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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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Oklahoma Land Rush Settlers Letter Group,
Lot # 1722 - Oklahoma Land Rush Settlers Letter Group,
lot of 48 letters dating from 1890-1928. Most are written by Mrs. R.T. Williams (Hortense), in Apache, Caddo Co., Oklahoma to Mrs. Martha Van Houten, Mrs. Eliza Main, Mr. Tell Nickelson, Mr. P.H. Nickelson, and Miss Marie Nickelson, all from Prospect, Ohio, Hortense’s place of birth. Others later in... > 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
Charles Sumner ALS,
Lot # 1646 - Charles Sumner ALS,
5” x 8” manuscript letter sheet reading Senate Chambers March 20th Dear Sir I have your letter of the 18th in reference to the nomination of Col. Haven. I will hear your suggestions in [illegible] and endeavor to see that they receive consideration. Yours very truly Charles Sumner, written to Hon. J... > Item Details
Six  Amateur Western Stereoviews of Towns,
Lot # 1804 - Six Amateur Western Stereoviews of Towns,
c. 1890, all regular-sized on buff mounts, each numbered and identified in ink on recto. Includes Oklahoma Street, Guthrie, Okla.; Main St. Ardmore, I.T.; Mining Camp, Butte City, M.T.; streetcars in Kansas City, Mo; Telegraph Hill, San Francisco; Snow Mountain (showing a logging camp. > Item Details
CDV of George Armstrong Custer,
Lot # 471 - CDV of George Armstrong Custer,
as Brigadier General with Maj. Gen. Custer. printed in lower margin. A vignetted copy shot from the original cdv illustrated by Katz in Custer in Photographs (K-29), dated on or about February 15, 1864, by Mathew Brady & Co. Includes the following verso manuscript Katz K29 Page 25 Feb 15, 1864 Mathe... > Item Details
Library of Books on the Civil War,
Lot # 1082 - Library of Books on the Civil War,
lot of 21, titles, authors, and dates include: Twenty Days, by D.M. Kunhardt & P.B. Kunhardt, Jr., 1965; Mr. Lincoln's General; U.S. Grant An Illustrated Autobiography, by R. Meredith, 1959; The Civil War..., by G.C. Ward, R. Burns & Ken Burns, 1990; three copies of Touched by Fire...Vol. 1, edited ... > Item Details
Hand-Sewn 35 Star U.S. Navy Jack,
Lot # 234 - Hand-Sewn 35 Star U.S. Navy Jack,
36" x 52.5" with five rows of seven linen stars sewn to each face of the 2-piece wool fly with hand-sewn canvas hoist and two brass grommets. Hoist is ink stamped American Jack in block letters. > Item Details
1863 Estate Inventory Including Slaves, Bourbon County, Kentucky,
Lot # 1654 - 1863 Estate Inventory Including Slaves, Bourbon County, Kentucky,
and 8pp manuscript will reading in part I Isaac Wright of the County of Bourbon & State of Kentucky…hereby Manumit My slaves William, Henry, Margaret & Lydia, and devise to each of them four hundred dollars-to be paid by My Executor. I hereby Manumit My slaves Clara Alice and Martha children of said... > Item Details
Wood Framed Magic Lantern Slide <i>Steamboat Race on the Mississippi</i>,
Lot # 1432 - Wood Framed Magic Lantern Slide Steamboat Race on the Mississippi,
depicting the steamboat the Natchez and the Eclipse racing downriver on a summer's day. Hand tinted and mounted in a solid walnut frame with 3" circular cutout center. This slide a variation of the lithograph "A Steamboat Race On The Mississippi," by George F. Fuller, 1859. > 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
W.F. Taylor Cabinet Card of Osage Family,
Lot # 1203 - W.F. Taylor Cabinet Card of Osage Family,
with Taylor's Lyons, Nebraska imprint on mount, 1890s. AUCTIONEER'S NOTE: It has been called to our attention by an alert EBayer that this family is likely Omaha, and that the man's name was Bert Fremont. > Item Details
1871 Naval Order for the Imprisonment of a Marine,
Lot # 1186 - 1871 Naval Order for the Imprisonment of a Marine,
on 8.25" x 13.75" lined ledger sheet and reading Marine Ranacko. Brooklyn, N.Y. September 2, 1871. Sir; I am directed by Rear Admiral M. Smith, Commandant of the station, to transfer to your custody, for imprisonment in the prison under your charge, Private Thomas Carter, of the U.S. Marine Corps, r... > Item Details
Fine Group of Early St. Louis Photographs,
Lot # 1369 - Fine Group of Early St. Louis Photographs,
lot of 5, includes 4 anonymous boudoir cards including one showing children on an amusement park ride, of high wheeled bicycles on circular railed track, circus tents in background with small African American child in foreground; group of children playing on the steps of a large stone public buildin... > Item Details
ART: Book of 24 Lithographs by Honore Daumier,
Lot # 1244 - ART: Book of 24 Lithographs by Honore Daumier,
Hunting and Fishing. New York (NY): Pantheon Books, Inc., N.D. Small folio, cloth bound, 24pp. Honore Daumier (1808-1879), French printmaker, caricaturist, painter, sculptor, and gifted draftsman who was truthful and powerfully direct. His work can be found at the Louvre, the Metropolitan Museum of ... > Item Details
Asher and Co. Civil War Pocket Map,
Lot # 1498 - Asher and Co. Civil War Pocket Map,
entitled The Historical War Map, published by Asher & Co., Indianapolis, 32mo in illustrated red card stock boards with original blue cloth spine, dated 1862 on the hand colored 26.25" x 37" map with text blocks to left and lower margin. > Item Details
A Fine Photograph of an 1860s Missouri Steamboat,
Lot # 515 - A Fine Photograph of an 1860s Missouri Steamboat,
7.5" x 9" albumen print mounted on larger stock in a period 12.75" x 14.7" frame. Image is of the Louisville, a small stern-wheel steamboat owned by the K & S Company. Imprint on verso for Geo. Gesell, Alma, Wis. We could not find this boat listed in Way's Packet Directory; a first. > Item Details
Autographed Telegraph from R.I. Governor William Sprague dealing with Funeral of Salmon P. Chase,
Lot # 1026 - Autographed Telegraph from R.I. Governor William Sprague dealing with Funeral of Salmon P. Chase,
Western Union Telegraph, all in Sprague's hand, dated N.Y. 1873 to Franklin Haven and reading The daughter of the Chief Justice will be gratified with your presence at the funeral services in the city Saturday afternoon next, signed along bottom. William Sprague (1830-1915), best known as the Civil ... > Item Details
Frey/Plett Family Archives and Civil War Letters,
Lot # 1063 - Frey/Plett Family Archives and Civil War Letters,
this archive includes one prewar letter written by Henry and Rosana Plett in 1839; and 9 civil war letters, dating from Feb. 7th, 1862-May 21st, 1865. The first is unsigned and talks of getting 3 letters from Enoch, their company has been at one place for over two months in that time there was more ... > Item Details
Edward Curtis Orotone <i>Women of the Desert</i>, in Original Bat Wing Frame,
Lot # 368 - Edward Curtis Orotone Women of the Desert, in Original Bat Wing Frame,
fine image of two women on horseback, traditionally dressed and riding in desert landscape. In original arts and crafts bronzed gesso and wood batwing frame with backing of cut-up Curtis poster advertising Mr. Curtis's own Vivid Motion Picture, frame 19” x 16". > Item Details
Autographed CDV of Lt. General U.S. Grant,
Lot # 81 - Autographed CDV of Lt. General U.S. Grant,
anonymous, with bold inked inscription below image U.S. Grant Lt. Gen. U.S.A.. U.S. Grant (1822-85) was the leading Union general in the American Civil War and the 18th President of the United States (1869-77). > Item Details
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