Lot 6    

Ninth Plate Oval Daguerreotype of 22nd NYSM Corporal
6/23/2011 - American History, Including the Civil War
Unidentified, plate measures 1.5 x 2 in. The 22nd Regiment NY State Militia was organized in the 1850s and hailed from New York City. The corporal with stylish bushy sideburns wears a gray kepi with red lower band having the numerals 22 in reverse. The collar of the gray uniform jacket is trimmed red with gold braid. The high dome buttons are obscured by gilding. The 22nd NYSM known as the Union Grays were called up for three months service in June 1862 and again for one month’s service in 1863 during Lee’s invasion of Pennsylvania. Housed in a damaged Bouquet of Roses case (Krainik # 682).

Condition:  
The plate shows noticeable polish hairlines or swipes with halo of tarnish around border, overall VG.
Sold: $352.50
Price includes
Buyer's Premium
      Ask a Question

All Images

John F. Kennedy Autographed <i>The Strategy of Peace</i>
Lot # 212 - John F. Kennedy Autographed The Strategy of Peace
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1960. Hardcover with dj in acetate sleeve. Inscribed on first free endpaper To Nora May Nolan / With my every good wish / Jack Kennedy. Included is an invitation for Miss Nora May Nolan from the Kennedys while he was still a Senator to a reception at the Biltmore Hotel B... > Item Details
Soup Bowl From Lincoln White House Pattern
Lot # 201 - Soup Bowl From Lincoln White House Pattern
French, ca 1873-1884. A Haviland, Limoges soup bowl ordered during the administration of either President U.S. Grant, 1873, or President Chester Arthur, 1884, from the Lincoln White House design. The center printed and painted with a brown eagle clasping a laurel branch and a cluster of arrows in hi... > Item Details
Rare Pre-Civil War Southern Daguerreotype of DeWitt C. Farmer, 11th Mississippi Infantry, CSA
Lot # 10 - Rare Pre-Civil War Southern Daguerreotype of DeWitt C. Farmer, 11th Mississippi Infantry, CSA
Sixth plate daguerreotype of a well-dressed Southern gentleman identified in ink behind image as DeWitt C. Farmer / Taken by A. Stephens / Clarksville, Tenn. / March 24th '55. See Portraits of Conflict - A Photographic History of Mississippi in the Civil War to see a portrait of Farmer in uniform. D... > Item Details
[NEWSPAPER] <i>The Southern Illustrated News</i>, September 1862 to July 1864
Lot # 224 - [NEWSPAPER] The Southern Illustrated News, September 1862 to July 1864
Bound folio, in marbled paper with half-leather. Present are Vol. 1, Nos. 1-42 (Sept. 1862 through June 1863); Vol. 2, Nos. 1-25 (July through December 1863); and Vol. 3, Nos. 1-20, 22-24 (Jan. through July 1964). The last three numbers are 4 pages each rather than the eight pages of earlier numbers... > Item Details
D.F.  Barry Photograph of Custer, His Officers, & Their Wives, Little Hart River, 1875
Lot # 286 - D.F. Barry Photograph of Custer, His Officers, & Their Wives, Little Hart River, 1875
A rare albumen cabinet photograph of George Armstrong Custer with colleagues and friends on an outing at the Little Heart River near Fort Abraham Lincoln, July 1875, with D.F. Barry's Bismarck, D.T. backmark. The image was originally taken by O.S. Goff in 1875, but Barry later acquired the negative.... > Item Details
Print of <i>Detroit in 1820</i>, ca 1870
Lot # 236 - Print of Detroit in 1820, ca 1870
Lithograph, Detroit in 1820 with View of Walk-in-the-Water, Corrie's Detroit Lithographing Office, ca 1870. With light hand-tinting of sky, framed and glazed, 19 x 25 in. (sight). Walk-in-the-Water was the first American steamboat on the upper Great Lakes, launched in 1818 shortly after the Canadian... > Item Details
Robert E. Lee and George Washington Custis Lee Cabinet Photographs
Lot # 22 - Robert E. Lee and George Washington Custis Lee Cabinet Photographs
Lot of 2 cabinet card photos, including a portrait of Gen. Robert E. Lee in right profile, with Michael Miley's Lexington, VA imprint on mount below photo, plus mark of I.L. McCown, Operator, with ink identification on verso. D.W. Thomas, President of the Chesapeake Western Railway, believed this to... > Item Details
O.V.I. Co. H., 9th Regt. <i>Soldier's Memorial</i>, Mostly Members of the Turners
Lot # 130 - O.V.I. Co. H., 9th Regt. Soldier's Memorial, Mostly Members of the Turners
An elaborately embellished, multicolored lithograph honoring members of Company H, 9th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, 21.25 x 17.25 in., housed in original frame, 25.5 x 21.5 in., with original glass. Printed for subscribers soon after the war ended, the lithograph is crowned with a spread-wing ... > Item Details
Geronimo and Natches Boudoir Photograph
Lot # 331 - Geronimo and Natches Boudoir Photograph
An early 20th-century silver print produced from the original negative by C.S. Fly, with no photographer's mark, identified in ink on mount as Geronimo riding horse on left, with Natches riding a horse beside him, and Geronimo's son standing to Natches' right, 7 x 5 in., on off-white mount, 8.5 x 5.... > Item Details
Civil War Tintype of the 8th Maine <i>Drum and Bugle Corps</i>
Lot # 7 - Civil War Tintype of the 8th Maine Drum and Bugle Corps
Lot of 2, including half-plate tintype, probably copied from an outdoor albumen showing the full Drum and Bugle Corps of the 8th Maine said to have been taken at the surrender of Gen. Lee at Appomattox. Drummer Weeks appears in the back row, dead center. This panoramic image captures the seven snare... > Item Details
Civil War Photographs of Union Troops in the Field
Lot # 27 - Civil War Photographs of Union Troops in the Field
Lot of 5 anonymous albumen photographs. Each measures approx. 5 x 7.75 in., mounted on stiff blue card stock, approx. 9 x 12 in. Direct contact positives, possibly printed during the war and mounted later. Includes 2 photographs of members of the 170th New York Infantry, as identified in pencil on v... > Item Details
Burton and Rix Family archive, 1680-1868, Including War of 1812 Content
Lot # 217 - Burton and Rix Family archive, 1680-1868, Including War of 1812 Content
135 letters, 49 receipts, and one document box. A strong antebellum correspondence, largely from Connecticut and Western New York State, the Burton and Rix family archive offers valuable insight into a New England family as they were lured westward for new opportunities, and on their mercantile acti... > Item Details
Colonel Joseph C. Audenried's Chapeau Bras, Uniform Sash, and Epaulettes
Lot # 69 - Colonel Joseph C. Audenried's Chapeau Bras, Uniform Sash, and Epaulettes
Lot of 4, including dress Chapeau Bras, which is black with black ostrich feather, gold braid edging, gold army eagle strap insignia on left, and lining imprinted with Horstman Bros. & Co. Philadelphia; red silk sword sash with tassel ends; and Japan tin Horstman Bros & Co. box, with Col. Audenried ... > Item Details
Metis Scout, Gabriel Dumont, Cabinet Card Photograph
Lot # 296 - Metis Scout, Gabriel Dumont, Cabinet Card Photograph
An albumen, copy photograph of Gabriel Dumont holding a heavy caliber Ballard rolling block rifle, stamp identification on mount below image, with Henri Larin / Photo-Artiste / No. 13 Rue St. Laurent Montreal backstamp and Gabriel Dumont penciled on verso. Dumont (1837-1908) is best known as a leade... > Item Details
Civil War Surgeon's Medical Kit Manufactured by A.L. Hernstein
Lot # 124 - Civil War Surgeon's Medical Kit Manufactured by A.L. Hernstein
A complete ca 1860s-70s surgeon's kit, in a mahogany case with brass hardware and nameplate (which is not engraved), 5.75 x 15.5 in. x 4 in. high, containing tools in all of the appropriate spaces, almost all of which are original A.L. Hernstein stamped pieces. Accompanied by photocopied Albert L. ... > Item Details
Rutherford B. Hayes Peace Medal
Lot # 294 - Rutherford B. Hayes Peace Medal
Bronzed copper medal, oval, 2.25 x 3 in. The obverse features a bust portrait of Rutherford B. Hayes and reads Rutherford B. Hayes / President of the United States; the reverse features a farmer showing an Indian chief the "benefits of civilization" at center, and reads PEACE / 1877 in the top panel... > Item Details
US Civil War CS 1850 Foot Officers Sword & Scabbard
Lot # 116 - US Civil War CS 1850 Foot Officers Sword & Scabbard
Sword blade measures 32". The leather scabbard is dry and brittle. Retains 40% of wrap and all wire. Blade has been buffed. > Item Details
<i>The Explosion of the Hindenberg, Lakehurst, NJ</i>, by Charles Hoff
Lot # 185 - The Explosion of the Hindenberg, Lakehurst, NJ, by Charles Hoff
Silver gelatin print of the explosion of the Hindenberg (Lakehurst, New Jersey, May 6th, 1937), by Charles Hoff, 8 x 10 in. With International News Service backstamp and hand-written annotations on verso. > Item Details
Colonel Joseph C. Audenried's Military Commissions Signed by Lincoln
Lot # 61 - Colonel Joseph C. Audenried's Military Commissions Signed by Lincoln
Lot of 7 commissions for Joseph C. Audenried, each partially printed on vellum, approx. 15.5 x 19.5 in., featuring the following 2 commissions signed by Abraham Lincoln: 9 Sept. 1861. Appointment for 2nd Lieut. in the 1st Regiment of Cavalry. Also signed by Secretary of War, Simon Cameron. Framed an... > Item Details
Louis Lorimier, Founder of Cape Girardeau, MO Manuscript Archive
Lot # 214 - Louis Lorimier, Founder of Cape Girardeau, MO Manuscript Archive
2 daybooks, volume 1 dating from 1783-1785, volume 2 dating from 1797-1798. The French were a complicating, but highly important presence in the Great Lakes and the Mississippi and Ohio River Valleys from the beginnings of European contact through the nineteenth century, playing a critical role in t... > Item Details
ITEMS 1-20 of 20
SKIP TO PAGE: