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[Railroad-Illinois] Group of Six Immke Stereoviews of Princeton, IL, Train Wreck
8/22/2011 - ONLINE: Burchard Flat-Mount Stereoview Collection
Lot of 6 by H.W. Immke of Princeton, Illinois of a train wreck on the C.B. & L. R.R. at Princeton. Shows the local people climbing about the twisted wreckage. Red-orange mount.

Provenance:  
The Ed Burchard Stereoview Collection


Condition:  
Some glue or emulsion streaks in 5 of the 6 views, otherwise clean and bright.
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[African American-Mississippi] Scarce <i>No. 222. De rest am done gone out</i> Stereoview
Lot # 5 - [African American-Mississippi] Scarce No. 222. De rest am done gone out Stereoview
Extremely rare view by H.W. Immke from his series of South Mississippi on the N.O. St. L. & C. R.R. #222 "De rest am done gone out." Nice scene of an African-American mother and children posed before their home, c. 1870. Red-orange mount with list of titles label on verso. > Item Details
[Minnesota-Ice Harvest] Two Whitney & Zimmerman Ice Harvest Stereoviews
Lot # 64 - [Minnesota-Ice Harvest] Two Whitney & Zimmerman Ice Harvest Stereoviews
Lot of 2 scarce views by Whitney & Zimmerman of the Minnesota Ice Harvest. Reat close view with man with ax splitting large blocks of ice plus blocks piled out on lake. Yellow mounts. > Item Details
[Oil Regions-Mather] Rare Mather Pennsylvania Oil Drilling Stereoview
Lot # 103 - [Oil Regions-Mather] Rare Mather Pennsylvania Oil Drilling Stereoview
Rare view by J.A. Mather #181 "Frost Well, Pioneer Run, Pa.." c. late 1870s. Nice view of an oil dxrilling operation in the Pennsylvania oil region. Workers posed at left. Red-orange oversized cabinet mount with faint "Mather" imprint and pencilled title on verso. Penned title at right recto edg... > Item Details
[Presidents & Politicians-Garfield] Group of Garfield Funeral Stereoiews
Lot # 126 - [Presidents & Politicians-Garfield] Group of Garfield Funeral Stereoiews
Lot of 6 views including 2 scarce views attributed to Chicago photographer's Lovejoy & Foster of President Garfield's funeral in Cleveland, Ohio--Street-level view of the procession plus large crowd at burial. Also 4 views of memorials including 2 M. Nowack views of the large arches erected at Minne... > Item Details
[Illinois-Chicago Post-Fire] Large Group of Post-Great Fire Chicago Stereoviews
Lot # 43 - [Illinois-Chicago Post-Fire] Large Group of Post-Great Fire Chicago Stereoviews
Nice lot of 67 views of mostly Post-Great Fire of 1871 showing rebuilt Chicago. Photographers include Copelin & Melander; Lovejoy & Foster; Copelin & Son; Gates; anonymous and more. Many better subjects including streets; Illinois Central Depot; Rush Medical College; Custom House & Post Office; Dea... > Item Details
[Railroad-New York State]
Lot # 154 - [Railroad-New York State]
Nice portrait view by Edward Anthony of an early pre-Civil War high-drivers 4-4-0 locomotive, view #750 on the Erie Railroad near Port Jervis, New York. Yellow square mount w/Civil War era tax stamp on paper title label on verso. > Item Details
[New York City] Group of Miscellaneous NYC Stereoviews
Lot # 90 - [New York City] Group of Miscellaneous NYC Stereoviews
Lot of 23 views of New York City. Mostly anonymous or pirated copy views of interesting subjects. Maker's include Johnston; C.W. Woodward; Webster & Albee; apparent original of dozens of ships at docks by Clark Bros. of Rockford, Ill.; Kilburn Bros.; Union View Co.; Selected Series (Seaver); Ameri... > Item Details
[London Stereoscopic Co.-North American Series] Group of Four Stereoviews
Lot # 50 - [London Stereoscopic Co.-North American Series] Group of Four Stereoviews
Lot of 4 by William England from the 1859 London Stereoscopic Co. "North American Series." Includes "Sylvan Cascade, Plauterkill Clove, Catskill Mountains;" "The Alhambra Cascade, Trenton, New York State;" "Break-neck Mountain, West Point; & The Chaudiere Falls, Ottawa River, Canada." All hand-col... > Item Details
[African American-Upton of Florida] Two Stereoviews
Lot # 6 - [African American-Upton of Florida] Two Stereoviews
Lot of 2 nice views of African-Americans in or near Jacksonville, Florida by Benjamin Franklin Upton of Minnesota who wintered in Jacksonville and made this series sold by Ashmead Bros., Booksellers & Stationers at their store on West Bay St. #202 (marked in negative "219" "Cotton Press." Scarce vi... > Item Details
[Michigan-Mining] Group of Four Stereoviews
