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A Fine Quarter Plate Tintype of a Great Lakes Sailing Ship,
2008, Historic Americana Auction, Dec 4 & 5
circa 1870s, taken close to shore, with a busy wharf visible through the sails, and pine-clad hillsides in the distance. Though the scene is unidentified, the image was found in Northern Ohio. Housed in a full leather case.

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William E.  Hawks Western Archive, 1915-1933,
Lot # 428 - William E. Hawks Western Archive, 1915-1933,
24 ALsS, 3 postcards (1 realphoto), numerous newspaper, magazine clippings, and ephemeral items. The self-described “Historian of the Plains,” William E. Hawks was of that generation of easterner who traveled west and found his manhood. A graduate of Yale, Hawks spent time in the 1890s on a ranch n... > Item Details
Confederate Diary of W.H. Powell, 33rd Virginia, with Gettysburg Content,
Lot # 142 - Confederate Diary of W.H. Powell, 33rd Virginia, with Gettysburg Content,
Lt. William H. Powell Diary, 1863. 33rd Virginia Infantry, Co. A (Stonewall Brigade), WIA at Gettysburg. Organized in and around the Shenandoah Valley, the 33rd Virginia Infantry was part of the famed Stonewall Brigade of the Army of Northern Virginia, and fought valiantly from the beginning of the ... > Item Details
Fine Large Albumen Photograph of General George Armstrong Custer and General Alfred Pleasonton,
Lot # 450 - Fine Large Albumen Photograph of General George Armstrong Custer and General Alfred Pleasonton,
6.75" x 9.2", unmounted. Taken at Warrenton, Virginia, October 9, 1863, by Timothy O'Sullivan. Illustrated in Katz' Custer in Photographs [K-24]. > Item Details
Ten Stereoviews of American Indian Subjects,
Lot # 1227 - Ten Stereoviews of American Indian Subjects,
all on regular-sized yellow or cream mounts; including one from the Wheeler Survey taken by O'Sullivan entitled Ute Braves, of the Kah-poh-teh band; Adobe Houses, Mexico by the Kilburn Brothers, Littleton, N.H.; Little Crow's Scalp from the series American Scenery; The Omaha Indians, Nebraska from A... > Item Details
South Carolina Secessionist Ribbon/ Cockade,
Lot # 166 - South Carolina Secessionist Ribbon/ Cockade,
2.5" x 8" with red silk, to which is attached a Palmetto tree made from cut and woven palmetto leaf and painted crossed flag, made of same, one in CSA Battle Flag style and the second, a South Carolina State flag, with period steel safety pin. > Item Details
W.F. Taylor Cabinet Card of Osage Family,
Lot # 1203 - W.F. Taylor Cabinet Card of Osage Family,
with Taylor's Lyons, Nebraska imprint on mount, 1890s. AUCTIONEER'S NOTE: It has been called to our attention by an alert EBayer that this family is likely Omaha, and that the man's name was Bert Fremont. > Item Details
Charles Wilson Civil War  21st O.V.I., Discharge
Lot # 1042 - Charles Wilson Civil War 21st O.V.I., Discharge
dated Chattanooga, Dec. 31st, 1863, 8” x 10”, framed in period gilt frame, 10.65” x 12.65”. > Item Details
Occupational CDV of Brewery / Distillery,
Lot # 1377 - Occupational CDV of Brewery / Distillery,
anonymous albumen showing group of 16 men standing and sitting outside of the building on barrels with several holding tools of the trade. > Item Details
Clipped Signature of Geo. Byng, Viscount Torrington (1663-1733),
Lot # 1315 - Clipped Signature of Geo. Byng, Viscount Torrington (1663-1733),
3.25" x 6" partially printed document with date of 1717.Viscount Torrington is a Peerage of Great Britain, created in 1721 for the statesman Sir George Byng, along with the subsidiary title of Baron Byng. > Item Details
Manuscript Notes and Chapter Drafts For <i>Wild Bill And His Era</i>, Including Limited Edition of Book,
Lot # 405 - Manuscript Notes and Chapter Drafts For Wild Bill And His Era, Including Limited Edition of Book,
Connelley, William E. Wild Bill and His Era: The Life and Adventures of James Butler Hickok. New York (NY): The Press of the Pioneers, 1933. 8vo, illustrated red cloth boards, 229pp. First Edition, number 38 of 200 limited edition copies. Includes fifty-five 5.5" x 8.5" and three 3.5" x 8.5" pages ... > Item Details
