Lot 613    

John B. Rich Photograph of Tepee and Crow Indians,
2003 Americana May 8-9.
platinum photograph, 6.4 x 8.5". Scene lit by firelight, beautiful and difficult to obtain image. Show six men seated around open fire with tepee in background. Penciled inscription on rear "Crow Indian Campfire/on Crow Reservation, Montana/photo Taken by John B. Rich, Phila/on Wanamaker Trip".

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Lot # 125 - "Stump Speaking" Chromolithograph by Bingham,
lower left,"Engraved by Goupil & Company after a painting by George Caleb Bingham" and in lower right "Reproduced at The Lakeside Press by Donnelley Sheet Fed. Gravure," 19.5" x 24.5". Mounted in an old ebonized wood frame. A fine reprint, with great color. > Item Details
Staffordshire Figural Cow's Head Covered Cheese Plate,
Lot # 788 - Staffordshire Figural Cow's Head Covered Cheese Plate,
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Collection of Hot Air Balloon Paraphernalia,
Lot # 510 - Collection of Hot Air Balloon Paraphernalia,
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American Wrought Iron Griddles Plus,
Lot # 1014 - American Wrought Iron Griddles Plus,
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Pewter Basins,
Lot # 1047 - Pewter Basins,
includes one 8" American with unreadable touch mark on interior; AND an unmarked 10.25" example which is likely English or Continental. > Item Details
Gurley Alidade & Plane Table & Keuffel & Esser Transit, Plus,
Lot # 1107 - Gurley Alidade & Plane Table & Keuffel & Esser Transit, Plus,
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Pittsburgh Railroad War (?), Albumen Photograph,
Lot # 109 - Pittsburgh Railroad War (?), Albumen Photograph,
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Victorian Bodice's, Aprons, Dressing Gowns & Intimate Apparel,
Lot # 873 - Victorian Bodice's, Aprons, Dressing Gowns & Intimate Apparel,
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Ohio Yelloware Bowls,
Lot # 831 - Ohio Yelloware Bowls,
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Gathering of Ohio and Midwestern Civil War CDVs,
Lot # 282 - Gathering of Ohio and Midwestern Civil War CDVs,
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Two Yves Roowy Chromolithographs of Motorcycles & Automobiles,
Lot # 526 - Two Yves Roowy Chromolithographs of Motorcycles & Automobiles,
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Full Plate Thermoplastic Floral Wall Frame,
Lot # 66 - Full Plate Thermoplastic Floral Wall Frame,
with tintype portrait of 2 seated gentlemen. Frame is "Four Roses" (Berg 7-10). > Item Details
P.T. Barnum Cabinet Card,
Lot # 470 - P.T. Barnum Cabinet Card,
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34-Star American Flag,
Lot # 417 - 34-Star American Flag,
printed cotton, stars configured in Double Wreath or Medallion pattern surrounding a large outlined star in the center, and flanked by four corner stars, 9.5 x 14.5". Great for flag for framing! > Item Details
Tintype of Mississippi Confederate With D-Guard Bowie,
Lot # 272 - Tintype of Mississippi Confederate With D-Guard Bowie,
sixth plate cased image. Most unusual image being a captured souvenir of an unknown Confederate soldier wearing a battle shirt and holding a massive home-made bowie knife with a pair of single shot pistols tucked into his belt. A piece of ancient paper glued to the weathered pillow reads, “Confede... > Item Details
Hudson Valley School Oil on Canvas,
Lot # 936 - Hudson Valley School Oil on Canvas,
anonymous, American, 19 x 32", in original ornate Victorian frame, 27" x 41." Lovely landscape with a man and his dog in foreground. Picturesque river scene with side-wheel steamboat and sailing skiffs on the river at sunset. > Item Details
Confederate UCV Badges,
Lot # 407 - Confederate UCV Badges,
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Quarter Plate Tintype of 11th NY Cavalry Sergeant,
Lot # 247 - Quarter Plate Tintype of 11th NY Cavalry Sergeant,
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Pair of Famille Rose Porcelain Lidded Jars,
Lot # 681 - Pair of Famille Rose Porcelain Lidded Jars,
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