Lot 357    

Three Photographs of Western Stage Performers,
2010, American History Absentee and Live Auction, January 21
Lot of 3 includes a 6 5/8" x 4 1/4" photo of a man on a horse in front of a barn. Side marked J.C. Knight Coatsville, Ind. PLUS 4 1/8" x 6" photo of five performers, some with masks while others hold props. PLUS a 5 1/8" x 8 3/8" photo of a woman dressed as a cowboy with fake facial hair, holding rifle rested on shoulders.

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<i>Glimpes of California</i> Pictorial Booklet
Lot # 330 - Glimpes of California Pictorial Booklet
A ca 1890 booklet titled Souvenir Glimpses of California. The Land of the Setting Sun, printed by D.S. Stanley & Co., San Francisco, CA. Compliments of Palace Hardware Co. of San Francisco. The Palace Hardward Company was formerly the Palace Jewelers and was founded in 1851. In the 1870s, it dropped... > Item Details
Two Photographs of Buffalo Bill at the Pony Express Monument,
Lot # 350 - Two Photographs of Buffalo Bill at the Pony Express Monument,
Lot of two includes one 7" x 5" photograph of Buffalo Bill perched atop a white horse next to the pony express monument in St. Joseph, Mo. On the other side of the monument is a bearded man with his hand resting on the monument, with a crowd of onlookers in the background. Backside with identifying ... > Item Details
Ninth Plate Daguerreotype of Tinted Painting of Military Officer
Lot # 8 - Ninth Plate Daguerreotype of Tinted Painting of Military Officer
Side view portrait with gilt buttons, shoulder decorations, and collar. Housed in leather case. > Item Details
Francis Scott Key (1779-1843), DS
Lot # 104 - Francis Scott Key (1779-1843), DS
Signed check, Bank of Columbia, Georgetown, 14 May 1806. Signed F.S. Key. Framed and glazed to 10.75 x 12 in. With note In 1806, Key was just starting to practice law in Georgetown. He would represent many famous Americans. And, of course, go on to write the words to the "Star Spangled Banner" durin... > Item Details
Large Lot of Turn of the Century Cabinet Card Photographs of Men, Women, and Children
Lot # 42 - Large Lot of Turn of the Century Cabinet Card Photographs of Men, Women, and Children
Over 200 various cabinet card photographs of men, women, and children from the turn of the century. > Item Details
Postmortem Tintype of Boy in Chair,
Lot # 36 - Postmortem Tintype of Boy in Chair,
A quarter plate tintype of a young boy with eyes closed and hand resting on armrest. Housed in embossed leather half case. > Item Details
Tintype of A Cowboy and His Rare Whitney Rifle,
Lot # 303 - Tintype of A Cowboy and His Rare Whitney Rifle,
Tintype of a cowboy holding a rare Whitney lever action rifle. The cowboy is also armed with a Colt m1878 DA with lanyard ring in butt. Circa. 1875-1880. > Item Details
Sixth Plate Daguerreotype of Four Gentlemen -- Gold Miners?
Lot # 7 - Sixth Plate Daguerreotype of Four Gentlemen -- Gold Miners?
Both sitters and photographer anonymous. The gent in the foreground wears waterproof (?) overalls and holds a book; gent at right in rear wears a Western style shirt favored by gold miners. Housed in full pressed paper floral case with splitting spine. > Item Details
World War I Poster by Herbert Paus
Lot # 227 - World War I Poster by Herbert Paus
An American World War I poster with the following title: To Make the World a Decent Place to Live In / Do Your Part - Buy U.S. Government Bonds / Third Liberty Loan, by Herbert Paus, produced by Edwards & Deutsch Litho. Co., Chicago, IL; 36 x 56 in., professionally backed with linen, 37 x 58 in. > Item Details
Manuscript  Manumission Document from Pennsylvania, 1721
Lot # 78 - Manuscript Manumission Document from Pennsylvania, 1721
Last will and testament of Lionell Brittin of Philadelphia. Will was validated and executed in 1721. Most of his property was left to his wife, also named executrix of the will, and children or grandchildren. But also Item. I will that my negro man Quan and my negro woman Dinah shall have their free... > Item Details
Betsy Ross' Father, Samuel Griscom DS
Lot # 100 - Betsy Ross' Father, Samuel Griscom DS
8.25 x 13 in. partially printed contract, 24 May 1762. Signed by Samuel Griscom, "House Carpenter am held and firmly bound unto James Stephens of [Philadelphia] Baker, the surviving executor ... of Isaac Stephens ... in the sum of two hundred and fifty pounds." Half plus interest to be repaid in on... > Item Details
G.W. Parsons Cabinet Card Photograph of Two Osage Chiefs,
Lot # 254 - G.W. Parsons Cabinet Card Photograph of Two Osage Chiefs,
Chiefs shown holding headfeathers and blanket. Marked in ink 1st and 2nd Chiefs Saucy Chief and Olo hah wal la, and simply marked Chiefs on verso. > Item Details
Tintype of an Early City Street
Lot # 26 - Tintype of an Early City Street
Large tintype of an early street view of several houses with carriage, sidewalk. 4.1 x 6.5 in. > Item Details
Ninth Plate Ruby Ambrotype of Triple-Armed Trooper
Lot # 155 - Ninth Plate Ruby Ambrotype of Triple-Armed Trooper
An unidentified character sporting an 1860s pompadour, armed to the teeth with M1840 "wristbreaker," belted revolver, and sheathed knife. He wears a striped civilian shirt showing the texture of the cotton cloth with a rectangular eagle belt plate. Under magnification the spread-wing eagles are vi... > Item Details
Bevery Dobbs Photograph of Nome, Alaska, Ca. 1905,
Lot # 288 - Bevery Dobbs Photograph of Nome, Alaska, Ca. 1905,
A wonderful image of the Nome volunteer fire department and wagon, most likely taken in a fourth of July parade. Photograph shows fire captains on horse cart with fire trumpet and firefighters lined up behind cart. 9 3/4" x 8". > Item Details
G.A.R. <i>Welcome</i> Flag
Lot # 210 - G.A.R. Welcome Flag
Welcome G.A.R. and Allied Groups stenciled in yellow on navy cotton, 25 x 27.5 in. N.d., n.p. No evidence of grommets, etc. Others of these we have seen have other fabric sewn to them for individualized hanging. Since G.A.R. membership was limited to honorably discharged veterans of the Union Armies... > Item Details
Scarce Oregon G.A.R. Publication,
Lot # 209 - Scarce Oregon G.A.R. Publication,
A rare 1899 booklet documenting the military history of Yamhill County Oregon, written by J.C. Cooper. Contains numerous biographies and images of Northwest pioneers. Only two copies known to exist. > Item Details
Early Nevada Ballot and Public Report
Lot # 345 - Early Nevada Ballot and Public Report
lot of 2 includes an 1892 Nevada voting ballot reading Official Ballot of Storey County, November 8, A.D. 1892. Ballot was used in Storey County, Nevada, in the general election of 1892. Ballot details the politicians running for 22 separate offices. An important Nevada political broadside ballot. P... > Item Details
Railroad Broadsides and Booklets
Lot # 238 - Railroad Broadsides and Booklets
lot of 5 includes an 1884 document from the Oregon Railway and Navigation Department, listing stations in goegraphical order of destinations. Bottom is printed F.A. Burnap, Car Accountant. PLUS a 1901 time table broadside of the Eureka and Palisade Railroad Time Table No. 34, listing times and dista... > Item Details
Boudoir Photograph of Buffalo Bill at Concord, New Hampshire,
Lot # 353 - Boudoir Photograph of Buffalo Bill at Concord, New Hampshire,
silver gelitain photograph mounted on Kimball's Concord, NH cardstock. > Item Details
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