Lot 19    

Rhode Island Civil War Recognition Certificate
Special Collections: American History, Nov. 11th, 2010
recognizing Capt. Phanuel E. Bishop Co. B 14th R.I.H.A. and dated Providence, May 4th 1869, signed by Rhode Island Governor and former Union General Ambrose E. Burnside; 13" x 16", framed, 13.75" x 16.75" overall.

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Light, even toning, small dampstain in bottom margin, else very good.
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Wells Fargo & Co. Express Ephemera, Early 20th Century,
Lot # 180 - Wells Fargo & Co. Express Ephemera, Early 20th Century,
lot of 4. Includes Register of Way-Bills Forwarded, 8.75 x 9.5 in., plain cardboard covers with cloth tape spine; unusued. Front label pre-printed for 19___. Driver's Receipt Book, obl. 4.25 x 8.5 in. Preprinted for 191__; unused. Express Classification and Tables of Graduated Charges....Issued Apri... > 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
Hollywood Film Stills From <i>My Pal Gus</i> (1952)
Lot # 96 - Hollywood Film Stills From My Pal Gus (1952)
Lot of 75, from the film starring Richard Widmark and Joane Dru, including scene stills and publicity portraits; 7.5" x 9.25". > Item Details
Colorado and Grand Canyon of the Arkansas Photographs
Lot # 190 - Colorado and Grand Canyon of the Arkansas Photographs
Lot of three, including a 5" x 8" photo of a pack mule on a inclined track wearing a sign reading I HELPED TO BUILD PIKES PEAK RAILROAD, copyrighted Oct. 14, 1891, on a The W.E. Hook Wholesome View Co., Colorado Springs, Colo. imprinted mount. Also included are two smaller photos labeled Clear Cree... > Item Details
Fragment of the Skin from the Wreck of the U.S.S. <i>Shenandoah</i>,
Lot # 172 - Fragment of the Skin from the Wreck of the U.S.S. Shenandoah,
3" x 15" cloth fragment recovered from the crash site in Ohio with inked Wreck/Of/Shenandoah written on it. USS Shenandoah was the first of four United States Navy rigid airships. She was built from 1922 to 1923 at Lakehurst Naval Air Station, and first flew in September 1923. She contributed to the... > Item Details
Sweet Caporal Lady Actress Cards Including Topless Portrait
Lot # 1 - Sweet Caporal Lady Actress Cards Including Topless Portrait
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. > Item Details
CDVs of Osage and Omaha Chiefs From Kansas
Lot # 76 - CDVs of Osage and Omaha Chiefs From Kansas
Lot of two, including an a ca 1870s albumen photograph with the pencil inscribed caption Little Bear Chief of Osages below image and Parker & Daugherty of Fort Scott, Kansas, imprints on recto and verso, PLUS an albumen photograph of an unidentified chief, probably Otoe or Omaha, on the verso side o... > Item Details
Hollywood Film Stills From <i>Samson & Delilah</i>, Plus
Lot # 98 - Hollywood Film Stills From Samson & Delilah, Plus
Lot of 59, including several from Cecil B. DeMille's Samson and Delilah(1949), Fortunes of Captain Blood(1950), Quebec(1951), one from Cripple Creek(1952), and many unlabeled stills. > Item Details
Pair of Signed E. Garcia Spurs
Lot # 184 - Pair of Signed E. Garcia Spurs
Stainless steel with one face completely covered with sheet silver and engraved with floral scroll work, inside yoke is 3.15 in. with original leather with engraved nickel mounts. > Item Details
Ten <I>Howard Pyle</I> Engravings from <I>Harpers</I> including Christmas,
Lot # 82 - Ten Howard Pyle Engravings from Harpers including Christmas,
lot includes 10 engravings by Howard Pyle from different issues of Harper's Weekly, featuring various domestic scenes, such as a family admiring their Christmas tree, as well as a scene entitled Christmas Morning in Old New York, plus several depictions of men interacting with women; plate sizes var... > Item Details
World War I <i>For Home and Country</i> Poster
Lot # 63 - World War I For Home and Country Poster
20" x 30", WWI Victory Liberty Loan poster by Alfred Everitt Orr (1886-1949), published by the New York Lithographic Co. in 1918. For Home and Country above a soldier hugging wife and child with Victory Liberty Loan at bottom and Alfred Everitt Orr - 18 at l.r. > Item Details
Collection of Daguerreotypes, Ambrotypes, Tintypes, CDVs, and Other Early Photography,
Lot # 140 - Collection of Daguerreotypes, Ambrotypes, Tintypes, CDVs, and Other Early Photography,
huge lot. Daguerreotypes: 1 quarter plate, no case; 1 sixth plate in full case; 3 sixth plates, no cases; 1 mat, preserver and glass, no case, no dag; 1 ninth plate in fill case. Ambrotypes: 1 quarter plate; 4 sixth plates, one in full case, two in half cases, one of which is a postmortem of toddler... > 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
Two General Orders from the Mexican War, 1848
Lot # 57 - Two General Orders from the Mexican War, 1848
Lot includes: General Orders - No. 3, dated 3 Jan 1848, Mexico, describing a military commission which heard charges against Richard Albert Singleton, TN Vols., for murder; Thomas Figaroa for theft; John T. Misiner for stealing public property; Jose Maria Garcillasso for Purchasing arms from an Amer... > Item Details
Detroit, Michigan Stereoviews, 1870s
Lot # 145 - Detroit, Michigan Stereoviews, 1870s
Lot of 6, including five on yellow card stock, imprinted Views of Detroit and L. Black & Co., Opticians, 194 Jefferson Avenue at either side of recto. The views are captioned and depict Post Office and U.S. Custom House, Michigan Exchange, Campus Martius and Opera House, House of Correction, and Bo... > 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
<i>Barnum & Bailey Official Program and Book of Wonders</i>, 1903
Lot # 164 - Barnum & Bailey Official Program and Book of Wonders, 1903
7.25" x 9.5", 64pp. The Official Programme and Book of Wonders Combined of the Greatest Show on Earth with Full Descriptions of the Human Abnormalities and Rare Animals, published by George Arlington, New York: 1903 with full-color wraps and comprised of 32 pages of period advertisements and 32 pag... > Item Details
John, Jackie, and Robert Kennedy Collection of Papers
Lot # 109 - John, Jackie, and Robert Kennedy Collection of Papers
An assortment of documents relating to the Kennedy family, including a typed letter signed by Robert F. Kennedy from Volunteers for Johnson-Humphrey-Kennedy headquarters in New York, a thank you card from the office of Jackie Kennedy for sympathies toward her husband's death and 8" x 10" photo of th... > Item Details
<i>Fort Moultrie, Charleston</i> and <i>Railroad Battery</i> Steel Engravings
Lot # 4 - Fort Moultrie, Charleston and Railroad Battery Steel Engravings
Two steel engravings, one captioned Fort Moultrie, Charleston, with Fort Sumter in the Distance, measuring 4" x 6", matted, 7" x 9" overall, the other captioned A Railroad Battery, 4" x 6", matted, 8" x 10" overall. > Item Details
Important Robert Dale Owen Autograph Letter Signed and CDV
Lot # 114 - Important Robert Dale Owen Autograph Letter Signed and CDV
New Harmony, Ind., September 19, 1859, to John W. Foster (Secretary of State under Benjamin Harrison), declining an invitation to speak at a function in Evansville, Ind., (quite likely an anti-slavery meeting). 4pp. 8vo. Toning along left margin of first page. Together with a CDV portrait of Owen ta... > Item Details
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