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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Half Plate Ambrotype of Couple at Niagara Falls
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Image features husband standing and wife seated on bench with Niagara Falls in the background. Housed in an embossed leather case. > Item Details
Revolutionary War Army Officer, Richard Varick, DS
Lot # 95 - Revolutionary War Army Officer, Richard Varick, DS
Contract between Varick as assignee of the mortgage on property in Jersey City and trustees of the Jersey Company, 13 Jan. 1825, 11 pp, 8 x 12.5 in. with ribbon and wax seal and blindstamp. Signed by Richard Varick and Peter Radcliff as President of the Jersey Company. The plan proposed includes bui... > 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
Philadelphia Surveys of Land, 1772-1773
Lot # 101 - Philadelphia Surveys of Land, 1772-1773
Lot of 2. First is 8 x 13.5 in., 23 July 1772. Survey of a strip of land 30 x 250 ft. between the properties of Joseph and James Bringhurst and land formerly belonging to Jonathan Dickinson "commonly called the Burnt Houses." Robert Dills for John Lukens, Surveyor General of Pennsylvania (including ... > Item Details
Two Cabinet Photographs of Husband/Wife Western Performers
Lot # 358 - Two Cabinet Photographs of Husband/Wife Western Performers
First photo features the husband holding a rifle in both hands besides his wife holding a bugle. Bottom marked Elmer Chickering. 21 West Street Boston Mass. Reverse side marked in pencil A.V. Babel Cowboy Pianist, Miss Mattee Babel Solo Cornetist. The second photo features a seated woman holding an ... > Item Details
Pro-Union Songsheets and Souvenir Book,
Lot # 197 - Pro-Union Songsheets and Souvenir Book,
lot of 3. Includes manuscript music and lyrics for The Prisoner's Hope, with 1866 date, decorated with print cutouts of McClellan, the Union flag and eagle. Approx. 7.5 x 12.5 in., although the edges are scuffed and missing some paper. The musical score and chorus are on the front, verses on back. T... > 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
Binghamton, NY Family CDV Album Featuring CDVs of Private in Uniform and Civilian Attire,
Lot # 173 - Binghamton, NY Family CDV Album Featuring CDVs of Private in Uniform and Civilian Attire,
Small album with embossed leather cover and 2 brass clasps. 35 cdvs, 5 gem tintypes, 5 tintypes and 2 other images. The tintype image of the uniformed soldier shows him with a sword, hat on his knee. Hat devices appear to be G, crossed sabers of the cavalry, and 10. There were 172 men in New York's ... > Item Details
<i>Linus</i>, the Oregon Wonder Horse Cabinet Card,
Lot # 41 - Linus, the Oregon Wonder Horse Cabinet Card,
Cabinet card of Linus the Oregon wonder horse. Linus the wonder horse was the main attraction of Bostock and Wombwell's menagerie, Britain's premier traveling zoo during the early 1900s. Linus was unique because he had a 17 ft. long tail and a double mane 13ft. on each side. The cabinet card feature... > Item Details
Three Cabinet Cards of Buffalo Bill,
Lot # 354 - Three Cabinet Cards of Buffalo Bill,
Lot of 3 includes one cabinet card featuring Buffalo Bill standing in front of rock holding rifle. Bottom labeled Buffalo Bill. PLUS another cabinet card photo featuring a side profile of Buffalo Bill. Bottom labeled Buffalo Bill. PLUS another cabinet card photo of Buffalo Bill lounging on a rock wi... > Item Details
Mt. Vernon Relic with Washington Portrait
Lot # 54 - Mt. Vernon Relic with Washington Portrait
Ca 1859. A Mount Vernon relic, home of George Washington. Wood medallion featuring fine engraving on obverse by American Bank Note Company featuring Washington portrait with Columbia, and Mt. Vernon in background. Reverse label dated November 14, 1859 details that wood frame is made of wood grown on... > Item Details
1940s Air France Full Sheet Chromolithographed Poster,
Lot # 239 - 1940s Air France Full Sheet Chromolithographed Poster,
24.4" x 39.5", entitled Air France Orient Extreme-Orient, showing colorful Bird of Paradise flying above oriental landscape with pagoda, signed in print lower left Lucien Boucher and marked in margins Printed in France 014-C6-AF Perceval, Paris. > Item Details
CDV of George Armstrong Custer,
Lot # 219 - CDV of George Armstrong Custer,
as Major General. Illustrated in Katz' Custer in Photographs [K-56], dated January 3, 1865, by Mathew Brady & Co. > 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
Death Valley, California Mining By-Laws, <i>Ubehebe Sunset Copper Mining Co.</i>
Lot # 310 - Death Valley, California Mining By-Laws, Ubehebe Sunset Copper Mining Co.
1907 mining by-laws of The Ubehebe Sunset Copper Mining Company, Ubehebe Mining District, Death Valley, California. Hard bound with some minor water damage with no loss of text. Only known copy. The Ubehebe Mining District was located in the most remote and desolate area of Death Valley. These are t... > Item Details
Pre-World War II Naval Photographic Archive, Plus,
Lot # 232 - Pre-World War II Naval Photographic Archive, Plus,
Lot of 14 includes a large scrapbook of Roy M. McKinney which contains various photographs, souvenirs, cartoons, news clippings, and letters documenting his naval career. PLUS a folded Japanese newspaper wrapped in a piece of paper that reads Oct. 19, U.S.S. Pittsburgh. PLUS a leather bound picture ... > Item Details
William H. Jackson Photographs of Southwestern Cliff Dwellings,
Lot # 247 - William H. Jackson Photographs of Southwestern Cliff Dwellings,
19 silver gelatin and one albumen; including twelve multiple views of Mesa Verde's cliff dwellings and Mancos canyon; seven images showing Mimbres artifacts found within the dwellings; and two Skulls of the Cliff Dwellers; all titled and copyrighted in negatives, sizes range from 4.25" x 7.25" to 7"... > Item Details
Elihu Barker's 1795 Map of Kentucky,
Lot # 134 - Elihu Barker's 1795 Map of Kentucky,
Engraved for Carey's American Edition of Guthrie's Geography improved. Engraved by W. Barker. Framed and glazed 16.25 x 22.25"; visible, 14 x 20"; print area of map, 9.25 x 20". This map would have been made just after statehood in 1792. > Item Details
Marine Engineers Beneficial Association Souvenir Manual
Lot # 334 - Marine Engineers Beneficial Association Souvenir Manual
1897 booklet Marine Engineers Beneficial Association Souvenir Manual and Directory of Members, San Francisco, California. Includes a list of officers, trustees and deligates, as well as a lengthy alphabetized directory of members, and some unusual text on first aid. > Item Details
Quarter Plate <i>Fontayne</i> Cincinnati Daguerreotype
Lot # 2 - Quarter Plate Fontayne Cincinnati Daguerreotype
Quarter plate daguerreotype of husband and wife with son in middle. Mat labeled Fontayne Cin. O. of Fontayne & Porter Gallery No. 30 4th St. Cincinnati. Housed in half of Matthew, VI. 6. Union case. > Item Details
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