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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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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
Jefferson Davis ALS to W. Thompson Cordner, 1876,
Lot # 258 - Jefferson Davis ALS to W. Thompson Cordner, 1876,
Davis (1828-1879). President of the Confederacy. ALS as president of the American office of the Mississippi Valley Society, 3pp, 4 3/8" x 6 7/8", S.S. Adriatic. November 25, 1876. Addressed to W. Thompson Cordner. In January 1876, Davis, who had been left nearly destitute by the Civil War, accepted... > Item Details
Two Early Books on Slavery,
Lot # 1609 - Two Early Books on Slavery,
includes The History of the Slave Trade and Slavery, Ancient and Modern. The Forms of Slavery That Prevailed in Ancient Nations, Particularly in Greece and Rome. The African Slave Trade and the Political history of Slavery in the United States, by W.O. Blake, 1857, Columbus, Ohio, J. & H. Miller, 8v... > Item Details
Indian Wars Archive of Lieut. William E. Reed,
Lot # 491 - Indian Wars Archive of Lieut. William E. Reed,
1865-1891. 50th Wisconsin Infantry. 5 items (including one ALS). In the last days of the Civil War, William Boardman Reed, a veteran of the famed 2nd Wisconsin Infantry, was commissioned as Lieutenant of Co. I, 50th Wisconsin Infantry, the last full regiment raised in the state. After performing d... > Item Details
Ten Different Reference Books on Gen. Geo. A. Custer,
Lot # 1187 - Ten Different Reference Books on Gen. Geo. A. Custer,
titles, authors and dates only include: Son of the Morning Star..., by E.S. Connell, 1984; The Custer Reader, edited by P.A. Hutton, 1992; The Custer Story..., by M. Merington, 1950; Custer Victorious..., by G.J.W. Urwin, 1983; Life in Custer's Cavalry..., edited by R.M. Utley, 1977; Crazy Horse and... > Item Details
Fine Small 19th Century Revenue Cutter Flag,
Lot # 239 - Fine Small 19th Century Revenue Cutter Flag,
30.5" x 46", machine-sewn worsted wool, with canton having appliqued spread-wing U.S. shield breasted eagle clutching olive branch and arrows in talons, with arch of thirteen stars above, reverse with matching applique, fly with sixteen vertical stripes, machine-sewn canvas hoist with two brass grom... > Item Details
Framed Photograph Group of Cincinnati Retail Store,
Lot # 1411 - Framed Photograph Group of Cincinnati Retail Store,
framed and matted, 11.75" x 41.5" with three silver gelatin prints, central print of the exterior of the factory with painted sign on front reading Best $2.00 Hats/On Earth/New York Shannon & Sokur Cincinnati/Factory Bethel, Conn. This is flanked by two slightly larger interior views of the store. > Item Details
Group of GAR Badges and Medals Including Gettysburg and Delegates,
Lot # 216 - Group of GAR Badges and Medals Including Gettysburg and Delegates,
lot of 10, includes seven 2-part bronze medals with silk hangers including 1890 Gettysburg Pa. Reserve Day, National Encampment medals, Delegate from 1887 Harrisburg and more; one 3-part medal from Pa. 27th Annual encampment, 1893; and two cello medals, dating from 1885 to 1913. > Item Details
Three John A. Logan Autographed Manuscripts, Cabinet Card, Plus,
Lot # 1572 - Three John A. Logan Autographed Manuscripts, Cabinet Card, Plus,
lot of 10, including two ALsS and one ANS by Logan; an ALS by A.H. Chase; a cabinet card of Logan, and five Republican National Committee lists of state representatives, 3.5" x 6". Logan, John A. (1826-1886). Republican Vice Presidential Candidate (1884). ALS as Illinois Senator, 1p, 7.75" x 10", "W... > Item Details
Large Group of Photographs of Mexican <i>Penitentes</i>,
Lot # 1368 - Large Group of Photographs of Mexican Penitentes,
