Lot 31    

Political Broadside Ridiculing General George McClellan,
2008, Historic Americana Auction, Dec 4 & 5
illustrated with four different vignettes, from just after the 1864 election, 5.5" x 8", archivally matted and framed, 11.4" x 15.4".

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Cased Sixth Plate Daguerreotype & Ambrotype Portraits,
Lot # 1383 - Cased Sixth Plate Daguerreotype & Ambrotype Portraits,
includes a daguerreotype in original seals in full case with felt mat marked Cutting's Ambrotype/Hathaway Brothers & Co./272 Main St./Worcester/Patented July 4th & 11th 1856 with shoulder length portrait of a gentleman, identified with ink inscription behind image Freeman Johnathan in hiss full dres... > Item Details
Two Pre-War Ambrotypes of Fitzhugh Smith 83rd New York,
Lot # 67 - Two Pre-War Ambrotypes of Fitzhugh Smith 83rd New York,
both sixth plates, circa mid to late 1850s, mat of one stamped D. Denison. Craig lists Daniel Denison (also Deniston) as an artist working in Albany between 1851-59. Smith enlisted in the Union Army in New York in 1861, serving until 1863 when he was discharged for an unspecified disability. He was ... > Item Details
CDV of George Armstrong Custer,
Lot # 467 - CDV of George Armstrong Custer,
as Lieutenant Colonel with imprint of Howell, 867 & 869 B'Way. Illustrated in Katz' Custer in Photographs [K-155V], dated on or about April 23, 1876. Includes the following verso manuscript Maj. Genl. Geo. A. Custer Killed in the Battle on Little Big Horn River June 25, 1876 against hostile Sioux. T... > Item Details
Brady CDV of Seth Kinman,
Lot # 1539 - Brady CDV of Seth Kinman,
showing this bearded hunter in buckskin and fur, holding a Plains rifle with large Bowie knife at belt, with printed title along lower margin Seth Kinman, California Hunter and Trapper, who presented President Lincoln with the Elk Horn Chair, dated 1864 with Brady D.C. imprint. > Item Details
Two Tintypes of African Americans,
Lot # 1631 - Two Tintypes of African Americans,
both approximately CDV size and ca 1880. First of a young attractive mother and her son and daughter, second of a middle-aged lady holding kerchief in hand. > Item Details
Nine ALsS by Prominent African American Soldiers, Educators, and Abolitionists,
Lot # 1620 - Nine ALsS by Prominent African American Soldiers, Educators, and Abolitionists,
Lot of 9, includes a 9pp manuscript letter on Bureau Refugees, Freeman & Abandoned Lands, Officer of Superintendent, Jefferson County, Ky. letterhead, dated Louisville, July 20, 1866, being an account of ...the assault upon one Sam Buka, a colored man... and the arrest James Ridgeway one of the perp... > Item Details
Mexican Silver Spurs with Turquoise, Coral and Mother of Pearl Inlay,
Lot # 391 - Mexican Silver Spurs with Turquoise, Coral and Mother of Pearl Inlay,
all silver with rowel being U.S. Morgan silver dollars, one face inlaid with geometric M.O.P., turquoise and red coral, other face with tooled geometric designs, buttons to hold tooled leather straps are U.S. silver dimes and each leather has 2.25" diameter engraved sombrero with roping, inside yoke... > Item Details
CDV of Wilson Chinn, A Branded Slave of Louisiana,
Lot # 44 - CDV of Wilson Chinn, A Branded Slave of Louisiana,
posed wearing spiked slave collar ankle chain and other implements of torture at his feet with imprint of Kimball, N.Y. > Item Details
1885 British Tricycle/Bicycle Trophy with Medals,
Lot # 1680 - 1885 British Tricycle/Bicycle Trophy with Medals,
the trophy is a cut and pressed clear glass ewer with London sterling hallmarks, with vintage chased handle and collar with face of a satyrs on each side, domed lid with lion finial and shield engraved with Pickwick Bicycle Club 1870 and silver band around lower body of pitcher engraved One Mile Ope... > Item Details
42 Star Parade Flag Belonging to Bvt. Brig. Gen. Edwin Metcalf,
Lot # 1461 - 42 Star Parade Flag Belonging to Bvt. Brig. Gen. Edwin Metcalf,
32.5" x 49", tacked to original wood staff (52"), in printed glazed cotton with canton pattern having a larger central star with 2 rings of surrounding stars and 4 stars in corners.Edwin Metcalf was a Colonel in the 3rd Rhode Island Heavy Artillery, later transferred to 11th R.I. Infantry and back a... > Item Details