Nine 1876 St. Louis Newspapers with Stories of Custer, Indian Wars and the Jesse James Gang
Lot # 1755 - Nine 1876 St. Louis Newspapers with Stories of Custer, Indian Wars and the Jesse James Gang
lot of includes the following of the above paper; July 24, 1876, with page 2 article about the Custer defeat and page 3 article about Gen. Crook's courier's narrow escape, PLUS August 9, 1876 with page 3 article entitled Gen. Sturgis. Defense of his recent criticism of Custer, with the following qui... > Item Details
Group of  Real Photo Post Cards of Rodeo Cowboys in Action,
Lot # 1795 - Group of Real Photo Post Cards of Rodeo Cowboys in Action,
lot of 14, including several with R.R. Doubleday imprint in negative, others marked Dean's Forsyth, Mont. and signed by cowboys such as Jimmy Tuff, Harvey Windsor, Motorcycle Mike and others. > Item Details
Radiograph Photograph of Charles E. Hughes, 1924,
Lot # 1407 - Radiograph Photograph of Charles E. Hughes, 1924,
4" x 6.5" radiograph photograph, the first type of photograph sent over the airwaves. First done in April of 1924, this photo of U.S. Secretary of State, Charles Evans Hughes was transmitted from England to N.Y. with inked inscription on reverse reading Print direct from the film negative received l... > Item Details
CDV of Vignettes of General Custer and Close Associates,
Lot # 461 - CDV of Vignettes of General Custer and Close Associates,
including Lieutenant James Calhoun, Captain Thomas Custer, Autie Reed, and Boston Custer, with the imprint below image S. Wing, No. 23 Front Street, Monroe, Mich. > Item Details
Group of Indian War Era Soldiers Photographs, Plus,
Lot # 1196 - Group of Indian War Era Soldiers Photographs, Plus,
lot of 5, includes an anonymous cabinet card of two militia or fraternal officers with swords on steps of brick building; a cabinet card sized silver print photo of two Indiana 34th militia officers with swords on larger card stock mount with imprint of Meade; cdv of a German officers with M1860 sw... > Item Details
Scarce O.S. Goff Stereoview of Wolf Chief, a Missouri River Indian
Lot # 326 - Scarce O.S. Goff Stereoview of Wolf Chief, a Missouri River Indian
on regular-sized cream mount and with Goff's Bismarck, Dakota backmark; Wolf Chief sits against the backdrop of a buffalo pelt. > Item Details
Six Different Rhode Island Civil War Unit Histories,
Lot # 1087 - Six Different Rhode Island Civil War Unit Histories,
includes History of the Twelfth Regiment Rhode Island Volunteers in the Civil War 1862-1863, by Committee, 1904,8vo in blue cloth boards, 387pp with frontis portrait of Col. Browne; The History of Battery A First Regiment Rhode Island Light Artillery in the War to Preserve the Union 1861-1865, by Th... > Item Details
The Cambridge Portfolio,
Lot # 1329 - The Cambridge Portfolio,
Smith, J.J. (ed.) The Cambridge Portfolio. London: John W. Parker & Cambridge: J. & J.J. Deighton, 2 volume edition, 1840. Small folio in brown half-calf with marbled boards, end papers and pastedowns, 540pp in combined volumes with all full plate lithographs. > Item Details
Albumen Photograph of A DuBuque, Iowa Fire Company,
Lot # 1408 - Albumen Photograph of A DuBuque, Iowa Fire Company,
anonymous, circa 1880s, 8 x 3.5 image of a horse-drawn hose reel in front of the Hawkeye Hose and Ladder Co. No. 1 station. Double matted in a fine shadow box walnut frame, 16 x 14" overall. > Item Details
CDV of Colonel R.C. Hawkins, 9th Regt. New York Zouaves,
Lot # 88 - CDV of Colonel R.C. Hawkins, 9th Regt. New York Zouaves,
with early oversized graphic Anthony/Brady, NY back mark and fancy gold borders. Rush Christopher Hawkins (1831-1920) organized his famous namesake regiment in April 1861, uniformed in French North African inspired garb including traditional fez, collarless dark blue jacket trimmed in red and matchi... > Item Details
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