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Sweet Caporal Lady Actress Cards Including Topless Portrait
Special Collections: American History, Nov. 11th, 2010
Lot of 9, 1.5" x 2.5", with Absolutely Pure / The Old Reliable Sweet Caporal Cigarette / Has Stood the Test of Time. / More Sold Than All Other Brands Combined printed on verso. Includes a rare topless portrait, of a Mrs. Fitzherbert.

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Toning as expected, edge wear, else very good.
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California <i>Old Mining</i> Photograph by Geo. Edw. Hall
Lot # 194 - California Old Mining Photograph by Geo. Edw. Hall
Arch-top photograph mounted on a brown 8" x 10" card printed with Hall's Gold Run, CA, address and ink inscribed Representing the "Old Mining" work of early days at the bottom of the photo. > Item Details
Entertainer Margaret Speaks TLS
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on Margaret Speaks stationery, dated March 23d, 1942, reading in full Dear Mr. Strelka: I was very pleased to recieve your letter and am delighted to enclose an autograph for your collection. With best wishes for success in your hobby. Signed in black ink. > Item Details
1937 Ohio River Flood Photographs,
Lot # 165 - 1937 Ohio River Flood Photographs,
in obl. binder 12 x 23.75", black "leatherette" with Ohio River Flood, January-February 1937 in gilt on front. Panoramic aerial images 9.5 x 19" with hand lettered captions in white on black "construction paper" pages. Taken Jan. 25, 1937: Huntington, W. Va. (2, views from different directions); Dam... > Item Details
Abraham Lincoln Illustration,
Lot # 83 - Abraham Lincoln Illustration,
a charming, anonymous depiction of Abraham Lincoln taking notes on board a river boat while an African American woman and two children observe the president, with a well-dressed gentleman to Lincoln's left and an armed soldier standing guard at his right; gouache on board, 10.5 x 10.5" (sight), fram... > Item Details
Civil War-Era CDVs
Lot # 44 - Civil War-Era CDVs
Lot of 4 albumen CDVs, including a photo of Col. Noah Orr (1836-1882), billed by Barnum & Bailey as the world's tallest man, standing beside a much smaller man with D.H. Wright's Terre Haute, Indiana imprint and pencil inscribed identification on verso, PLUS a photo of a cavalryman with binoculars s... > Item Details
Mixed Lot of Civil War CDVs
Lot # 45 - Mixed Lot of Civil War CDVs
Lot of 8, all unidentified, including a Silsbee, Case & Co. of Boston backmarked studio shot of a man displaying a Company D, Infantry kepi, PLUS a W.B. Eastman of Boston studio shot of a uniformed officer, PLUS a G.F. Child of Washington portrait of a man in civilian dress, PLUS a CDV of a young ma... > Item Details
Sixth Plate English-Style Ambrotype of Two Gentlemen at the Beach, Plus
Lot # 130 - Sixth Plate English-Style Ambrotype of Two Gentlemen at the Beach, Plus
Lot of 5, including ambrotype, turn-of-the-century family photo album, quarter plate embossed calf case with gilt highlights, a heavily damaged sixth plate daguerreotype, and a sixth plate mat. The men in the ambrotype are wearing boaters (hats), popular around the turn of the century as summer head... > Item Details
Alonzo Bell Transcript of Meeting with General Grant
Lot # 108 - Alonzo Bell Transcript of Meeting with General Grant
5pp. Account of an interview with Gen. U.S. Grant in the evening of Dec 11th, 1866, handwritten by Alonzo Bell (d. 1906), a Civil War volunteer from New York City who would later become Asst. Secretary of the Interior, on stationery printed Treasury Department, Second Auditor's Office. The transci... > Item Details
Civil War Era Letter with Battle of Monroe Content
Lot # 11 - Civil War Era Letter with Battle of Monroe Content
Lot of two, includes one letter written on lined paper by a Johnny Lawrence and dated Waverly July 22nd 1861. Addressed to his grandfather, he recounts the story of George and Adelbert, presumably his brothers or cousins, and their experience at the Battle at Munroe. The other letter is in an enve... > Item Details
