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Bust of a Civil War Soldier
2/3/2011 - ONLINE American History Timed Auction
rear of statue stamped Parting Shot by Karselis 1989 and numbered 17/2500. 11" x 18" 17lbs.

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[AMERICAN INDIAN] <i>The Flute of the Gods</i>
Lot # 102 - [AMERICAN INDIAN] The Flute of the Gods
Ryan, Marah Ellis. The Flute of the Gods. New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1909. 8vo, brown cloth with painted lettering and applied illustration on cover, 338pp plus several illustrations. FFEP ink inscribed Katherine Griffith Youngs, Xmas 1910. > Item Details
Civil War-Era Turned Cover
Lot # 15 - Civil War-Era Turned Cover
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. > Item Details
L.A. Huffman Collotype of <i>The Old LU Bar Cow Camp</i>
Lot # 284 - L.A. Huffman Collotype of The Old LU Bar Cow Camp
A ca 1900 collotype by L.A. Huffman, 8.75" x 18.25", bearing Huffman's signature stamp at recto l.r., with no other imprints or inscriptions but titled elsewhere as The Old 'LU Bar' Cow Camp, North Montana, Built 1884. > Item Details
Fine Group of Figural Thermoplastic Cases
Lot # 201 - Fine Group of Figural Thermoplastic Cases
Lot of 6, including: 2 oval ninth-plate cases, one black with a floral design and housing a tintype of a man, one with a design showing two women, a baby, and a dog, housing a tintype of a young woman and containing a lock of braided brown hair; and 4 sixteenth-plate cases, one square and dark brown... > Item Details
Roland Reed Photographs of American Indians
Lot # 118 - Roland Reed Photographs of American Indians
Lot of 8 photographs by Roland Reed (1864-1934), famous Native American Indian photographer. Includes 11 x 13.75 in. photo of five indians sitting on rocks near a waterfall. Reverse side labeled in pencil Piegan's Mont. Brown Matt. PLUS 9.75 x 12 in. photo of Indian chief near shore gazing into the ... > Item Details
Yosemite Photographs Attributed to Hillers
Lot # 295 - Yosemite Photographs Attributed to Hillers
Lot of 5, 10 x 13 in. albumen images mounted on thick 11 x 14 in. gilt-edged boards, all but one with titles in the negative. Titles include: El Capitan; From Rail, Yosemite, Colo.; Yosemite Falls Cliff, Cal.; Junction Cliff, Kings River; and Moore's Cliff, Kings Rive, Cal.. > Item Details
U.S. Civil War <i>Casey's Infantry Tactics of 1861</i> Vol I and II
[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
Winter & Pond Photographs of Sitka, Alaska
Lot # 276 - Winter & Pond Photographs of Sitka, Alaska
Lot of four 4.25" x 7" albumen photographs on 7.25" x 10" mounts hand-stamped Continent Stereo Co. / 60 Nassau St. N.Y. on verso. All with an ink inscribed title on recto, including Indian Residence at Sitka, Alaska, Interior of Greek Church at Sitka, Alaska, Indian Village at Sitka, Alaska (two co... > Item Details
Carved <i>Mexico</i> Cane Featuring An Indian
Lot # 184 - Carved Mexico Cane Featuring An Indian
A small bat made from a single piece of wood with several carved and painted designs. Features an engraved and painted image of an Indian with raised knife. Above that near the top of the club, MEXICO is carved around the top. 25 1/2" total length. > Item Details
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Charter, 1941
Lot # 253 - National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Charter, 1941
An acceptance charter for the Hayti, Missouri, branch, signed by NAACP Chairman of the Board Louis T. Wright (1891-1952). 14" x 20", 17.5" x 21.5" with frame. > Item Details
Real Photo Postcards of Barge Canal Near Vischers Ferry, NY
Lot # 211 - Real Photo Postcards of Barge Canal Near Vischers Ferry, NY
Lot of 11 circa 1910 real photo postcards showing different views of the construction of the BARGE CANAL NEAR VISCHERS FERRY, N.Y., with four photos stamped as such at upper left. All cards are blank on verso except for the imprinted postcard template. The Vischers Ferry dam and the corresponding ... > Item Details
D.F. Barry Indian Burial Photograph
Lot # 127 - D.F. Barry Indian Burial Photograph
with Barry's blindstamp, showing a raised grave on the plains, inscribed on the photograph Dead Indians and Barry, Photo; 6 3/8" x 9". > Item Details
Companion Images of British Subject
Lot # 71 - Companion Images of British Subject
an animated sixth plate tintype group shot and CDV of a British junior officer wearing double breasted dark blue undress frock coat with brass buttons and military pattern forage cap. In the tintype he sports a pair of Smith and Wesson revolvers, one displayed prominently for the camera by a pard.... > Item Details
L.A. Huffman Collotype of <i>Throwing Rangers To The Roundup</i>
Lot # 285 - L.A. Huffman Collotype of Throwing Rangers To The Roundup
A ca 1907 collotype by L.A. Huffman, 8.75" x 20", bearing Huffman's signature stamp at recto l.r. and 111B at l.l., with no other imprints or inscriptions but titled elsewhere as Throwing Rangers to the Round-up, Big Dry, No. Mont. > Item Details
C.R. Savage Boudoir Card Photograph of <i>Temple Block, Salt Lake</i>
Lot # 306 - C.R. Savage Boudoir Card Photograph of Temple Block, Salt Lake
Albumen photograph, ca 1880s, titled in the negative Temple Block, Salt Lake. C.R. Savage. Photo. and imprinted on verso C.R. Savage, Art Bazar, Salt Lake City, Utah. / A complete assortment of Views of the Great West, showing the Salt Lake Temple under construction beside the completed Mormon Taber... > Item Details
Souvenir Edition of <i>Ford's Theatre</i> Handbill, April 14, 1865
Lot # 232 - Souvenir Edition of Ford's Theatre Handbill, April 14, 1865
18.5" x 5.5", with the spurious announcement that the President would be attending the performance. An early souvenir edition printed immediately after the assassination. > 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
Civil War Letters Between Henry VanBuren, NY 137th Inf., WIA Gettysburg, & Girlfriend
Lot # 16 - Civil War Letters Between Henry VanBuren, NY 137th Inf., WIA Gettysburg, & Girlfriend
Lot of 13 letters, plus assorted documents. Henry Van Buren mustered into F Co., NY 137th Infantry, as a Private on 9/3/1862, was promoted to Corporalin March 1863, wounded at Gettysburg on the second day of fighting, and transferred into the Veteran Reserve Corps on 1/1/1865. The letters date from... > Item Details
Cabinet Card of Apache Woman
Lot # 156 - Cabinet Card of Apache Woman
Ben Wittick, ca 1885. Captioned in negative Apache, No. 23. A young Apache woman wears a classic hide blouse with tin cone decorations and hide fringe with a calico cloth skirt. The bottom portion of her boot moccasins with their distinctive cactus guards are visible and she holds a basketry tray in... > Item Details
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