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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Quarter Plate Daguerreotype of Captain Walter Taylor,
Lot # 207 - Quarter Plate Daguerreotype of Captain Walter Taylor,
From Connecticut River Valley, VT, a distinguished middle age man of means identified by a piece of old paper attached to the pillow that reads, “gift Mrs. Jennie Babbit/Captain Walter Taylor.” Heitman lists no one named Walter Taylor that would correspond to a circa 1850 daguerreotype. This man m... > Item Details
Mathew Brady's Book <i>Great Americans</i>
Lot # 179 - Mathew Brady's Book Great Americans
Time-Life Books Inc., 1976. Titled Martin Brady's Great Americans: Prints From the Original Glass Negatives in the Meserve Collection. Padded cover with marbling design and gilt lettering showcasing author's signature on front. Front page is signed by Dorothy Meserve Kunhardt to ensure the authe... > Item Details
John Hillers, <i>Nan-Kun-To-Wip Valley, Utah</i>, Albumen Photograph
Lot # 296 - John Hillers, Nan-Kun-To-Wip Valley, Utah, Albumen Photograph
An albumen photograph identified in lower left negative as Nan-Kun-To-Wip Valley, Utah, with Hillers, Photo printed in negative at lower right, ca 1879; 9.75 x 13 in., mounted on board, 15.5 x 18.5 in. > Item Details
Tintypes of Racers With Their High Wheel Bicycles
Lot # 217 - Tintypes of Racers With Their High Wheel Bicycles
Lot of two sixth-plate tintypes, each showing a racer standing beside his bicycle in front of identical studio backdrops hung outdoors at an unidentified race or exhibition. Both men have medals pinned to their jackets. > Item Details
[EXPLORATION] Cook, Captain James
Lot # 183 - [EXPLORATION] Cook, Captain James
The Three Famous Voyages of Captain James Cook Round the World,... London: War, Lock, and Co., n.d. (ca 1890). 8vo, half-leather, 1152 pp plus 24 plates. Cook was killed in 1779, and the expedition returned in 1780, so possibly this compilation of his three voyages was triggered by the centennial. > Item Details
Zimmerman Cabinet Card of Man with Shotgun
Lot # 305 - Zimmerman Cabinet Card of Man with Shotgun
Ca 1890 gelatin silver print with strong tonality, showing a full length studio portrait of a bearded hunter wearing a corduroy suit and armed with a side-by-side percussion shotgun, with Zimmerman's St. Paul imprint on recto and penciled inscription See Oct Scribner 1879 on verso. We researched th... > Item Details
<i>Roll Of Honor</i>, Co. R, 15th New Foundland Volunteer Infantry
Lot # 6 - Roll Of Honor, Co. R, 15th New Foundland Volunteer Infantry
A chromolithograph Roll of Honor for Company R, 15th New Foundland Volunteer Infantry, featuring a Bald Eagle at top surrounded by American flags, looking down upon vignetted battle scenes, including the Battlefield of Gettysburg. The Roll of Honor also includes three columns, the first a list of re... > Item Details
U.S. Grant and Family CDV
Lot # 55 - U.S. Grant and Family CDV
A copy photograph of a seated U.S. Grant wearing his general's jacket and holding his trademark hat, with his son standing beside him and his wife standing in the background facing perpendicular to the camera. No imprint or inscription. > Item Details
Kurz & Allison Chromolithograph <i>The Battle of Franklin</i>
Lot # 7 - Kurz & Allison Chromolithograph The Battle of Franklin
showing the battle of Battle of Franklin, dated November 30, 1864 and includes the numbered loss of life l.l., marked l.r. copyrighted 1891 by Kurz & Allison Art Publishers, Chicago, IL. > Item Details
Boudoir Photograph of Comanche Beef Ration Day
Lot # 134 - Boudoir Photograph of Comanche Beef Ration Day
on anonymous white stock with a gilt border on the left side only, pencil inscribed Beef Ration Issue / Comanche Women below Ft. Sill, Indian Territory on verso, showing a group of women and children looking on as one of them inspects a carcass. > Item Details
<i>Battle of Atlanta - Death of McPherson</i> Kurz & Allison Chromolithograph
Lot # 10 - Battle of Atlanta - Death of McPherson Kurz & Allison Chromolithograph
A fine chromolithograph with the following title printed below the image: Battle of Atlanta / Death of Gen. James B. McPherson - July 22d 1864. Army of the Tennessee Engaged., copyrighted 1888, Kurz & Allison, Chicago, IL; 17.5 x 24.75 in., matted, framed, and glazed, 23.75 x 30.5 in. > Item Details
U.S. 19th Century Civil War and Post Civil War Photography
Lot # 51 - U.S. 19th Century Civil War and Post Civil War Photography
includes enlisted man's 6th plate tintype, officer's 6th plate tintype, officer's 9th plate tintype, oval; framed engraving of Robert E. Lee, engravings of Grant and Sherman, General Hooker's staff at Lookout Valley, TN, a scrapbook with assorted Civil War CDV's and a box of post war military stereo... > Item Details
Sixth Plate Daguerreotypes of Husband and Wife
Lot # 204 - Sixth Plate Daguerreotypes of Husband and Wife
Lot of 2. Anonymous, in wood frames, 3.75 x 4.25 in. with framer's label on verso. > Item Details
Gunter Surveyor's Chains, Group of Four, Plus Chaining Pins
Lot # 227 - Gunter Surveyor's Chains, Group of Four, Plus Chaining Pins
Lot of 5, including 4 chains with tags and handles, with the following lengths; 32 ft. 4 in.; 33 ft. 5 in.; 32 ft. 6 in.; and 33 in.; plus a set of surveyor's chaining pins. > Item Details
F.A. Rinehart Platinum Photograph of <i>Last Horse</i>
Lot # 129 - F.A. Rinehart Platinum Photograph of Last Horse
7.25" x 9.25", inscribed in the negative Last Horse, -Ogalalla(sic) Sioux- at lower center, Copyright 1899, F.A. Rinehart, Omaha at lower left, and No 1447 at lower right. The chief holds a catlinite pipe and wears a fine headdress and beadwork. > Item Details
L.A. Huffman Collotypes of Buffalo Herds
Lot # 302 - L.A. Huffman Collotypes of Buffalo Herds
Lot of 3 collotypes, each with Huffman's inked signature at l.r. and bearing no other imprints or inscriptions. One measures 8" x 10" and is titled elsewhere as A Buffalo Family, North Montana Prairies and dated either 1879 or 1880, making one on Huffman's earliest Western works after arriving in M... > Item Details
James Fisk, Jr. Clipped Signature, CDVs, and Other Ephemera
Lot # 174 - James Fisk, Jr. Clipped Signature, CDVs, and Other Ephemera
Lot of nine items related to James Fisk, Jr., the American stock broker and corporate executive, featuring Fisk's clipped autograph; four cdv photographs, including two portraits of Fisk, one in uniform with Howell's Broadway, NY imprint, and the other in civilian clothing with Geo. Stinson & Co.'s ... > Item Details
James A. Garfield Cabinet Card Photograph
Lot # 243 - James A. Garfield Cabinet Card Photograph
Ca 1881 albumen photograph on a light gray cabinet mount with gilt imprinted identification and maker mark Murray New York and Boston, below image, blank on verso. > Item Details
David S. Hoyt's Mexican War Appointment and Pension Papers, Plus
Lot # 95 - David S. Hoyt's Mexican War Appointment and Pension Papers, Plus
Lot of 7, including: appointment to Massachusetts Militia as Sergt. of a company of Light Infantry, dated 24 Aug. 1841; 2pp letter on letterhead from Adjutant General, 7 Dec. 1846, in response to raising a regiment to proceed to Mexico; 1p partially printed form for 5 companies of cavalry, dated onl... > Item Details
CDVs of Indian Wars Army Officers
Lot # 92 - CDVs of Indian Wars Army Officers
CDVs of Two Indian War Staff Officers, a husband/wife pair identified in pencil as “General John P. Hawkins (as captain) & Mrs. Genl John P. Hawkins/1869,” both with “Powelson’s/Detroit” back mark, with a second officer pencil identified as “Col. William A. Rucker” having “Scholten, St. Louis” impri... > Item Details
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