lot of 43; includes 30 silver gelatin copy photographs mounted on 5.5" x 7.5" cardstock showing processions of penitents carrying life-size crosses; six silver gelatin copy photograph cabinet cards and four silver gelatin photographs mounted on 4.25" x 5.25" cardstock showing a gathering of members ... > Item Details
Silver Commemorative Kennedy Pocket Watch Given to PT Boat Captains,
Lot # 1175 - Silver Commemorative Kennedy Pocket Watch Given to PT Boat Captains,
ca 1963, edition of 50 given to former Captains of WWII era PT Boats at a banquet held in Boston in celebration of the memory of the late President. Paired case style watch with silver outer case with bust portrait of John F. Kennedy 1917-1963, watch marked Technos, seventeen jewel on silver dial, m... > Item Details
Autographed Photo-Mechanical Print of Sherwood Anderson,
Lot # 1267 - Autographed Photo-Mechanical Print of Sherwood Anderson,
3.5" x 4.5" signed on period mount. Sherwood Anderson (1876–1941), American writer, mainly of short stories, noted works include the collection Winesburg, Ohio. > Item Details
CDV of George Armstrong Custer,
Lot # 458 - CDV of George Armstrong Custer,
as Brigadier General with imprint below image Brady New York. Illustrated in Katz' Custer in Photographs [K-31], dated on or about February 15, 1864. Verso includes Brady backmark and penciled inscription incorrectly identifying him as Gen Sickles. > Item Details
Scarce Unpublished 1867 Rees Photograph of Robert E. Lee,
Lot # 124 - Scarce Unpublished 1867 Rees Photograph of Robert E. Lee,
oval albumen print, 7.25" x 5", mounted on larger cardstock, with gold ruling, and imprint of C.R. Rees and Co., Richmond, Va. A heavily retouched engraving of this portrait is illustrated in Meredith (1981:79). Meredith ascribes this portrait to Boude and Miley of Lexington, Virginia. This origin... > 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
<i>The Miner's Guide: A Ready Handbook for the Prospecter [sic] and Miner</i>,
Lot # 1730 - The Miner's Guide: A Ready Handbook for the Prospecter [sic] and Miner,
West, Horace J. Los Angeles: Calvert Wilson, 1921, 4th edition. 12mo in light green light card stock wraps, 134pp with ads in back. > Item Details
Group of Six Contemporary Chromolithographs of Custer's Last Stand,
Lot # 1178 - Group of Six Contemporary Chromolithographs of Custer's Last Stand,
by Nick Eggenhofer, anonymous, Harold von Schmidt, Elk Eber, J.K. Ralston, and Edgar S. Paxson. All framed, 9.5" x 12", 10.5" x 11.5", 12.5" x 16.5", 14" x 19", 17" x 21", and 19.75" x 28". > Item Details
Two Pairs of Spurs, Including Suit of Cards & Dick Pollard,
Lot # 396 - Two Pairs of Spurs, Including Suit of Cards & Dick Pollard,
1960s pair made by Dick Pollard with applied and engraved nickel and copper in the form of a swan (neck on shank with wings on yoke), with blunted steel rowel, 3.15" inside yoke and period leather straps, AND a fine wrought steel pair with suit of card symbols on one face in engraved nickel, shank w... > Item Details
Nine Ohio and General GAR Medals & Ribbons,
Lot # 182 - Nine Ohio and General GAR Medals & Ribbons,
lot includes bronze 2-part medal with Captain's pinback and woven silk flag; a standard GAR medal; a 2-part bronze Representatives medal 53rd Annual Ohio Encampment; 1.75" Battle of Gettysburg cello; and 6 ribbons, dating from 1886-1901. > Item Details
Sixth Plate Ambrotype of A Horse-Drawn Stake-Bed Wagon,
Lot # 1366 - Sixth Plate Ambrotype of A Horse-Drawn Stake-Bed Wagon,
with 5 horses hitched to wagon with driver standing beside one horse. This freight wagon is on a dirt street with frame country store behind, location unknown, mounted in full case. > Item Details
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