Lot 15    

Civil War-Era Turned Cover
2/3/2011 - ONLINE American History Timed Auction
3" x 5.5" envelope, turned inside out. Original addressee Mrs. and Mr. Crawford, Seales Station, Ala., visible inside envelope, with a canceled Confederate 10 cent stamp, S.J. Boling, [illegible] Butler City, Ala., and a Seales Station, Ala., Aug 24 handwritten postmark on the outside.

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albumen image, 9”x 6” mount under original oval mat with gold double border, having imprint of “Lazelle & McMullin, Petersburg, Va.” on verso over cancelled red 5-cent revenue stamp. A concentration of magnificently constructed log buildings with extensive fretwork details and cross hatch fences bui... > Item Details
CDV of General Jesse Reno KIA South Mountain
Lot # 43 - CDV of General Jesse Reno KIA South Mountain
on plain white stock with Reno in pencil below image and a J.E. McClees backmark showing his Philadelphia address. General Jesse L. Reno (1823-1862) served as an officer in the Mexican-American War and a Union Major General in the Civil War, and was killed while fighting alongside his troops at the... > Item Details
Dahlgren Bayonet
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Lot # 308 - T. W. Ingersoll Stereoview of Buffalo Hunting, Montana
standard size view on curved yellow stock with imprint of T.W. Ingersoll showing his St. Paul, MN, address and the series title Sporting & Hunting Views. / New Series.. Titled in the negative 2687 Buffalo Hunting, Montana.. Blank on verso. > Item Details
Ben Wittick Photograph of a Hopi Maiden
Lot # 153 - Ben Wittick Photograph of a Hopi Maiden
Silver gelatin print, 4" x 6", from the negative of a photo likely taken in 1884 when Wittick traveled Atlantic & Pacific Railroad through Northern Arizona, with Wittick Photo and Moqui Indian girl of Hraipi Pueblo, A.T. inscribed in the negative. "Moqui" was another name used to refer to the Hopi ... > Item Details
<i>Major General Franz Sigel</i> Lithograph by Currier & Ives
Lot # 11 - Major General Franz Sigel Lithograph by Currier & Ives
Hand colored, titled in the print Major-Gen'l Franz Sigel/The Hero of the West., with undated Currier & Ives copyright line. 10" x 14.5", 13.25" x 18.25" with frame. > Item Details
J.C.H. Grabill Cabinet Card Portrait of Young Woman Identified as <i>Minnie</i>
Lot # 310 - J.C.H. Grabill Cabinet Card Portrait of Young Woman Identified as Minnie
Ca 1891 albumen vignette portrait of a young woman wearing an elaborate needlework collar, ink inscribed in the lower left of the print Minnie, on a peach mount with gold beveled edges gilt imprinted J.C.H. Grabill, Official Photographer of the Black Hills & F.P.R.R., and Home State Mining Co., Stud... > Item Details
Four Cased Daguerreotypes and Ambrotypes, Plus
Lot # 206 - Four Cased Daguerreotypes and Ambrotypes, Plus
Lot consists of three cased daguerreotypes, one cased ambrotype, and an uncased tintype, all unidentified. The daguerreotypes include: a sixth-plate of an older bespectacled man, housed in full geometric pressed paper case; a sixth-plate of an older woman wearing a bonnet, housed in a full floral/ge... > Item Details
Ninth Plate Ambrotype of New Hampshire Volunteer Holding Knife,
Lot # 41 - Ninth Plate Ambrotype of New Hampshire Volunteer Holding Knife,
unidentified early war private wearing sack coat and forage cap sporting a utility knife. His kepi bears an illegible company letter and infantry horn over “NHV." > Item Details
Fine Portrait of Harrison Quapaw by Jones, Baxter Springs, Kansas
Lot # 108 - Fine Portrait of Harrison Quapaw by Jones, Baxter Springs, Kansas
Ca 1900s oval albumen portrait on a taupe 5" x 7" mount blindstamped Claude Jones/Baxter Springs, Kan., pencil inscribed on verso Harrison Quapaw, of Baxter Spgs Kans. > Item Details
Civil War CDV of Captain Francis Schelling, 41st PA
Lot # 47 - Civil War CDV of Captain Francis Schelling, 41st PA
hand-colored CDV with a C.C. Doty backmark showing his Elmira, NY, address and inscribed Yours verry Respectfully, Capt F Schelling in period ink on verso. Francis Schelling was commissioned a 1st Lieutenant into E Company, PA 41st Infantry on May 30, 1861, promoted to Captain March 28, 1862, and t... > Item Details
1879 Ft. Seldon, New Mexico Letter
Lot # 86 - 1879 Ft. Seldon, New Mexico Letter
ALS, by 1st Lieut. 9th Cav. John Couline, AAQM. Regarding an account with Mr. L.M. Menger, San Antonio, TX. While the letter isn't particularly stimulating reading, it is an example of a rather rare missive. During the second half of the decade of the 1870s, the Apaches were raiding non-native settl... > Item Details
Sixth Plate Tintype of Young NCO,
Lot # 70 - Sixth Plate Tintype of Young NCO,
portrait of a infantryman wearing nine button frock coat and rectangular eagle belt plate. He grasps a M1840 NCO sword. A modern slip of paper identifies the soldier simply as “R.E., My Father/Chillicothe.” > Item Details
Two Tintypes of Tennis Players
Lot # 218 - Two Tintypes of Tennis Players
both sixth-plates, including a studio shot of a man and woman facing each other in front of a pastoral backdrop with rackets in the air pretending to swing, PLUS a studio shot of two men and two women, all wearing hats, holding rackets and peering over a wall. > Item Details
Cabinet Card of Plateau Indians with White Gentleman
Lot # 146 - Cabinet Card of Plateau Indians with White Gentleman
Silver gelatin print on a C.W. Hansen, Lewiston imprinted cabinet mount, showing seven Indians of varying ages and styles of dress posed with a large white man. Framed, 7.5" x 9.5" overall. Not removed from frame for examination, so any verso imprints or inscriptions unknown. > Item Details
T.M. Concannon Boudoir Photograph of Coffeyville, Kansas Street Scene
Lot # 277 - T.M. Concannon Boudoir Photograph of Coffeyville, Kansas Street Scene
ca 1880s albumen on a square corner mount, with verso imprint of T.M. Concannon stamped above ink inscription Now with followed by the stamped imprint of C.G. Glass. > Item Details
Sixth Plate Ruby Ambrotype of Boy-Zouave,
Lot # 39 - Sixth Plate Ruby Ambrotype of Boy-Zouave,
an unidentified portrait of a painfully youthful private wearing the distinctive jacket of the 72nd Pennsylvania, Baxter’s Fire Zouaves. The coat is dark blue trimmed red with two rows of ball buttons, identical to the uniform worn by the two Baxter Fire Zouave privates depicted in McAfee’s Zouaves... > Item Details
Union General Daniel Sickles CDV by Brady
Lot # 45 - Union General Daniel Sickles CDV by Brady
Verso imprint of E.&H.T. Anthony noting the photo is from a Brady negative. > Item Details
Early 20th Century Railroad Construction Photographs
Lot # 272 - Early 20th Century Railroad Construction Photographs
Lot of seven, including: two 4.75" x 7.75" albumen photographs on similar 8" x 10" gray mounts, with no imprints or inscriptions, showing different views of the same lumber mill; three 4.75" x 6.75" albumen photographs on similar 7" x 9" cream embossed border mounts with no imprints or inscriptions,... > Item Details
Civil War Era Sewing Kit
Lot # 76 - Civil War Era Sewing Kit
Lot of 3, including a package of Blood's Patent Helix Needles, dated 1863, with five needles remaining, a pair of small metal scissors, and a hand-carved bone thread hook, with L x M on one side and A x C below a flower on the other. > Item Details
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