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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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Pawnee Bill Archive,
Lot # 448 - Pawnee Bill Archive,
ca. 1930-50s, involving the attempts to get a biography of Major Gordon W. "Pawnee Bill" Lillie published, made into a movie, and/or made into a serial radio program. The central character of the archive is John C. Johnson, a hearing-aid dealer, sometime herbalist and biographer of Pawnee Bill from ... > Item Details
Mexican War Era Locket Daguerreotype With Hair,
Lot # 60 - Mexican War Era Locket Daguerreotype With Hair,
1.34" diameter gold filled engine turned circular pocket watch form locket with gem-sized daguerreotype portrait of a young Lieut., reverse with lock of auburn hair and swatch of black cloth. > Item Details
Six American Colonial Era Manuscripts, Including Military,
Lot # 1280 - Six American Colonial Era Manuscripts, Including Military,
includes a 3pp manuscript legal land sale document on laid paper from Boston, 1740; clipped sample of Dr. Samuel John's hand on 1.7" x 3" clipping, matted with early clippings and engraving of Johnson, 7.5" x 10.5"; a manuscript note, 6.75" x 7.75" on laid paper dealing with a slave in Boston, dated... > Item Details
Civil War Archive of Lt. Col. David A. Leckey, 100th Pennsylvania, Round Heads,
Lot # 154 - Civil War Archive of Lt. Col. David A. Leckey, 100th Pennsylvania, Round Heads,
lot of 24. This archive includes an anonymous CDV portrait of Leckey as Lt. Col with orange 2 cent Washington Bank Check revenue stamp on reverse. Lot also includes two manuscript letters, including one 4pp letter written by Leckey to his mother, dated Jan. 15, 1862. In this letter, he tells her he ... > Item Details
Autographed Copy of Charles A. Lindbergh's <i>We</i>, 1st Edition,
Lot # 1694 - Autographed Copy of Charles A. Lindbergh's We, 1st Edition,
autographed C.A. Lindbergh/June 8, 1928 on free front end paper. The book, ”We” written by Lindbergh, 1928, New York and London, G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 8vo in blue illustrated cloth boards with frontis photo of Lindbergh in front of the Spirit of St. Louis, 318pp. > Item Details
Civil War Special Order Issued to Control Rowdy Troops During Transport,
Lot # 1052 - Civil War Special Order Issued to Control Rowdy Troops During Transport,
printed on 6.25" x 10" card stock with triple line border and bold heading reading Connecticut River Rail Road, and being an order from Major General Dix, Dept. of the East, N.Y.C., dated April 18, 1864, General Order No. 30 reading in part Frequent complaints having been made at these Headquarters,... > Item Details
Bill of Sale For A Slave, North Carolina, 1852,
Lot # 1676 - Bill of Sale For A Slave, North Carolina, 1852,
8.5" x 12" plain letter sheet manuscript document transferring one fifty year old African American male named Hilgard from one J.B. Marth to Henry A. Ellis for the sum of $250, in Beaufort County, archivally framed, 10.75" x 15.75". > Item Details
Two Photographs of U.S. Hanging of Philippine Insurgents,
Lot # 1361 - Two Photographs of U.S. Hanging of Philippine Insurgents,
cabinet-sized albumen prints (approx. 4.5 x 6.5"), not attached to cards. First shows soldiers forcing prisoners up on the scaffold at gunpoint; the second shows them adjusting nooses and tying hands behind their backs. > 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
Collection of Real Photo Post Cards of New York Cowboys & Girls,
Lot # 1817 - Collection of Real Photo Post Cards of New York Cowboys & Girls,
lot of 39, includes both silver gelatin and silver print photographs, both studio and exterior portraits, many with rifles or revolvers, including African Americans. > 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
War of 1812 New York <i>Morning Post</i> Broadside Extra,
Lot # 495 - War of 1812 New York Morning Post Broadside Extra,
5" x 10", matted and framed, 9.5" x 17", with the following printed: Morning Post - Extra. Saturday Morning, June 20, 10 o'clock. / IMPORTANT! / War against Great Britain!! / Extract of a Letter from Washington, dated June 17. "The die is cast - the Senate of the U. States have this day decided the ... > 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
37 Star U.S. Naval Jack,
Lot # 1434 - 37 Star U.S. Naval Jack,
with 5 rows of 7-7-7-6-7 hand sewn linen stars on wool field with linen hoist with sewn grommets, stars with cut-away and hand hemmed reverse, linen hoist with button-hole grommets, fly made up of five horizontal wool strips, reinforced at each hoist corner, 88 x 132". > Item Details
Confederate CDV Album,
Lot # 114 - Confederate CDV Album,
containing approximately 45 engraved or heavily retouched photographs of the following generals and other military figures: Robert E. Lee, Jefferson Davis, Stonewall Jackson, Sidney A. Johnston, J.E.B. Stuart, Leonidas Polk, A.P. Hill, Patrick Ronayne Cleburne, Ben McCullough, John Morgan, P.G.T. Be... > Item Details
Colton's 1853 Railroad and Township Map of New England,
Lot # 1499 - Colton's 1853 Railroad and Township Map of New England,
full title being Colton's Railroad & Township Map of New England with Portions of the State of New York, The British Provinces, Etc. with inset map lower right entitled Map of the Provinces of New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, Etc., Etc., 1853, N.Y., with vining floral border with vi... > Item Details
Nineteen Stereographs from the Powell Survey,
Lot # 301 - Nineteen Stereographs from the Powell Survey,
albumen; photographs taken by Hillers and E.O. Beaman, all on yellow mounts with 12 containing J.W. Powell and A.H. Thompson's U.S. Topographical and Geological Survey of the Colorado River of the West along sides; versos with Department of the Interior clipped and pasted descriptive labels; views i... > Item Details
40 Star Printed and Machine-Sewn U.S. National Flag,
Lot # 1457 - 40 Star Printed and Machine-Sewn U.S. National Flag,
36" x 54", cotton with printed canton pattern of five rows of eight stars (40), machine-sewn stripes and canvas hoist with two brass grommets. > 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
Oaths by Georgia Tavern Owners Forbidding Liquor Sales to Slaves,
Lot # 1673 - Oaths by Georgia Tavern Owners Forbidding Liquor Sales to Slaves,
lot of 2, both 5.5" x 7" and from Dooly County, Georgia, one May 28th, 1857 AND the other dated August 19th, 1857; written by two different tavern owners promising they will not sell intoxicating liquors to slaves or free persons of color without the consent of the owners, or in the case of freed bl... > Item Details
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