Lot 10    

Half Plate Ambrotype of Samuel Jenne, Michigan Masonic Grand Master,
2008, Historic Americana Auction, Dec 4 & 5
fine portrait of this elderly Grand Master wearing top hat and decorated sash and apron; with an extended hand, he points to his apron. Mounted in black thermoplastic wall frame, inscription behind image reads Samuel Jenne/Father of/Asa S. Jenne. Census records indicate that Samuel moved from western New York, to Michigan, and that his son Asa eventually resided in Indiana. At the time this image was taken Samuel was living in Dundee, in Monroe County, Michigan.

Condition:  
Minor spot upper right background and frame chipped.
Sold: $235.00
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
Four Aboltionistist and Confederate Newspapers,
Lot # 1041 - Four Aboltionistist and Confederate Newspapers,
includes a tabloid size (16" x 20") newspaper Charleston Daily Journal No. 19,746 Vol. LXII, dated Thursday Morning, April 21, 1864, with war news from battle of Mansfield, La., Richmond and report by Nathan Bedford Forrest, framed, 17" x 21"; The Liberator, Boston, May 18, 1860, tabloid size (18" x... > 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
Autographed Photo-Mechanical Print of Upton Sinclair,
Lot # 1266 - Autographed Photo-Mechanical Print of Upton Sinclair,
3" x 7", mount and signed on period mount.Upton Beall Sinclair, Jr. (1878–1968), American author with over 90 published titles, noted works include The Jungle, novel dealing with conditions in the U.S. meat packing industry. > Item Details
Allan Brown's Fort Pitt Ledger Book,
Lot # 251 - Allan Brown's Fort Pitt Ledger Book,
Lot of 2. 1764-1819. 37pp of receipts and accounts, 1764-1770; ca 30pp of accounts, 1815-1819. According to a note written in the journal in 1912, the Irish-born Allan Brown emigrated to Path Valley, Pa. in about 1755, an area then on the western edge of white settlement in Pennsylvania. Brown b... > Item Details
Two Stanley Morrow Stereoviews of an Indian Church,
Lot # 1211 - Two Stanley Morrow Stereoviews of an Indian Church,
with Morrow's Yankton, Dakota studio imprint on recto, taken for the series The Great North-West; stereoviews show two views of the same church with the entire congregation posing at the back of the church near their bell tower. > Item Details
Ninety-Seven Pepsin, Cigarette and Other Cello Pinbacks,
Lot # 1150 - Ninety-Seven Pepsin, Cigarette and Other Cello Pinbacks,
most are Sweet Caporal and 0.8" diameter, includes 8 actress pins; 19 Spanish American War U.S. Fleet; 2 Indians; U.S. Grant; 4 birds; 8 different organizations including GAR, Masons, Elks and more; 46 humorous text pins; King of Denmark; Germany; Hamburg American Line; 1 African American Comic; I S... > Item Details
Ninth Plate Ambrotype of Armed South Carolina Private,
Lot # 77 - Ninth Plate Ambrotype of Armed South Carolina Private,
a clear glass plate with applied black backing, the subject in profile to form the positive. The young man tentatively identified as Henry W. Yonce holds a civilian Colt M1855 pocket revolver and is uniformed in a coarse dark gray frock coat having eight high-dome state seal buttons obscured by gild... > Item Details
1785 Ohio, Western Reserve Merchants Accounts Manuscript Ledger,
Lot # 1468 - 1785 Ohio, Western Reserve Merchants Accounts Manuscript Ledger,
a 44pp, 8vo hand-sewn book of laid paper with manuscript records from the Western Reserve of Ohio dated 1786, being a cash account book listing names of people and amounts received, with occasional notes of what the money was for. > Item Details
Seven CSA Bank Notes,
Lot # 1095 - Seven CSA Bank Notes,
includes $100 note, Richmond Feb. 17, 1864; three $50 notes, Richmond Feb. 17, 1864; $20 note, Richmond Feb. 17, 1864; and $1 note, Richmond April 6, 1863. > Item Details
Broadside Circular For a 7th Cavalry Officer KIA at the Battle of the Washita,
Lot # 1758 - Broadside Circular For a 7th Cavalry Officer KIA at the Battle of the Washita,
