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Major General Franz Sigel Lithograph by Currier & Ives
2/3/2011 - ONLINE American History Timed Auction
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.

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Lot # 26 - [CIVIL WAR] Medical and Surgical History
Barnes, Joseph K. and Woodward, Joseph Janvier. Medical and Surgical History of the War of the Rebellion. Part II. Volume I. Medical History. Washington (DC): GPO, 1879. 4to, green cloth, 869pp. Much of the volume concerns diarrhea and dysentery, with many plates of colons. As unappetizing as the su... > 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
Cabinet Photograph of <i>Big Tree and his Son, Kiowa</i>, Attributed to Choate
Lot # 130 - Cabinet Photograph of Big Tree and his Son, Kiowa, Attributed to Choate
Albumen photograph on anonymous white stock roughly trimmed to the size of the print, 4" x 5.75", showing a studio shot of Chief Big Tree wearing a mixture of European dress and traditional accoutrements, next to his son who wears a full suit and tie. Chief Big Tree (1850-1929) was convicted of mu... > Item Details
7th Cavalry Photograph, Ca 1890-1895
Lot # 90 - 7th Cavalry Photograph, Ca 1890-1895
4.75" x 7.75" albumen photograph mounted on a card cut to the same dimensions, no imprint or inscription, showing 16 members of the U.S. 7th Cavalry, identifiable by their hats, posed in front of a tipi on the plains. > Item Details
Civil War 7th OVI Folk Art Box
Lot # 80 - Civil War 7th OVI Folk Art Box
pine, 7.5" x 11" x 5.25" high, painted black with a crudely carved shield eagle on the front face, over the metal locking mechanism (which no longer works). The top features a sunken nameplate area which is carved ??????? Tyler/7th OVI and the bottom of the box has the partly legible pencil inscrip... > 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
Cabinet Card of an Otoe Indian
Lot # 141 - Cabinet Card of an Otoe Indian
Circa 1895 silver gelatin print on a T. Craft/Oklahoma City, O.T. imprinted mount, blank on verso. Full-length studio shot of an older Otoe chief sporting a large single coup feather and holding a collection of eagle feathers, dressed in fine beadwork leggings and moccasins. He also wears a large ... > Item Details
Yellowstone Hand-Colored Mounted Photographs by Haynes
Lot # 291 - Yellowstone Hand-Colored Mounted Photographs by Haynes
Lot of 9 beautifully hand-colored albumen photographs, ca 1880s, x" on 9" x 12.5" mounts, 8 of which have an ink inscribed title directly below the print, including: Giantess Geyser, Grotto Geyser, Old Faithful Geyser, Minerva Terrace, Castle Well & Cone, Paint Pots, Golden Gate, Great Falls from be... > Item Details
U.S. Mexican War Era and Civil War Cannonballs and Grapeshot, Lot of 11
Lot # 73 - U.S. Mexican War Era and Civil War Cannonballs and Grapeshot, Lot of 11
Black Hawk War cannonball from 1832. Mexican War relics include two large grapeshot on a wooden base. Two medium size grapeshot made of lead and iron. Two more smaller size grapeshot. Both with tags that read Battle of Cerro Gordo April 17&18, 1847. Civil War relics include two six pound cannon ball... > 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
E.A. Hegg Photograph of <i>Dyea, Alaska</i>
Lot # 297 - E.A. Hegg Photograph of Dyea, Alaska
6" x 8" silver gelatin print inscribed in the negative Dyea, Alaska and E.A. Hegg, on a 9" x 11" mount with verso hand stamp of the Olympic News Stand in Dyea. Dyea was established almost overnight at the outbreak of the Klondike Gold Rush in 1897. Situated at the head of the famous Chilkoot Trail,... > Item Details
<i>Champion Harvesting Machinery</i> Chromo Poster With Benjamin Harrison
Lot # 237 - Champion Harvesting Machinery Chromo Poster With Benjamin Harrison
A chromolithograph poster advertising Champion Harvesting Machinery. Poster features President Benjamin Harrison diving a piece of horsedrawn machinery, with a tran and mountain scene in the background. Caption reads The improved Champion mower. President Harrison is the driver and is as comfortable... > 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
Tom Thumb Wedding CDVs
Lot # 199 - Tom Thumb Wedding CDVs
Lot of 4, including 3 ca 1863 blindtsamped and E.&H.T. Anthony backmarked cartes from Brady negatives, one with gilt imprint on recto The Fairy Wedding Group showing Charles Stratton, better known as "General Tom Thumb," his bride Lavinia Warren, maid of honor Minnie Warren, Lavinia's even smaller s... > Item Details
Slave Bill of Sale, 1833
Lot # 251 - Slave Bill of Sale, 1833
In black ink, reading in full: Know all men by these preasents that I Saml. Wakefield for and in consideration of the sum of four hundred and fifty dollars to me in hand paid the receipt there of is here by acknowledged I have this day bargained & sold to D P Jackson a mollattoe girl by the name of ... > Item Details
Boudoir Photograph of American Indian Students, Attributed to Choate
Lot # 131 - Boudoir Photograph of American Indian Students, Attributed to Choate
ca 1890 albumen photograph on a Boudoir size mount blindstamped Choate, Carlisle, Pa., showing three young males in cadet uniforms. They are undoubtedly from the Carlisle Indian Industrial School, and this photograph typifies the "after" shots that Superintendent Pratt had taken to show off the "pr... > Item Details
Tennessee <i>$30 REWARD</i> Poster for Two African Americans & Mulatto
Lot # 248 - Tennessee $30 REWARD Poster for Two African Americans & Mulatto
ca 1919, 6" x 8", issued by B.A. Thompson, Sheriff Weakley County, Dresden, Tenn., for the arrest three men who escaped from the Weakley County jail on the night of Feb. 18, 1919, awaiting trial on charges of carrying a pistol, forgery, and larceny of an automobile. > 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
A. Frank Randall Albumen Photo of <i>Papoose (Baby)</i>, Apache
Lot # - A. Frank Randall Albumen Photo of Papoose (Baby), Apache
A ca 1885 studio portrait showing an Apache mother facing away from the camera and her baby peeking out of its cradleboard, looking directly at the camera; 4" x 7.25" mounted on 5.5" x 11" paper imprinted Papoose(Baby). A. Frank Randall worked out of Wilcox, Ariz., in the years 1883-88. > Item Details
British Enfield Bayonet with Scabbard.
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