Sitting Bull's Nephews <i>One Bull</i> and <i>White Bull</i> Photograph
Lot # 70 - Sitting Bull's Nephews One Bull and White Bull Photograph
5" x 7" photograph by Leo D. Harris taken on July 8, 1934 in Little Eagle, SD. One Bull and White Bull were the only living nephews of Sitting Bull at the time of the photo. > Item Details
Civil War Letter To Wife From Camp Near Potomac, 1863
Lot # 17 - Civil War Letter To Wife From Camp Near Potomac, 1863
Possibly written by William Bryan, Co. M, 8th IL Cavalry. 3pp letter, dated Camp near Potomac Creek, Va, March 17 1863, and addressed to My darling wife. Bryan is describing the state of his recovery after an unspecified injury or illness when not pouting about how much he misses his wife. Includ... > Item Details
Robert E. Lee Lithograph
Lot # 5 - Robert E. Lee Lithograph
with Bradley & Co. copyright line, 16" x 22", framed 18.5" x 24.5" overall. > Item Details
GAR, 25th Annual Encampment, Department of Ohio, 1891 Flask
Lot # 32 - GAR, 25th Annual Encampment, Department of Ohio, 1891 Flask
3" diameter ceramic flask, 0.75" deep, with image of Edwin M. Stanton, Lincoln's Secretary of War, by Filson and Helms on obverse, and 25th Annual Encampment, Steubenville surrounding a stylized GAR Department of the Ohio. 1891 on reverse; complete with cork stopper and brass ring. > Item Details
Chicago, IL Stereoviews Before and After the Fire of 1871
Lot # 144 - Chicago, IL Stereoviews Before and After the Fire of 1871
Lot of 19. All imprinted Copelin & Hine, Photographers, Chicago, Ill, and either Stereoscopic Views of Chicago Before the Fire (12 views), or Views of the Ruins of Chicago / October, 1871 (7 views) on recto. On red or yellow card stock with no markings on verso and all cards are captioned in penci... > Item Details
Alaska Gold Mining Stereoviews
Lot # 193 - Alaska Gold Mining Stereoviews
Lot of 10. All imprinted Keystone View Company, Copyright [1897-1900] by B.L. Singley, five cards on orange card stock, five on cream card stock, all with captions on recto and descriptions on verso. Eight views depict miners' travels and camps, one shows an ice gorge, and one a family of Malamut ... > Item Details
Oklahoma Land Rush Boudoir Card Photograph
Lot # 197 - Oklahoma Land Rush Boudoir Card Photograph
On a brown mount, no photographer or publisher imprint, with Oklahoma handwritten in ink in the upper left of the photograph, showing ten men at a camp on the plains, with a wagon, tents, and permanent buildings in view. One man stands next to a horse and three hold young fawns on leashes. > Item Details
F.J. Haynes Photo of the Villard
Lot # 195 - F.J. Haynes Photo of the Villard "Gold Spike" Expedition
8" x 10" photograph with printed caption The Villard "Gold Spike" Excursion / Opening of the Northern Pacific Railroad, Sept 8, 1883 beneath photo, on a card imprinted F. Jay Haynes, Fargo, Dakota with a catalogue of other available views on verso. > Item Details
Programme of Re-Raising Fort Sumter Flag
Lot # 26 - Programme of Re-Raising Fort Sumter Flag
4pp, 8vo, fully titled Programme of the Order of Exercises at the Re-Raising of the United States Flag on Fort Sumter Charleston, S.C., April 14th, 1865, Upon the Fourth Anniversary of the fall of the Fort. Printed at "The New South" Office, Port Royal, S.C. and imprinted Verbatim Copy of Original,... > Item Details
Ten <I>Howard Pyle</I> Engravings from <I>Harpers</I> including Christmas,
Lot # 82 - Ten Howard Pyle Engravings from Harpers including Christmas,
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Cabinet Card of Two Men Armed with Rifles
Lot # 133 - Cabinet Card of Two Men Armed with Rifles
on a cream card marked Wm. Cass of Grand Haven, Michigan, below image, showing a studio shot of two sharply dressed young men in bowler hats, each holding a double barrel shotgun, and leaning on what appears to be a large piece of coral or volcanic rock, with a dog in the foreground. > Item Details
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