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Civil War Engraving After Felix Darley
2/3/2011 - ONLINE American History Timed Auction
Felix Darley (American, 1822-1888), ca 1860-1880, titled March to the Sea lower margin; 24.5 x 40.25 in.
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Civil War CDVs
Lot # 61 - Civil War CDVs
Lot of 18 popular wartime album fillers, all from engravings, all generals, all Confederate except for anonymous cartes of Grant and Sheridan, including a C.D. Fredricks & Co carte of Morgan, a E. Anthony carte of Beauregard, anonymous cartes of Lee, Stonewall Jackson, Bragg, A.S. Johnston, Joe John... > Item Details
Tintype of Two <i>Vermont</i> Baseball Players
Lot # 219 - Tintype of Two Vermont Baseball Players
sixth-plate studio shot of two young men in full Vermont baseball uniforms with early gloves in hand. > Item Details
Stereoview of <i>Man-That-Makes-The-Dust-Fly</i>
Lot # 124 - Stereoview of Man-That-Makes-The-Dust-Fly
Ink inscribed as such on verso of a standard size yellow mount lacking any imprint. Also inscribed in a different hand is Barclay White, which is the name of the Superintendent of Indian Affairs under President Grant, who may have been the original owner of the stereoview. > Item Details
<i>Historical War Map</i> of the Civil War
Lot # 33 - Historical War Map of the Civil War
Asher & Co., Indianapolis, IN. Printed paper over cardboard, cloth spine. 24mo booklet that accompanied the war map. 64 pages. A record of the war to March 1863. Lacking the large folding map, but still has the 4 small maps within the text. Most of the folding maps were removed from these booklets, ... > Item Details
U.S. 19th Century Civil War Bowie Knives, Lot of Two
Lot # 260 - U.S. 19th Century Civil War Bowie Knives, Lot of Two
first knife with 10" clipped point blade. Collector's tag reads The Waterman Knife: Found in the heart of a decayed elm tree four feet in diameter on the Waterman Farm three miles north of Hesperia in 1915. Second knife with 8" Bowie style blade with stag horn grips. Ricasso is illegible stamped wit... > Item Details
Small Bale of <i>Slave Cotton</i>
Lot # 255 - Small Bale of Slave Cotton
Cotton wrapped in burlap, affixed with an paper label inked Slave Cotton/Atlanta, Geo. and bound in string; ca 1865; 3" x 4.5" x 2" high. > Item Details
U.S. Indian War Canteen with Straps and Plug
Lot # 94 - U.S. Indian War Canteen with Straps and Plug
8" canteen with original Civil War contact itinials stamped on the spout. Proper leather carrying strap. > Item Details
Unusual Painted <i>Captain</i> Cape,
Lot # 225 - Unusual Painted Captain Cape,
Of unknown origin, but probably a fire captain's cape dating from the mid 19th century, as we have seen similar capes appear in daguerreotypes of early firefighters (one of which is offered in this auction, Lot 210: "Ninth Plate Daguerreotype of Fireman Holding Trumpet"). Measures, when laid flat, ... > Item Details
<i>Cincinnati & Whitewater Canal Co.</i> Notes
Lot # 171 - Cincinnati & Whitewater Canal Co. Notes
Lot of two, including one $1 note, inscribed No. 3658, payable to J Dickey, dated 30 July 1840, with signatures of Sam G Foote, Sec'y and J. Bonsall, Pres't, PLUS one $5 note, No. 3296, payable to S&H Howard & Co., dated 17 June 1840, and with the same executive signatures as the first. Both bills ... > Item Details
Abraham Lincoln U.S. Mint Medal
Lot # 234 - Abraham Lincoln U.S. Mint Medal
1.75" diameter; obverse with Abraham Lincoln President United States. arched over profile bust portrait by Barber, reverse with March 4, 1861 to April 15, 1865/Emancipation Proclamation Jan. 1 1863. > 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
Apache Infant in Cradle by Ben Wittick
Lot # 157 - Apache Infant in Cradle by Ben Wittick
3.75 x 5.5 in. print, unmounted, showing an infant in a shaded cradleboard among Wittick's familiar studio set (the same blanket, chair, and rock appear in many of his photographs). Circa 1887, captioned in the negative Apache baby and Wittick photo. > Item Details
<i>Active Service by John B. Castleman Major C.S.A. Brigadier General U.S.A.</i>
Lot # 29 - Active Service by John B. Castleman Major C.S.A. Brigadier General U.S.A.
published 1917 in Louisville, KY by the Courier-Journal Job Printing. Castleman's experiences in the Confederate army. > Item Details
Map of <i>Nez Perce Indian Reservns. and the Wallowa Valley</i>
Lot # 229 - Map of Nez Perce Indian Reservns. and the Wallowa Valley
9" x 10.5", ca 1876, showing an area including parts of Montana, Idaho, Washington, and Oregon, with shaded areas defining the Nez Perce Reservation under the Treaty of 1855, the Treaty of 1863, and the Wallowa Valley claimed by Young Joseph. A fine visual representation of the land restriction tha... > Item Details
New Mexico Stereoviews by Continent Stereoscopic Company
Lot # 281 - New Mexico Stereoviews by Continent Stereoscopic Company
Lot of 10. Eight are on flat beige round-corner mounts imprinted beside the photographs Continent Stereoscopic Company New York / Descriptive Views of the American Continent and five have a decorative rubber stamp on verso reading J. Gold, Dealer in Indian Pottery and Curiosities, Santa Fe, New Mex... > Item Details
Civil War-Era Rosewood Fife
Lot # 81 - Civil War-Era Rosewood Fife
Common style rosewood fife with polished brass ferrules, unmarked, fine old patina; 14 3/8" overall length. > Item Details
Lot of Three Swords
Lot # 261 - Lot of Three Swords
2 reproduction model 1860 U.S., German hanger ca 1810-1820. > 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
Samuel Du Pont, American Naval Officer, CDV by Brady
Lot # 67 - Samuel Du Pont, American Naval Officer, CDV by Brady
On an E.&H.T. Anthony backmarked card noting the photo comes from a Brady negative, pencil id'd on recto. Samuel Francis DuPont (1803-1865), born into the prominent du Pont family known for its eponymous chemical company which was then his uncle's gunpowder company, did not let his family's consider... > Item Details
Ninth Plate Daguerreotype of Fireman Holding Trumpet
Lot # 210 - Ninth Plate Daguerreotype of Fireman Holding Trumpet
c.1850, an unidentified fireman wearing distinctive early wide-brimmed fire hat made of leather, this with painted “MOUNT FAIR” on either side of stylized St. Florian, the adopted protector of firefighters. This man is protected by a thick wool double-breasted coat with large, plain buttons over whi... > Item Details
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