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>Confederate War Papers</i>, by Gustavus W. Smith,
Lot # 198 - Confederate War Papers, by Gustavus W. Smith,
Front cover and spine marked Confederate War Papers Gustavus W. Smith in gilt. Inside cover contains portrait and autograph of author. Back page contains fold out map titled Seven Pines or Fair Oaks - Position of Forces on Morning of June 1st. Copyrighted 1884. > Item Details
Civil War Soldiers, Group of CDVs,
Lot # 168 - Civil War Soldiers, Group of CDVs,
lot of 7. Includes CDV of soldier Richard Barrett, marked Silsbee, Case & Co., Boston. PLUS a CDV marked in period ink on verso A.F. Bullard Lieut. 38th Mass Vols and marked George F. Parlow, New Bedford. PLUS three more unmarked CDVs of soldiers. PLUS an unmarked CDV sized tintype and a CDV sized t... > Item Details
Sixth Plate Tintype of a Boy Drummer
Lot # 29 - Sixth Plate Tintype of a Boy Drummer
Boy facing camera holding drumsticks in a playing position. With subtle hand-tinted cheeks, mounted in an embossed leather case. > Item Details
Civil War Bound Volume General Orders for 1861 Including Custer,
Lot # 201 - Civil War Bound Volume General Orders for 1861 Including Custer,
Inside cover labeled Index of General Orders, Adjutant General's Office. 1861. Washington: Government Printing Office. 1862. Among 111 general orders includes #41 for Custer's first military appointment to 2nd Lt. of Co. G, 2nd regiment, U.S. cavalry. Includes index of general's names. > 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
Western United States Pictorial and Promotional Guides, 1890s-1920s
Lot # 321 - Western United States Pictorial and Promotional Guides, 1890s-1920s
lot of 5 includes an 1890 booklet The Loop and Clear Creek Canyon. Accordian style pictorial. Several separations at folds, disbound. Two copies known. PLUS a 1906 booklet Whittier, California, Some of Its Advantages and Resources, City of Homes and Solid Prosperity. Early promotional booklet for th... > 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
Boudoir Photograph of an Apache Warrior,
Lot # 252 - Boudoir Photograph of an Apache Warrior,
albumen; titled in negative Chincohua/ Apache Prince; from the Pikes Peak Route series and with J.L. Clinton's Colorado Springs studio backmark. AUCTIONEER'S NOTE While this image does not appear to be a copy, the identical image was issued by A.F. Randall of Wilcox, A.T. As Mautz (1997:45) has note... > Item Details
New York City Subway Ground Breaking <i>Tunnel Day</i> Photograph
Lot # 52 - New York City Subway Ground Breaking Tunnel Day Photograph
Back of mount pencil inscribed Taken by / George…City Hall / Decorated on Sat – / March 24th 1900 / Tunnel Day. Quite an historic moment for the Big Apple! 6.5 x 5.5 in. overall with mount. The tunnel that would become the subway system started at City Hall on March 24, 1900. Mayor van Wyck broke gr... > Item Details
Well Fargo & Company Express Rail Passes,
Lot # 327 - Well Fargo & Company Express Rail Passes,
lot of 2, both 2.5 x 4 in. First from 1902 for F.E. Greene, Secy. to Gen Man, C & NW Ry. Second from 1913 for E.E. Smyth, Traffic Manager Missouri & North Arkansas RR. Countersigned by W.B. Clark, who is listed as Assistant Secretary in 1915 (Gardiner, the other potential signee, was Secretary). > Item Details
National and Texas State Grange Constitution
Lot # 347 - National and Texas State Grange Constitution
1885 booklet Constitution and Declaration of Purposes of the National Grange, P. of H., Together with the Constitution of the Texas State Grange. Includes rules for trials in subordinate granges, parliamentary guide, and grange stores and dividends. Front and back covers display excellent advertisin... > Item Details
Silver American Institute Medal 1846
Lot # 141 - Silver American Institute Medal 1846
Silver disk 2 in. in diameter and 0.13 in. thick, in a purple velvet-lined case. Back of medal reads Awarded to Roswell I. Colt for the Best Ayrshire Bull Calf. 1846. Lettering on the front reads American Institute New York R. Lovett. Image on front is of seated allegorical female figure of America ... > Item Details
Ivorytype Portrait of Well-Dressed Young Woman
Lot # 23 - Ivorytype Portrait of Well-Dressed Young Woman
Woman wearing green plaid dress, with hand-tinted cheeks, lips, and jewelry. Mounted in embossed leather case. > Item Details
N.A. Forsyth Stereoview of <i>Bear Chief,</i>
Lot # 264 - N.A. Forsyth Stereoview of Bear Chief,
a Fine Blackfeet Type. On Forsyth's Butte, MT card. Young man wearing two feathers and trade blanket coat standing with his horse. Tipis in background. > Item Details
Buffalo Bill and a Fellow Pony Express Rider Photograph,
Lot # 355 - Buffalo Bill and a Fellow Pony Express Rider Photograph,
5" x 7" silver gelatin print of William F. Cody (Buffalo Bill) on the right and fellow pony express rider Charles (John) Cliff on the left. These two men, both former pony express riders, are standing beside a monument erected in 1912 in honor of the Pony Express, in St. Joseph, Missouri. Print was ... > Item Details
<i>Historical Atlas of St. Clair County, Illinois</i>, 1874
Lot # 137 - Historical Atlas of St. Clair County, Illinois, 1874
14.75 x 17.5 in. bound book with gold print on cover reading Illustrated Historical Atlas of St. Clair County, Illinois, Warner & Beers, 1874. Inside reads An Illustrated Historical Atlas of St. Clair Co. Illinois. Compiled Drawn and Published from Personal Examinations & Surveys by Warner & Beers, ... > Item Details
Western Character Photographs,
Lot # 301 - Western Character Photographs,
lot of 2. Includes one 3.5" x 5.5" photograph of a seated cowboy with hands clasped on knee. Mounted on a card board frame with border, reading "Bud" to Fawn. With best wishes. Bottom of card is marked The Catton Studio Aburn, NY. PLUS a 3.25" x 4.25" photograph of a cowgirl with hand on holstered ... > Item Details
Civil War Era Album with Portraits of Generals and Civilians,
Lot # 174 - Civil War Era Album with Portraits of Generals and Civilians,
An embossed leather cdv album with latch and gold leaf edges. Contains 30 portraits of men, women and children. > Item Details
Robert L. Stevens and Robert F. Stockton DS
Lot # 89 - Robert L. Stevens and Robert F. Stockton DS
Vellum, 22.25 x 27.5 (max.) in., 13 Oct. 1848, for land and buildings on the east side of Water St. between Walnut and Dock Sts. in Philadelphia to the Philadelphia and Trenton Rail Road Company, for $30,000. Signed twice by Robt. L. Stevens and R.F. Stockton, once by Harriet Stockton, plus witnesse... > Item Details
Sixth Plate Tintype of Baby on Blanket
Lot # 33 - Sixth Plate Tintype of Baby on Blanket
With hand-tinted cheeks and ribbons on shoulders, mounted in embossed leather case. > Item Details
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