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>Sportsman's Series</i> of Printed Stereoviews, Plus,
Lot # 275 - Sportsman's Series of Printed Stereoviews, Plus,
8 American Indian postcards with Northern Plains themes, 82 stereoviews of hunting and fishing scenes, and 18 stereoviews of Indian camp life; full set numbered 401 - 500; all in color. In original box with Sportsman's Series on top and remainder of box electrical taped. > Item Details
Eleazer Giles, 8th and 2nd Massachusetts, Civil War CDV,
Lot # 167 - Eleazer Giles, 8th and 2nd Massachusetts, Civil War CDV,
CDV of Eleazer Giles of Beverly, Massachusetts. Enlisted on 5/21/1859 as a 2nd lieutenant. Card is labeled E Giles Co. E. > Item Details
W.W. White Photograph of <i>The Son of Sitting Bull</i>
Lot # 259 - W.W. White Photograph of The Son of Sitting Bull
9.5 x 12.75 in. (sight), framed and glazed to 18 x 22 in. Back of an identical photo indicates that White had reproduction rights; it is also marked Process Charcoal. It is not clear who this is. Sitting Bull's son, Crow Foot, died at age 17. One Bull was adopted at that time (a nephew before adopti... > 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
San Juan Hill Veteran's Photograph of Company B, 6th Cavalry,
Lot # 222 - San Juan Hill Veteran's Photograph of Company B, 6th Cavalry,
A nice clear portrait of a number of uniformed soldiers of Co. B, including a canine mascot. Bottom of photo marked in ink, Fort Leavenworth Kansas, Oct 1899, Troop B. 6 Cavalry. The 6th cavalry took part in the battle of San Juan Hill alongside Teddy Roosevelt's Rough Riders the year before. One pa... > Item Details
Charles M. Bell Photographic Transparency of a Prairie Indian,
Lot # 243 - Charles M. Bell Photographic Transparency of a Prairie Indian,
glass positive encased in a wooden window frame, original portrait taken in Washington, D.C.; glass image 22" x 23", window 36.5" x 27". > Item Details
Boudoir Photograph of  Domingo, Mescalero Apache,
Lot # 251 - Boudoir Photograph of Domingo, Mescalero Apache,
albumen; titled in negative; from the Santa Fe Route series and with J.L. Clinton's Colorado Springs studio backmark. > Item Details
Two Military Appointments Signed by John Jay and George Clinton, Plus Letters Referring to Blennerhassett Affair,
Lot # 84 - Two Military Appointments Signed by John Jay and George Clinton, Plus Letters Referring to Blennerhassett Affair,
lot of 4. Appointments are 9.5 x 15", partially printed, Albany, both for Charles Cameron. First is dated 29 Aug. 1798, at rank of Ensign in the militia in the County of Ontario, signed by John Jay. Second is dated 7 March 1803, at rank of Captain, in the militia of Steuben County, signed by George ... > 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
Archive of 1801 Naval Spoilation Claims for Ship <i>Ganges</i>
Lot # 152 - Archive of 1801 Naval Spoilation Claims for Ship Ganges
“French Claims” litigation archive, 1830-1903. 17 items (one duplicate). Who says the government doesn’t pay up? When the American ship Ganges was captured by French naval ships in 1798, the ship’s owner, James Jarvis, filed a claim with the US government for reparations, and when funds for compens... > Item Details
Survey of James Buchanan's Land, 1863
Lot # 88 - Survey of James Buchanan's Land, 1863
13.5 x 16 in. sheet folded. First three pages have measurements and calculations of areas of "Northern field," "Upper field," and "Southern part." Top of first page: Calculation of Land in Manheim Twp. Lanc'ter Co. belonging to Hon. James Buchanan occupied by Col. S.G. Stambaugh. Surveyed Nov. 10, 1... > Item Details
Twelve Ohio GAR Ribbons & Medals,
Lot # 207 - Twelve Ohio GAR Ribbons & Medals,
ribbon sizes range from 5"-7", cello medallions ca 1.5" diameter. Many illustrated with Corps badges and other motifs. > 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
Early 20th Century Silver Gelatin Photograph of a Lynching
Lot # 83 - Early 20th Century Silver Gelatin Photograph of a Lynching
This image came from the personal effects of an FBI agent. It shows three white men, one with his pistol raised, surrounding a hanging black man. Mounted on black cardboard, 4.5 x 3.75 in. > Item Details
Scarce J.W. Fiske Ironworks <i>Illustrated Catalog of Vases</i>
Lot # 125 - Scarce J.W. Fiske Ironworks Illustrated Catalog of Vases
New York, n.d. but last quarter 19th century, small folio (approx. 13.75 in. tall), printed cardstock cover with cloth spine, 100 numbered pp, plus index page, 2 leaves fold out (4 items pictured on fold-outs). Wonderfully detailed engravings of ornamental iron vases. Fiske Iron Works was a dominant... > Item Details
James Monroe Presidential Land Grant
Lot # 85 - James Monroe Presidential Land Grant
Vellum, 8.5 x 13 in.; 27 September 1819; registered at the Land Office at Wooster, OH. Sold to Hugh McCulloch. > Item Details
<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
Geronimo and 101 Ranch Real Photo Postcards,
Lot # 250 - Geronimo and 101 Ranch Real Photo Postcards,
lot of 2. Unused postcard shows Geronimo with about a dozen others, most with Plains feather war bonnets (one with coup stick), one individual dressed in Cherokee style. Caption reads: Geronimo carving Buffalo meat for his Indians. Geronimo wears his painted rawhide Apache war hat, standing over a b... > Item Details
Ninth Plate Tintype of Black Mammy Posed with Three Generations of Women
Lot # 77 - Ninth Plate Tintype of Black Mammy Posed with Three Generations of Women
With mothers in background and seated grandmother between young child and mammy in chair holding baby. Mounted in child and lamb union case. > Item Details
Civil War Archive of Col. O.P. Taylor 51st and 161st OVI,
Lot # 183 - Civil War Archive of Col. O.P. Taylor 51st and 161st OVI,
lot of 19 items. Oliver Perry Taylor was 33 years old when he enlisted as a Colonel in the 161 OVI, a 100-day unit. The earliest item is an ALS from John Bingham declining an invitation to receive an unspecified honor, because he cannot get to Washington on the appropriate date. 1pp, Cincinnati, 17... > Item Details
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