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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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Early Railroad Photograph,
Lot # 1389 - Early Railroad Photograph,
depicting a crew of railroad workers, all wearing hats and in uniform, looking towards the view of the camera. Several of the men are standing on a track viewed above, below, five men are viewed standing on the ground in front of various supplies, 8 x 10". > 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
[ENGLISH LAW] 17th and 18th Century Law Books,
Lot # 1854 - [ENGLISH LAW] 17th and 18th Century Law Books,
Cases Adjudged in the Court of King's-Bench, in the Time of the Late Lord Hardwicke. Dublin: Printed for Elizabeth Lynch, 1769. 4to; full leather, 5 raised bands on spine; (6), 424pp; previous owner's name on full title, front pastedown and front board. And Third Part {Though first published} of the... > Item Details
A Gathering of Unmounted W.H. Jackson Albumen and Other Photos of Southeastern Pueblos,
Lot # 360 - A Gathering of Unmounted W.H. Jackson Albumen and Other Photos of Southeastern Pueblos,
lot of 32 albumen, silver gelatin, and cyanotype photographs; including 10 views of Taos pueblo showing an estufa and various angles of the pueblo; Packing Firewood, Santa Fe, N.M.; six images from San Juan pueblo documenting women carrying ollas; a group of visitors at the pueblo, and dancers; a cy... > Item Details
Civil War CDV of African American <i>Contraband</i>,
Lot # 46 - Civil War CDV of African American Contraband,
with inked manuscript title on recto Opeloussas and Uncle Tom and spurious title in pencil on verso Slave boys Savanna 1863. This is one of a series of images taken by McPherson and Oliver in Louisiana after the fall of Port Hudson. > Item Details
Randall and Fly Boudoir Photographs of Apache Indians,
Lot # 349 - Randall and Fly Boudoir Photographs of Apache Indians,
lot of 2. Includes an A. Frank Randall photograph of two Apache women, with his Willcox, Arizona Territory backmark; penciled on verso Apache Squaws/ Photo to Pearson; inked on mount below image White Mountain Apache Squaws; AND a C.S. Fly photograph of Geronimo's camp titled The Captive White Boy; ... > Item Details
Large Lithograph, <i>Jefferson Davis and His Cabinet</i>,
Lot # 1007 - Large Lithograph, Jefferson Davis and His Cabinet,
21" x 28", printed by Thomas Kelly, New York, depicts General Lee showing Davis a map with cabinet members surrounding them, matted and framed, 27.75" x 35". > Item Details
Group of Eleven Framed Photographs of the Commissioning of the U.S.S. N-6 Submarine Photographs,
Lot # 1163 - Group of Eleven Framed Photographs of the Commissioning of the U.S.S. N-6 Submarine Photographs,
Includes five 9.5" x 7.75" silver gelatin images mounted to larger boards, in simple 15" x 13" black frames, and six 5" x 7" images matted and mounted together in an 18" x 17" frame. Images show the sub in dry dock before launching, with the obligatory champagne bottle breaking, as well as views of ... > Item Details
Lot of Twelve African American Themed Stereoviews,
Lot # 1618 - Lot of Twelve African American Themed Stereoviews,
includes a 4" x 7" flat mount view on pink card stock with imprint of D.J. Ryan, Savannah, Ga., entitled Ox and Cart, PLUS two 3.5" x 7" curved views by Kirkland and Bierstadt, AND 9 3.5" x 7" chromolithographed views by various makers. > Item Details
Autographed Lowell Thomas <i>With Lawrence In Arabia</i>,
Lot # 1159 - Autographed Lowell Thomas With Lawrence In Arabia,
Lowell, Herman. With Lawrence In Arabia. New York & London: The Century Co., 1924. 8vo, with orange cloth boards and guilt lettering on spine, illustrated view of Lawrence on his camel on front cover, includes 69 illustrated views and dust jacket. Autograph of Lowell viewed in green ink on front pag... > Item Details
British Bronze Slavery Abolition Medallion,
Lot # 1642 - British Bronze Slavery Abolition Medallion,
1.4” gilt bronze with obverse having figure of a man in European dress shaking hands with a man in African tribal dress, and African village of conical huts in background, inscription reading We Are All Brethren/Slave Trade Abolished/By Great Britain/1807/C.F.T., reverse with 5 lines of Arabic scrip... > Item Details
Fourteen Ohio GAR Post Ribbons,
Lot # 176 - Fourteen Ohio GAR Post Ribbons,
from 6.5" to 9" long, most illustrated and dating from 1885-1915, most with bullion fringe and several with stamped brass hangers. > Item Details
Chromolithograph of Ulysses S. Grant,
Lot # 1021 - Chromolithograph of Ulysses S. Grant,
10" x 14", in early beveled mahogany frame, 14.4" x 18.5", showing uniformed Grant standing outside his field tent, signed in print Schabelelt. > Item Details
CDV of Vignettes of General Custer and Close Associates,
Lot # 461 - CDV of Vignettes of General Custer and Close Associates,
including Lieutenant James Calhoun, Captain Thomas Custer, Autie Reed, and Boston Custer, with the imprint below image S. Wing, No. 23 Front Street, Monroe, Mich. > 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
Spanish American War 14K Gold Hunter's Case Presentation Pocket Watch,
Lot # 498 - Spanish American War 14K Gold Hunter's Case Presentation Pocket Watch,
interior back movement cover engraved Presented to Capt. Edward F. Horton By The Members of Co. G, 8th Mass. Vol. Who Served With Him In The Spanish American War, May 10, 1898-April 22, 1899. Enameled dial marked E. Howard & Co./Boston and movement marked E. Howard & Co./Boston/216789. Case marked E... > Item Details
Ohio Civil War Veteran's Medal, 1866,
Lot # 183 - Ohio Civil War Veteran's Medal, 1866,
2-part bronze engraved on reverse Af'd. Sperry Veteran Co. D. 1st Regt. with 2-part red, white, and blue silk ribbon. Alfred Sperry enlisted as a 22-year-old private in Battery D, 1st Ohio Light Artillery in 1861. The 1st was first engaged at Dog Walk, Ky. in the fall of 1862. Fought at Hoover's & L... > Item Details
Handmade Patriotic Cleveland Shield,
Lot # 1555 - Handmade Patriotic Cleveland Shield,
5.25” square card stock with photo-mechanical portrait of Cleveland in shield, with hand embroidered surround of crossed flags and laurel wreath in gold and blue. > Item Details
Six Early California Stereoviews of P[a]iute and Digueno American Indians,
Lot # 372 - Six Early California Stereoviews of P[a]iute and Digueno American Indians,
on regular sized yellow, salmon and orange mounts. Circa 1860s-1870s. Includes the following by Houseworth: 596 Scene in a Digger Indian Camp, 599 Digger Indian Camp, Knight's Ferry, Stanislau County,600 Digger Indian Fandango Hall - Knight's Ferry, 601 An Indian Rancheria in the Sierra Nevada Mo... > Item Details
1857 Pre-Fire Map of Chicago, Illinois,
Lot # 1497 - 1857 Pre-Fire Map of Chicago, Illinois,
Rufus Blanchard, hand-colored with stamped numbers in various sections of the city, probably as part of the exhibit, approx. 25 x 34", with list of Omnibus Lines, Legal Cab Fares, population, and a small insert of Chicago in 1812. Back has docketing, some difficult to read: Thos. Sims & Jno.? ??? Ex... > Item Details
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