Ten Hamilton and Hoyt Stereoviews of American Indians,
Lot # 322 - Ten Hamilton and Hoyt Stereoviews of American Indians,
all on regular-sized yellow and green mounts. Including Standing Buffalo, Winnebago Chief, Iowa Chiefs, Squaw and Papoose, Omaha Indians, and Crow's Breast, Sioux Chief, all with pasted labels on verso from Hamilton and Hoyt's Sioux City, Iowa studio; Iowa Chief and Interpreter with Hamilton and Ko... > Item Details
[NEWSPAPER] Early American Illustrated Dentistry Advertisement For Isaac Greenwood,
Lot # 1482 - [NEWSPAPER] Early American Illustrated Dentistry Advertisement For Isaac Greenwood,
complete original 4 page newspaper, The Continental Journal and Weekly Advertiser (Boston, MA) dated July 11, 1782. American Revolutionary War era newspaper with a back page ILLUSTRATED ad placed by Isaac Greenwood, named by the American Dental Association as the first native born American dentist. ... > Item Details
Thomas Edison 1923 ANS,
Lot # 282 - Thomas Edison 1923 ANS,
1p, approx. 5" x 8", n.d., n.p., 1923 written in upper right corner in another hand (possibly Buchanan's). This note to Jaffrey Buchanan involves the day-to-day operation of a large company. Thomas Edison (1847 - 1931) relocated his business from the famous Menlo Park to its final home in West Orang... > Item Details
Rare Aerial Photograph of San Francisco After the 1906 Earthquake,
Lot # 20 - Rare Aerial Photograph of San Francisco After the 1906 Earthquake,
by George R. Lawrence, 17" x 48", matted and framed, 30" x 59", with copyright and title printed on lower left margin of negative Copyright Geo. R. Lawrence Co. Chicago May 28, 1906 / Photograph of San Francisco In Ruins From Lawrence Captive Airship 2000 Feet Above San Francisco Bay Overlooking Wat... > Item Details
Large Group of Photographs of Mexican <i>Penitentes</i>,
Lot # 1368 - Large Group of Photographs of Mexican Penitentes,
lot of 43; includes 30 silver gelatin copy photographs mounted on 5.5" x 7.5" cardstock showing processions of penitents carrying life-size crosses; six silver gelatin copy photograph cabinet cards and four silver gelatin photographs mounted on 4.25" x 5.25" cardstock showing a gathering of members ... > Item Details
1877 History of Monroe County NY,
Lot # 1331 - 1877 History of Monroe County NY,
full title being 1788 History of Monroe County, New York; With Illustrations Descriptive of its Scenery, Palatial Residences, Public Buildings, Fine Blocks, and Important Manufactories, from Original Sketches by Artists of the Highest Ability., anonymous, 1877, Philadelphia, Everts, Ensign & Everts,... > Item Details
Senour's <i>Morgan and His Captors</i>, signed by the Author, Plus,
Lot # 1072 - Senour's Morgan and His Captors, signed by the Author, Plus,
including: Senour, F. Morgan and His Captors. Cincinnati: C.F. Vent & Co., 1865. 12mo in embossed brown cloth boards, 389pp with frontis engraving of Morgan, with the following inscription on front end paper in pencil: Hon. Wm. Curry Please accept This small token of regard and sincere friendship th... > Item Details
Autographed CDV of Major General Thomas J. Wood,
Lot # 83 - Autographed CDV of Major General Thomas J. Wood,
with imprint of Joslyn & Smith, Vicksburg, signed in ink beneath portrait, Th. J. Wood, Maj. Gen. Vols. A regular officer with Mexican War brevet, Wood was made brigadier general in October 1861 and commanded a division in the Army of the Ohio at Shiloh, Perryville and Stones’ River where he was w... > Item Details
Winston Churchill ANS,
Lot # 260 - Winston Churchill ANS,
4.25 x 7" on House of Commons note paper and envelope, posted in London, 3 Oct. 1945. Addressed to Mrs. C.H. Stockwell in Portland, OR, thanking her for her letter (a copy of which is included) and a newspaper editorial from the Oregonian (not included) that were sent to him. > Item Details
Four Geo. B. Cornish Collotypes of American Indians,
Lot # 1221 - Four Geo. B. Cornish Collotypes of American Indians,
four sepia-toned collotypes, 5.8” x 7.8”, all marked lower left corner Copyright 1909 by Geo. B. Cornish, Arkansas City, Kans., and each titled lower right corner including Wah-Shun-Gah. Kaw Chief; Hen-Tah, Wyandot Chief; Kaw-U-Tz (Cado); and On The War Path. > Item Details
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