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
[ENGLISH LAW] Hobart's Reports,
Lot # 1855 - [ENGLISH LAW] Hobart's Reports,
The Reports of that Reverend and Learned Judge, the Right Honourable Sir henry Hobart Knight and Baronet, Lord Chiefe Justice of his Majesties Court of Common Pleas; and Chancellour to both their Highnesses, Henry and Charls [sic], Princes of Wales. London: Printed by James Flesher, for William Lee ... > Item Details
Four Stanley J. Morrow Stereoviews of Sioux,
Lot # 324 - Four Stanley J. Morrow Stereoviews of Sioux,
on regular-sized yellow, green, and pink mounts; including No. 42. Sisseton [Sioux] Squaws from the Wild Indians of Dakota series; PLUS one with penciled caption 154 Maj Bingham and White Bull Chief of Sans Arcs Sioux and his family from The Great Northwest series; PLUS a view captioned 1st and 2nd ... > Item Details
Exceptionally Scarce Texas Slave Auction Broadside,
Lot # 51 - Exceptionally Scarce Texas Slave Auction Broadside,
9" x 12" with bold heading Notice! followed by By order of the Probate Court of Navarro County, I will sell to the highest bidder, at the Court House door in the town of Corsicana, on the first Tuesday, the 5th day of January, A.D. 1858. on a Credit of Twelve Months, the payment of the purchase mone... > Item Details
Three Early Montana Mining Photographs,
Lot # 1821 - Three Early Montana Mining Photographs,
each by anonymous photographers, each mounted on cream or grey cardstock Includes a circa 1890, 7.5 x 9.5" albumen image of miners posing in the snow around a shaft and hoist, identified on verso in pencil as "Glasgow, Montana, Jefferson County"; a ca. 1910, 6 x 8" silver gelatin image, identified o... > Item Details
Hand-Colored CDV of A Photographer With His Camera,
Lot # 14 - Hand-Colored CDV of A Photographer With His Camera,
anonymous seated portrait of a young gentleman photographer with his camera resting on a table to his right. > Item Details
Autographed Thomas Jefferson  & James Madison Ship's Pass,
Lot # 252 - Autographed Thomas Jefferson & James Madison Ship's Pass,
1p, partially printed, 10" x 15", 5 Sept. 1804, Port of New York, with typical engraved vignettes of ship and lighthouse at top, wafer seal. Signed by Jefferson as President (1801 - 1809) and James Madison as Secretary of State (President 1809 - 1817). > Item Details
Two Stereoviews of American Indians,
Lot # 1215 - Two Stereoviews of American Indians,
includes a flat 4" x 7" card with albumen arch top photos marked Expedition of 1873 1st Lieut. Geo. M. Wheeler, corps of Engineers Commanding on front and War Department, corps of Engineers, U.S.A. Geographical Explorations and Surveys West of the 100th Meridian No. 20 T.H. O'Sullivan Photo. War Chi... > Item Details
Buffalo Soldier's Trumpeter Discharge Papers signed by R.H. Pratt,
Lot # 1193 - Buffalo Soldier's Trumpeter Discharge Papers signed by R.H. Pratt,
11" x 8.5" on partially-printed forms, dated April 12, 1872 at Fort Sill, Indian Territory. Included are discharge papers for Joseph Cook, a Trumpeter and a private of Co. D, 10th Cavalry Regiment, signed by R.H. Pratt, First Lieutenant of the 10th Cavalry; his final pay statement; and Cavalry cap i... > Item Details
An 1842 Tennessee Printed Rarity, With Map,
Lot # 286 - An 1842 Tennessee Printed Rarity, With Map,
Smith, J. Gray. A Brief Historical, Statistical and Descriptive Review of East Tennessee, United States of America: Developing Its Immense Agricultural, Mining, and Manufacturing Advantages. With Remarks to Emigrants. Accompanied With a Map and Lithographed Sketch of a Tennessee Farm, Mansion House,... > Item Details
Novelty Tintype of a Pair of Western Wannabes,
Lot # 1782 - Novelty Tintype of a Pair of Western Wannabes,
unidentified subjects, approximately 2.5" x 3.5" thin metal plate, ca 1890s. Two "cowboys" wearing wide-brimmed hats, matching silk sashes and brand new, expensive leather boots. > Item Details
Ninth Plate Tintype of Western Character,
Lot # 1787 - Ninth Plate Tintype of Western Character,
anonymous image of young man wearing linen shirt, bandanna around neck and broad brimmed western style hat, mounted in a full case. > Item Details
Anti-Slavery Tokens and Related Cello Pinbacks,
Lot # 1668 - Anti-Slavery Tokens and Related Cello Pinbacks,
lot of 4, includes two brass tokens, one each of Am I Not A Man And A Brother & Am I Not A Woman And A Sister, undated and dated 1838, first with clasped hand reverse with May Oppression & Slavery Cease Throughout the World, second reverse with wreath center surrounding Liberty/18?? and surrounding ... > Item Details
Lincoln & Grant Biography & Memoirs
Lot # 1530 - Lincoln & Grant Biography & Memoirs
3 vols., includes The Life and Times of Abraham Lincoln Sixteenth President of the United States, Including His Speeches, Messages, Inaugurals, Proclamations, Etc., Etc., by L.P. Brockett, 1865, Jones Bros. & Co., Philadelphia and Cincinnati, 8vo in full calf with marbled paste-downs and end papers,... > Item Details
Three <i>Uncle Tom's Cabin</i> Half Sheet Chromolithograph Theatre Posters,
Lot # 1624 - Three Uncle Tom's Cabin Half Sheet Chromolithograph Theatre Posters,
1st is 20" x 26.5" with Tom reading to Eva, titled Little Eva's Temptation along top and Uncle Tom & Eva along bottom, marked EMR lower right, PLUS 18.75" x 26.5" poster with upper title block Marston's Uncle Tom's Cabin and lower caption Uncle Tom Bidding His Children Farewell, AND 20.25" x 29" ent... > Item Details
Four Minnesota CDVs Including Refuges from 1862 Indian Massacre,
Lot # 1790 - Four Minnesota CDVs Including Refuges from 1862 Indian Massacre,
includes a cdv with Whitney's Gallery, St. Paul, Minn. imprint on reverse and titled along lower margin People Escaping from the Indian massacre of 1862 In Minnesota, at Dinner on Prairie. Photographed by one of the party.. The view of the 1862 Sioux uprising was originally issued as a stereoview. A... > 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
Ten Post-War  Letters Autographed by Union Generals and Other Officers,
Lot # 1031 - Ten Post-War Letters Autographed by Union Generals and Other Officers,
all relating to the 1884 presidential campaign of James G. Blaine and John "BlackJack" Logan. Includes the following and their Civil War rank: Brig. Genl. John M. Franklin; Brig. Genl Powell Clayton; Brevet Brig. Genl. Charles F. Manderson; Brevet Brig. Genl. William L. McMillen; Brig. Genl. Georg... > Item Details
Early Manuscript <i>Ciphering Book</i>, of John Nixon,
Lot # 1471 - Early Manuscript Ciphering Book, of John Nixon,
large 4to volume in printed and illustrated light card stock wraps with 178pp, all filled with manuscript text and drawings, including watercolor. This work book is mainly mathematics. The book progresses from fairly simple math to more advanced, including algebra and geometry. The blank book was pr... > Item Details
<i>Rocky Mountain Life...</i> by Rufus B. Sage, 1857
Lot # 1754 - Rocky Mountain Life... by Rufus B. Sage, 1857
n.d. (1857), Edward Canby, Dayton, Ohio, 12mo in embossed red cloth boards, 363pp with frontis of mounted Plains Indian Warrior > Item Details
Autographed <i>Gun Notches</i>,
Lot # 1712 - Autographed Gun Notches,
Rynning, Captain Thomas H. Gun Notches: The Life Story of a Cowboy-Soldier. New York (NY): Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1931. Oversized 12mo, yellow cloth boards, 332pp. Includes autographed inscription from Rynning on half-title page: To the Owner of this book. May the blessings of Allah abide with... > Item Details
ITEMS 1-20 of 20
SKIP TO PAGE: