Lot 7    

Sixth Plate Daguerreotype of Boston Tea Party Survivor,
2008, Historic Americana Auction, Dec 4 & 5
with manuscript note reading David Kennison/Aged 112 yrs., mounted in full case with newspaper clipping pasted to felt mat entitled Last of the Tea Party. David Kennison May Be Given Monument in Chicago, telling of an attempt to raise a monument over his grave in Chicago. Kennison died in Chicago in 1852.

Provenance:  
Property of the Western Reserve Historical Society


Condition:  
Heavy solar ring and slight wipe, VG-.
Sold: $5,581.25
Price includes
Buyer's Premium
      Ask a Question

All Images

don't miss

an opportunity to bid. You can't win if you're not in.

sign up to bid

what's it worth?

ask the experts

sell your item

start selling
Victorian Cast Iron Patriotic Exterior Door Pediment,
Lot # 1094 - Victorian Cast Iron Patriotic Exterior Door Pediment,
52" wide x 25.5" high with broken arch top, flanking a U.S. shield with 13 stars, floral blocks in lower corners, likely from a doorway for a GAR post. > Item Details
Pair of Mexico Silver Mining Silver Gelatin Photographs,
Lot # 1409 - Pair of Mexico Silver Mining Silver Gelatin Photographs,
both 4.75" x 7.75" on original gray card stock (8" x 10") with manuscript titles below including View of La Cata mine, showing some dumps with women scavenging dump for smelt-able ore, AND View showing three mines of Guanajuato Old Mexico. > Item Details
Five Early Books on the American West, including Buffalo Bill & Kit Carson,
Lot # 1726 - Five Early Books on the American West, including Buffalo Bill & Kit Carson,
titles include Autobiography of Rev. James B. Finley; or, Pioneer Life in the West, edited by W.P. Strickland, 1853, Cincinnati, R.P. Thompson, 12mo in embossed brown cloth, 455pp with all full plates, PLUS The War-Trail; or, The Hunt of the Wild Horse, A Romance of the Prairie., by Capt. Mayne Reid... > Item Details
Wrought Iron Wall Mounted Flag Pole/Holder,
Lot # 1437 - Wrought Iron Wall Mounted Flag Pole/Holder,
circa 1900 and made to hold a flag with 28" wide hoist, wall mounted hinge and shield shaped cut-out design with star in original old white painted finish, with ball finial, 39.25" long. A great piece for displaying a fine flag. > Item Details
Autographed Photo-Mechanical Print of G.B. Stern, British Writer,
Lot # 1271 - Autographed Photo-Mechanical Print of G.B. Stern, British Writer,
3.5" x 5" and signed on period mount, dated Oct. 14, 1925. Gertrude Stein (1874–1946) was an American ex-patriot writer and one of the leading catalysts in the development of modern art and literature. AUCTIONEER'S NOTE: It has been called to our attention that this is a signed photo-mechanical prin... > Item Details
[NEWSPAPER] American Revolutionary War Articles of Confederation Ratified By All the States,
Lot # 1479 - [NEWSPAPER] American Revolutionary War Articles of Confederation Ratified By All the States,
complete original 4 page newspaper, The Continental Journal and Weekly Advertiser (Boston, MA) dated March 22, 1781. There is an inside page report that the Articles of Confederation have been adopted by Maryland, the final state to do so. Thus the ...Delegates of this State in Congress...signed and... > Item Details
Early 20th Century Cabinet Card of Hooker and Staff,
Lot # 1104 - Early 20th Century Cabinet Card of Hooker and Staff,
a 4.25” x 7” early 20th century photograph from original negative showing General Hooker and staff in Lookout Valley in the winter of 1863-64, each identified with number on image and corresponding name on reverse including Gen. Hooker, Gen. Butterfield, Gen. Geary, Gen. LeDuc, Capt. Hart, and Capt.... > 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
Rosewood Table Top Stereoviewer,
Lot # 1427 - Rosewood Table Top Stereoviewer,
rosewood with applied brass corner ornaments, maple eye-pieces with stereo optics and 6" diameter magnifying glass, marked on interior Marque De Fabrique, 7" x 10.75" x 3.25" high when closed. Lot includes 5 Keystone and chromolithographed views and cabinet card portrait. > Item Details
Photographic Montage To Murdered Abolitionist Elijah Lovejoy,
Lot # 1619 - Photographic Montage To Murdered Abolitionist Elijah Lovejoy,
anonymous 9 x 7" silver gelatin print mounted on larger cream cardstock, with five photographic vignettes of his home; office where he was murdered; his grave; the 1897 monument erected in his honor, and an engraving of the night when he was murdered. Lovejoy, an ardent abolitionist, printer and su... > Item Details
Kirkland Boudoir Card of <i>Last Blackhills Coach Leaving Cheyenne</i>,
Lot # 417 - Kirkland Boudoir Card of Last Blackhills Coach Leaving Cheyenne,
dated February 19, 1887. 4.75" x 8", on larger mount with title and C.D. Kirkland, Photographer imprint below image. With imprint on verso Black Hills Stage & Express Line, Connecting with the Cheyenne & Northern Railway at Chugwater for Ft. Laramie, Lusk, Douglass, Buffalo, Chadron, Deadwood, And a... > Item Details
40 Star Printed Muslin U.S. National Flag,
Lot # 1458 - 40 Star Printed Muslin U.S. National Flag,
with canton pattern having 5 rows of 8 stars, canvas hoist with two brass grommets, and inked inscription on hoist T. Ayers, 48" x 80". > Item Details
1861 West Point Register For George Armstrong Custer,
Lot # 1066 - 1861 West Point Register For George Armstrong Custer,
full title being Official Register of the Officers and Cadets of the U.S. Military Academy, West Point, New York. June, 1861., small 12mo, 19pp, with Custer listed last in his class. > Item Details
Civil War Archive of Sergt. John P. Farmer, 1st N.H. Cavalry,
Lot # 148 - Civil War Archive of Sergt. John P. Farmer, 1st N.H. Cavalry,
1785-1911, 25 items (3 ALsS to the soldier, 22 documents). A farmer (later stage driver) and native of Francestown, N.H., John P. Farmer enlisted as a private in the 1st New Hampshire Cavalry in March 1864, leaving the service little more than a year later as Quartermaster Sergeant. The Farmer arc... > Item Details
Large Group of Autographed Photographs & Photogravure of Lesser Known Political & Literary Figures,
Lot # 1306 - Large Group of Autographed Photographs & Photogravure of Lesser Known Political & Literary Figures,
lot of 17, various sizes, from 2.75" x 3.75" to as large as 5" x 7", most signed on period mounts. Some of the autographs include H.C. Witmer, Ethel Higgins, Jas. Reed, and others. > Item Details
Eight Books on Wyatt Earp & Other Western Lawmen,
Lot # 1741 - Eight Books on Wyatt Earp & Other Western Lawmen,
titles, authors and dates only include: The Frontier World of Doc Holliday..., by Pat Jahns, 1957, PLUS Wyatt Earp 1879 to 1882..., by E. Bartholomew, 1964, PLUS The Earp Papers; In a Brothers Image, by D. Chaput, 1994, PLUS Wyatt Earp 1848 To 1880 The Untold Story, by E. Bartholomew, 1963, PLUS The... > Item Details
1868 Illustrated Engraving of Lincoln's <i>Proclamation of Emancipation</i>, Plus,
Lot # 1628 - 1868 Illustrated Engraving of Lincoln's Proclamation of Emancipation, Plus,
lot of two, includes an engraving of the above title with printed text of the proclamation and heading illustration of Lincoln, patriotic symbolism and vignettes of African Americans as slaves and freemen, published by B.B. Russell & Co. Boston, 19.75" x 22.75", AND full page engraving from Harpers,... > Item Details
James G. Blaine ALS and Two Cabinet Cards, Plus,
Lot # 1571 - James G. Blaine ALS and Two Cabinet Cards, Plus,
lot of 5, including Blaine ALS; two W.G. Riley ALsS; an ALS by an ex-slave who offered to campaign for Blaine; and two cabinet cards of Blaine. Blaine, James G. (1830-1893). Republican Presidential Nominee (1884). ALS, 1p, 4.75" x 8", "Washington D.C." March 11, (18)82. Addressed to My Dear Sir. Bla... > Item Details
Anthony CDV of Lincoln,
Lot # 1533 - Anthony CDV of Lincoln,
with backmark of E. & H.T. Anthony from a Brady negative, O-52, taken by A. Gardner, probably on Sunday, Feb. 24, 1861. > Item Details
ITEMS 1-20 of 20
SKIP TO PAGE: