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Hand-Colored CDV of A Photographer With His Camera,
2008, Historic Americana Auction, Dec 4 & 5
anonymous seated portrait of a young gentleman photographer with his camera resting on a table to his right.

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Life Speeches and Public Services of Abraham Lincoln,
Lot # 1332 - Life Speeches and Public Services of Abraham Lincoln,
Barrett, Joseph H. Life of Abraham Lincoln, Presenting His Early History, Political Career, and Speeches in and Our of Congress;....and a History of His Eventful Administration, and of the Scenes Attendant Upon His Tragic and Lamented Demise. Cincinnati: Moore, Wilstach & Baldwin, 1865. 8vo, half le... > Item Details
Stacy Cabinet Card of Buffalo Bill Cody,
Lot # 444 - Stacy Cabinet Card of Buffalo Bill Cody,
full length portrait of Cody with lariat in hand and standing beside his saddle and other gear. Imprint of Stacy, N.Y. and stamped on verso Dr. L.A. Frost Collection with inked inscription below reading Property Custer Estate. Larry Frost purchased the Custer Estate. > Item Details
Two Pair of Spurs, McChesney & Adamson,
Lot # 395 - Two Pair of Spurs, McChesney & Adamson,
McChesney pair of "gal-legs" in copper, nickel and brass, yoke with nickel and copper vining flower and leaves on one face and engraved nickel scroll on other, 16 short spikes on steel rowel, 3" inside yoke and signed McChesney, also on inside of yoke, with tooled leather straps, AND a signed pair o... > 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
Three Books on Ohio During the Civil War,
Lot # 1071 - Three Books on Ohio During the Civil War,
includes a two-volume set entitled Ohio in the War: Her Statesmen, Her Generals, and Soldiers, by Whitelaw Reid, 1868, Cincinnati, Moore, Wilstach & Baldwin, both 8vo in faded brown cloth boards, 1050pp & 949pp with all plates; and Ohio At Shiloh Report of the Commissioner, by T.J. Lindsay, 1903, Ci... > Item Details
Scarce Pamphlet on the Conjoined African American Twins Millie and Christine,
Lot # 1663 - Scarce Pamphlet on the Conjoined African American Twins Millie and Christine,
entitled Sketch of the Life of Miss Millie Christine; or Christine Millie., n.d., n.p., small 8vo in yellow illustrated wraps, 26pp with adds. Millie McCoy and Christine McCoy (1851-1912) were American conjoined twins known as the Two-Headed Nightingale, born to parents who were slaves, on a plantat... > Item Details
CDV of George Armstrong Custer,
Lot # 463 - CDV of George Armstrong Custer,
as Lieutenant Colonel with imprint below image S. Wing No. 23 Front Street, Monroe, Mich.. Illustrated in Katz' Custer in Photographs (K-117V), dated March 1873. A contemporary CDV issued by Simon Wing, Monroe, Michigan, copied from the original albumen print by Bingham and Craver. Verso includes in... > Item Details
ALS of George K. Lloyd, Creator of Labor Day,
Lot # 1569 - ALS of George K. Lloyd, Creator of Labor Day,
Lloyd, George K. ALS as Corresponding Secretary of the Central Labor Union of New York and Vicinity, 1p, 8" x 10", "New York, NY." August 7, 1884, written on Central Labor Union letterhead. Addressed to the Republican National Committee. Lloyd is demanding that the Republican National Committee offe... > 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
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
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
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
Boudoir and Cabinet Photographs of Rio Grande Pueblos,
Lot # 356 - Boudoir and Cabinet Photographs of Rio Grande Pueblos,
lot of 18 albumens; cabinet cards include one Jackson with his Denver imprint, one on Eastman Kodak cardstock, and one anonymous; remaining boudoir cards include six from the Santa Fe Route series, two of which have J.L. Clinton's Colorado Springs imprint; remainder have H.W. Wyman Curiosity Store, ... > Item Details
1920 Fraser Bronze Bas Relief of Teddy Roosevelt,
Lot # 1577 - 1920 Fraser Bronze Bas Relief of Teddy Roosevelt,
10" x 12.75" signed upper right Frazer/1920 with block of text below portrait reading "Aggressive Fighting For/The Right Is The Noblest/Sport The World Affords" and marked on back with foundry mark DecArts.James Earl Frazer originally made this portrait for a medal, but later produced this plaque an... > Item Details
Four Minnesota Sioux Uprising CDVs,
Lot # 1225 - Four Minnesota Sioux Uprising CDVs,
includes two views by J.E. Whitney with titles and captions below image on mount, Ma-za-oo-nie, (The Little Bird Hunter) and Sha-kpe (Little Six)... Prisoner at Fort Snelling; one image by Upton showing a Chippewa family seated on the hillside, penciled title on verso reads Chippewa Wedding; and Dom... > Item Details
A  Unique 1855 Display of Boston Daguerreotypes
Lot # 2 - A Unique 1855 Display of Boston Daguerreotypes
comprising 24 ninth plate daguerreotype portraits of young women, contained in a pebbled black leather push button case, with Our Pastor's Circle embossed in gilt on the front cover, 13 x 8.25". Twenty-two of the images are backed by an embossed card advertising the studio of Tyler & Co.'s Daguerre... > Item Details
Life Mask of Lincoln by Volk, & Bust,
Lot # 1535 - Life Mask of Lincoln by Volk, & Bust,
8" wide x 9.5" high x 5.5" deep, plaster in bronze painted finish..During Lincoln's visit to Chicago in early 1860 to argue a court case, sculptor Leonard Volk asked him to sit for a bust. In order to save time Volk created a life mask. Lincoln's comments on this process were anything but agreeable... > Item Details
Civil War Letter Group of William Howard, 4th Iowa Cavalry,
Lot # 157 - Civil War Letter Group of William Howard, 4th Iowa Cavalry,
12 letters, all war date. At various turns, the Civil War letters of William Howard can be long (8pp or longer), playful, affectionate, and descriptive, and they are often focused as much on the relationships at home as life in the Army, but with plenty of detail on both. As a member of the 4th Iow... > Item Details
Large Group of Ethnographic Related Photography,
Lot # 1399 - Large Group of Ethnographic Related Photography,
lot of 68, many are 8” x 10” and a number of smaller images, includes both North and South American Indians, as well as archaeological items from North America. Most with typed or manuscript captions on back. > Item Details
George Clinton DS,
Lot # 1301 - George Clinton DS,
a partial vellum partially printed document with map 98.25” x 11”) entitled Letters Patent to Gen. James Clinton and Col. Isaac Melcher for 10,030 Acres in the Township of Chenengo, dated 19 March, 1787 and signed by Gov. Clinton.Gen. James Clinton (1733-1812), an American Revolutionary War soldier ... > Item Details
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