Lot 357    

Buffalo Bill Cleveland, Ohio Glass Negative
3/3/2011 - ONLINE American History Timed Auction
Half-plate glass negative plus a modern 8" x 12" print from the negative, showing a large crowd gathered around performers and tepees on the public square of Cleveland, Ohio, with trains/streetcars in the background.
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3rd Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry, Co. K, Collection, Including Clothing Record Book
Lot # 24 - 3rd Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry, Co. K, Collection, Including Clothing Record Book
Lot includes: Co. K Clothing Record Book, 3rd Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry, Atlanta, GA, Nov. 10, 1864 - June 1865, 12mo leather account book; card of Peter Grave, listed in the clothing book, Grave appears to have been an officer in the veterans' organization of Co. K; discharge papers of Caleb Ell... > Item Details
Mark Twain Cabinet Card Photograph
Lot # 171 - Mark Twain Cabinet Card Photograph
Ca 1900 albumen print, stamped Mark Twain on the mount, which has been trimmed roughly 3/4" from the bottom. Also verso stamp from Siegel-Cooper Co./New York/Picture Department. > Item Details
Currier & Ives Lithograph with Advertising Overprint, <i>A.F. Dunavan & Son</i>
Lot # 118 - Currier & Ives Lithograph with Advertising Overprint, A.F. Dunavan & Son
A racially stereotyped hand-colored lithograph titled A Corinthian Race./A High Toned Start by Thos. Worth, imprinted with Currier & Ives' 1883 copyright line and the advertising overprint Presented by A.F. Dunavan & Son, Dayton, Ill./Manufacturers f the "Pennypacker" and "F.R.H.C.M. Co." Collars. ... > Item Details
Daguerreotypes & Ambrotype of Aged Men and Women, Including Boston School Case
Lot # 199 - Daguerreotypes & Ambrotype of Aged Men and Women, Including Boston School Case
Lot of three, including: a sixth-plate ambrotype of an older gentleman housed in a full pressed paper case, separated at the spine; two ninth-plate daguerreotypes of a middle aged man and woman, housed in same Boston School push-button case; and a sixth plate daguerreotype of an aged woman, housed i... > Item Details
CDV of Samuel F. Morse
Lot # 187 - CDV of Samuel F. Morse
A small oval albumen portrait on a red carte with gilt accents, imprinted Prof. Morse and with the 1872 copyright line of the Happy Hours Company. Trained as an artist and portrait painter, Morse spent the first 30 years of his life pursuing a creative endeavor that failed to earn him a living. He a... > Item Details
Buffalo Bill Cabinet Photograph by Stacy
Lot # 360 - Buffalo Bill Cabinet Photograph by Stacy
Early silver gelatin portrait of Cody in an embroidered buckskin jacket and his typical wide-brimmed hat, on a white Stacy mount showing a Brooklyn address, imprinted Col. W.F. Cody, "Buffalo Bill" /Wild West/ below image and with a Yours truly, W.F. Cody facsimile signature on verso, as well as the... > Item Details
Biographies of Thirteen 20th Century Presidents
Lot # 142 - Biographies of Thirteen 20th Century Presidents
Lot of 15. Includes biographies and other books about Theodore Roosevelt; Woodrow Wilson; Herbert Hoover; Franklin D. Roosevelt; Harry S. Truman; Dwight D. Eisenhower; John F. Kennedy; Lyndon B. Johnson (R.A. Caro 3 vols.); Richard Nixon; Gerald Ford; Jimmy Carter; Ronald Reagan; Bill Clinton. > Item Details
Collection of Racist Stereoviews
Lot # 288 - Collection of Racist Stereoviews
Lot of 25 stereoviews, including albumen, silver gelatin, and chromolithographed views, mostly from major publisher's such as Keystone, Underwood, and Strohmeyer & Wyman, and most with a racist caption written in stereotypical dialect. > Item Details
F.W. Glasier Lithographs of <i>Black Thunder</i> and <i>Big Turkey</i>
Lot # 88 - F.W. Glasier Lithographs of Black Thunder and Big Turkey
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Spanish American War Archive of Van Cook, Mansfield, OH
Lot # 77 - Spanish American War Archive of Van Cook, Mansfield, OH
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South Carolina Ginning Mill, Stereoview by G.N. Barnard
Lot # 299 - South Carolina Ginning Mill, Stereoview by G.N. Barnard
On a standard size yellow mount with Barnard's Charleston address and South Carolina Views imprinted on recto, titled on printed paper label applied to verso No. 85./Interior View of Ginning Mills Ginning Sea Island Cotton, on Alex. Knox's Plantation, Mt. Pleasant, near Charleston, S.C. > Item Details
Elko, Nevada Wagon Train and Chuckwagon Photograph
Lot # 353 - Elko, Nevada Wagon Train and Chuckwagon Photograph
6" x 8" photograph of a wagon train made up of sixteen mules and three covered wagons, one of which has the metal chimney of a chuckwagon. Two men and a woman holding a small child pose with the train in the barren desert of Elko County, Nevada. > Item Details
Real Photo Postcards of Trolley Car Conductor, Louisville, Kentucky
Lot # 210 - Real Photo Postcards of Trolley Car Conductor, Louisville, Kentucky
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<i>Hancock / English</i> Campaign Textile
Lot # 280 - Hancock / English Campaign Textile
An 18.5" x 21" printed cotton campaign textile, featuring jugate portraits of Winfield Scott Hancock/Democratic Candidate For President and William H. English/Democratic Candidate For Vice President. This campaign piece dates from the election of 1880, which pitted two highly respected former Union... > Item Details
San Antonio, Texas Street Life Stereoview by Doerr & Jacobson
Lot # 334 - San Antonio, Texas Street Life Stereoview by Doerr & Jacobson
Arch-top albumen views on a standard sized light gray mount with Doerr & Jacobson's verso imprint from their series Street Life in San Antonio, listing several views of which this one is presumably Breakfast on Military Plaza. > Item Details
<i>Illumination of the Pan-American Exposition</i>, Plus Related Photographs
Lot # 250 - Illumination of the Pan-American Exposition, Plus Related Photographs
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Touching Postmortem Ambrotype of Mother and Child
Lot # 166 - Touching Postmortem Ambrotype of Mother and Child
A quarter-plate ambrotype of a young mother staring into the camera with empty eyes, holding her one-to-two year old daughter. Exceptionally tinted, bringing out the blue-gray of the mother's tasseled dress and the lavender and green plaid of her deceased daughter's. Housed in a simple full leathe... > Item Details
Boudoir Photograph of a Finely Decorated Tent
Lot # 343 - Boudoir Photograph of a Finely Decorated Tent
An albumen image on an anonymous boudoir size mount, showing the interior of an impressively outfitted tent. Quite possibly a Wild West performer's tent, perhaps Annie Oakley, but compared to Annie Oakley's tent at the 1893 World's Fair, not the same interior. Nonetheless, the tent has all the tra... > Item Details
Lot of Early Photography
Lot # 228 - Lot of Early Photography
Lot of 10, including: a ninth-plate ambrotype of a man in a military style jacket, house in a pressed paper half case; a gold tinted ninth-plate tintype of an unidentified soldier, housed in a pressed paper half-case with a patriotic map featuring 30-star flags, a drum, cannon, and banner reading Th... > Item Details
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