7.5" x 9.75" with bold heading Obituary./Louis McLane Hamilton, and reading in part ...late Captain of cavalry in General Custer's command was recently killed in an encounter with a large concentrated Indian force on the Washita River. The brave Major Elliot and nineteen privates were also among the... > Item Details
Autographed Jimmy Carter Book,
Lot # 1547 - Autographed Jimmy Carter Book,
entitled Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter: Everything to Gain, Making the Most of the Rest of your Life, New York: Random House, 1987. 8vo with blue cloth and burgundy boards and illustrated dust jacket, 198pp. > Item Details
Small Folio Currier & Ives, <i>The Funeral of President Lincoln, New York</i>,
Lot # 1518 - Small Folio Currier & Ives, The Funeral of President Lincoln, New York,
10" x 14", framed (11.75" x 15.75"), entitled as above and April 25th, 1865. Passing Union Square. The Magnificent Funeral Car was drawn by 16 grey horses richly caparisoned with ostrich plumes and cloth of black trimmed with silver bullion. > Item Details
1854 Manumission by Free Man of Color of Enslaved Mother and Children, Kentucky,
Lot # 1653 - 1854 Manumission by Free Man of Color of Enslaved Mother and Children, Kentucky,
8" x 12.5" single letter sheet manuscript being a manumission of Caroline Coleman and her two children Orlando and Benson, by a free man of color named Benson Coleman in his last will and testament and dated 1854. Lot includes a typed transcript. > Item Details
Large Group of Political Campaign Letters from the 1884 Election.
Lot # 1574 - Large Group of Political Campaign Letters from the 1884 Election.
Lot of 22, most on lettersheets issued by various Blaine/Logan regional offices, and illustrated with jugates of the candidates. All letters addressed to various members of the Republican National Committee, H.B. Jones, J.D. Chaffee, Samuel Fessenden, or to the Presidential Candidate James Blaine, s... > Item Details
Large 48-Star Flag,
Lot # 1446 - Large 48-Star Flag,
wool bunting with six rows of eight five-pointed machine-sewn stars, machine-sewn fly, and canvas hoist with two brass grommets, inked inscription on hoist A.N. Calkins 2334 Main St. Quincy, 72 x 134". > Item Details
<i>The Poet Scout</i> Signed By Captain Jack Crawford,
Lot # 1735 - The Poet Scout Signed By Captain Jack Crawford,
New York (NY): Funk & Wagnalls, 1886. 12mo, green illustrated cloth boards with gilt lettering, 181pp, 6pp of advertising. Signed on front free end paper by Crawford: To Comrade F.S. Ketchum,/ Dear Comrade Ketchum, this boquet [sic] of wild flowers culled along the way, Are simple sonnets, gathered ... > Item Details
Eleven Books on Western Gunfighters,
Lot # 1742 - Eleven Books on Western Gunfighters,
titles, authors and dates only include: The Album of Gunfighters, by J.M. Hunter, N.H. Rose & W. Hunter, 1951, signed by all three authors and designers, PLUS The Shooters, by L.C. Metz,1976, PLUS The Gunfighter Man or Myth, (2 copies) by J.G. Rosa, 1969, PLUS Triggernometry: A Gallery of Gunfighter... > 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
N.Y. Civil War Broadside <i>Rally To Avoid the Draft!</i>,
Lot # 159 - N.Y. Civil War Broadside Rally To Avoid the Draft!,
with bold heading as above and A Meeting will be held at/Osgood's Hall, in Ilion,/On Saturday Evening, February 4th, 1865,... with 7 other lines of text, dated Feb. 3, 1865, 10" x 13", matted and framed (15.25" x 18.25"). The Civil War saw mass resistance to the draft, particularly in New York. Weal... > Item Details
Group of GAR Ribbons, Medals, and Other Items,
Lot # 202 - Group of GAR Ribbons, Medals, and Other Items,
lot of 8, includes miniature canteen; a miniature felt hat; a Cap Badge in original box; 2 ribbons; 20 brass GAR buttons; a 2-part brass Dept. of Ohio Delegate badge, Dayton 1906, in original box, 3" long; and a 4-part bronze Dept. of Ohio Delegate Badge with red, white, and blue silk ribbon in orig... > Item Details
ITEMS 1-20 of 20
SKIP TO PAGE: