th, 1864. A loyalty oath and parole for A. Qullen, aged 65 of Norfolk and signed by a Union Captain [illegible]. This document has typical folds and wear often seen on these parole do... > Item Details
Scarce CDV of African American Civil War <i>Tar</i>,
Lot # 99 - Scarce CDV of African American Civil War Tar,
no backmark, identified in period pencil beneath portrait as Jim and on verso as, Jim/Steward (indecipherable) Steerage Mess/My Servant. A fine studio portrait of a black teenage sailor in complete uniform wearing an unidentified lozenge shaped specialty patch on sleeve. The cap tally seems to be mi... > 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
1863 <i>Johnson's New Illustrated Family Atlas</i>,
Lot # 1503 - 1863 Johnson's New Illustrated Family Atlas,
Colton, J.H. and Johnson, New York: Johnson & Ward, 1863. Over sized folio in embossed green embossed cloth boards with leather spine; with 97 numbered maps, most hand-colored, 99 numbered pages; marbled end pages, paste downs and fore-edges. This edition includes Civil War chronological information... > Item Details
17-Jewel Howard Pocket Watch Presented to QM Sgt. R.C. Durland, from 161st Co. C.A.C.,
Lot # 499 - 17-Jewel Howard Pocket Watch Presented to QM Sgt. R.C. Durland, from 161st Co. C.A.C.,
open face gold-filled pocket watch marked Howard on enameled dial, interior movement cover engraved Presented To Q.M. Sgt. R.C. Durland by the enlisted men of the 161st Co. C.A.C. Feb. 20, 1911 and marked by the company Howard Watch Co., movement marked Howard Watch Co. Boston U.S.A. 17 Jewel 106948... > Item Details
Steel Engraving, <i>The Declaration of Independence</i> after Trumbull,
Lot # 1250 - Steel Engraving, The Declaration of Independence after Trumbull,
16" x 20", in period gold leaf frame (19.5" x 23.5"), printed by J. Neale, N.Y. > Item Details
Large Group of 1st Day Covers, Franklin Mint & Other Commemorative Coins & Stamps,
Lot # 1356 - Large Group of 1st Day Covers, Franklin Mint & Other Commemorative Coins & Stamps,
includes the following First Day Covers: box set of The Flags of the Fifty States, all with D.C. cancellation in original folder and slip case; book entitled The National Flag Foundation Official Tribute to the Bicentennial of the American Flag, with ten mounted illustrated covers with different fla... > Item Details
Scarce 1862 Georgia Slave Sale Broadside,
Lot # 53 - Scarce 1862 Georgia Slave Sale Broadside,
Administrator's SALE!, November 1, 1862, Southern Confederacy Job Office Print, 15.5 x 11". An exceptionally scarce broadside advertising the public auction of land and Negroes belonging to the estate of Brian Greer, on the Oostanaula River, five miles west of Calhoun in Gordon County. Curiously, ... > Item Details
Two F.J. Haynes Stereoviews of Main St. Deadwood, D.T., and Fort Benton, M.T.
Lot # 416 - Two F.J. Haynes Stereoviews of Main St. Deadwood, D.T., and Fort Benton, M.T.
on cabinet-sized cream mounts showing E. on Main Street, Deadwood with Haynes' Moorhead, Minnesota imprint; AND Fort Benton, M.T. From the Bluffs with his Fargo, Dakota Territory backmark. > Item Details
Cabinet Card of Engineer of the Suez Canal, De Lesseps,
Lot # 1370 - Cabinet Card of Engineer of the Suez Canal, De Lesseps,
signed in pencil along lower margin with imprint of Navarz, Paris. Ferdinand de Lesseps (1805-1894) was the French developer of the Suez Canal and also attempted to build a lockless Panama Canal, but failed. > Item Details
ALS of Col. Sylvanus Thayer,
Lot # 1279 - ALS of Col. Sylvanus Thayer, "Father of the U.S. Military Academy,"
on 8" x 10" plain letter sheet dated Boston, Jan 14, 1836 and written to Col. Thomas Aspinwall. The letter asks Aspinwall to sign an enclosed receipt (not present) since the accounting department will not release the funds without it. He then goes on to request that Aspinwall order a theodolite from... > Item Details
Fine CDV of a Boy with a Toy Drum,
Lot # 1374 - Fine CDV of a Boy with a Toy Drum,
full length portrait of this very young drummer boy with bags under his eyes and his snare drum with sticks, imprint of Geo. P. Hopkins, Albion, N.Y., photographers neck brace is visible behind his feet. > Item Details
Apache Water Carrier Boudoir Card By A.F. Randall,
Lot # 342 - Apache Water Carrier Boudoir Card By A.F. Randall,
with Randall's photographer stamp and manuscript title Apache Water Carrier on verso; manuscript title below image and in negative. > Item Details
Hand-Sewn 35 Star U.S. Navy Jack,
Lot # 234 - Hand-Sewn 35 Star U.S. Navy Jack,
36" x 52.5" with five rows of seven linen stars sewn to each face of the 2-piece wool fly with hand-sewn canvas hoist and two brass grommets. Hoist is ink stamped American Jack in block letters. > Item Details
Kurz and Allison Print, <i>Battle of Corinth</i>,
Lot # 1014 - Kurz and Allison Print, Battle of Corinth,
showing the battle with Confederate forces advancing on fortified Union forces, marked lower right Copyright 1889 by Kurz & Allison, Chicago, 20" x 27", matted and framed, 24" x 31". > Item Details
1812 Partially Printed Crew List for the Privateer Brig <i>Adventure</i>,
Lot # 272 - 1812 Partially Printed Crew List for the Privateer Brig Adventure,
bound from Wilmington, North-Carolina, for St. Bartholomew, W.I. (West Indies). 12 x 15.5", Wilmington, NC, 3 Dec. 1812, paper, partially printed on both sides. North Carolina collection seal present. The war gave privateers the opportunity to get very wealthy in addition to disrupting the flow of g... > Item Details
1st Edition of Frederick Douglass's 1845 Autobiography
Lot # 1613 - 1st Edition of Frederick Douglass's 1845 Autobiography
full title being Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, An American Slave., by F. Douglass, 1845, Anti-Slavery Office, Boston, 12mo in embossed brown cloth boards with frontis portrait of Douglass, 125pp. > Item Details
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