Lot # 61 - [Michigan-Mining] Group of Four Stereoviews
Lot of 4 scarce view of Michigan mining, c. late 1860s into 1870s. Includes C.B. Brubaker view of miner w/oar car at the top of the Franlin Tram Road, Marquette copper mines; Childs of Marquette interior view of an iron mine; Bailey & Whitesides #548 overview of Jackson Iron Mine. Burchard has penn... > Item Details
[Minnesota-Duluth] Group of 6 Duluth & 1 Ottawa, MN, Stereoviews
Lot # 63 - [Minnesota-Duluth] Group of 6 Duluth & 1 Ottawa, MN, Stereoviews
Lot of 7 including 6 of Duluth--4 by P.B. Gaylord, 3 overview & street scene; 1 by F.A. Taylor of Minnesota Point; 1 overview by Wm. Whitesides & street w/business block in Ottawa by an anonymous photographer. Green(4); yellow(2) standard size flat mounts, and Whitesides on light buff oversized cab... > Item Details
[Oil Regions-Ohio] Ryder Stereoview of Rockefeller's Standard Oil Refinery
Lot # 104 - [Oil Regions-Ohio] Ryder Stereoview of Rockefeller's Standard Oil Refinery
Nice view by James F. Ryder of Rockefeller's Standard Oil Refinery at Cleveland, Ohio, c. late 1870s. Yellow oversized cabinet mount with Burchard's "Standard Oil Works" penned on verso. > Item Details
[New Hampshire-Portsmouth] Scarce Interior Views of the Home of John Wentworth, Last Governor of New Hampshire
Lot # 76 - [New Hampshire-Portsmouth] Scarce Interior Views of the Home of John Wentworth, Last Governor of New Hampshire
Lot of 4 views by Davis Bros., Portsmouth. N.H. showing the interior of the home of John Wentworth, the last Royal Governor of New Hampshire. A scarce and unusual grouping of fine 18th century furnishings. Red-orange oversized cabinet mounts. > Item Details
[Photographers at Work-Anthony] <i>Interior View. Anthony's Photographic and Stereoscopic Warehouse</i> Stereoview
Lot # 107 - [Photographers at Work-Anthony] Interior View. Anthony's Photographic and Stereoscopic Warehouse Stereoview
Classic interior view "Anthony's Photographic and Stereoscopic Warehouse," on Broadway, Nre York City, c. 1859. Clearly show three men seated at a large table filled with all types of stereoscopes including Becker's viewers and the newly introduced Holmes-Bates viewers. It is believed two of the me... > Item Details
[Illinois-Chicago 1874 Expo] Lot of Five Stereoviews
Lot # 46 - [Illinois-Chicago 1874 Expo] Lot of Five Stereoviews
Lot of 5 scarce view of the Chicago Inter-State Exposition, 1874. 3 by Copelin & Son and 2 by E. Lovejoy. Includes a rare exterior view of the building by Copelin plus interior views of exhibits. Yellow oversized cabinet mounts w/"Ed. Burchard Collection" imprint on versos. > Item Details
[Famous People-Charles Dickens]
Lot # 22 - [Famous People-Charles Dickens]
J. Gurney & Son, New York close 3/4 standing studio portrait of noted author Charles Dickens (1812-1870), taken during his second visit to the United States in 1867. Yellow mount w/"Ed. Burchard" imprint and Burchard's penciled notes on verso. Yellow round cornered mount. > Item Details
[Washington, D.C.] Four Stereoviews of the Construction of Washington Landmarks
Lot # 185 - [Washington, D.C.] Four Stereoviews of the Construction of Washington Landmarks
Lot of 4 of Civil War era construction views in Washington, D.C. including E. & H.T. Anthony #1333 of Washington Monument under construction. Scaffolding seen on top and frame buildings near base (2 cent orange Proprietary tax stamp affixed to verso); two different hand-tinted Anthony views, #914 & ... > Item Details
[Railroad-Langenheim & Moran]
Lot # 139 - [Railroad-Langenheim & Moran]
Lot of 2 c. 1850s views of railroad locomotives. A Langenheim head-on view of a locomotive at mid distance on the Niagara Suspension Bridge. Burchard noted in ink on verso the bridge was opened in 1855. This view dates from that time. And a very rare view by John Moran of a very early locomotive ... > Item Details
[New Hampshire-Mt. Washington] Mixed Group of Stereoviews Featuring Mt. Washington Cog Railway and Summit
Lot # 75 - [New Hampshire-Mt. Washington] Mixed Group of Stereoviews Featuring Mt. Washington Cog Railway and Summit
Lot of 23 views of Mount Washington including terrific interior of the Observatory at the summit, winter of 1870-71 by Clough & Kimball. Kimball made this view of Clough, Smith and Nelson seated w/instruments. Iron stove at left. Nice views of the cog railway incl. "Old Pepperass" by Kilburn, Littl... > Item Details
[Unknown] Mixed Group of Anonymous, Unidentified Stereoviews
Lot # 198 - [Unknown] Mixed Group of Anonymous, Unidentified Stereoviews
Lot of 18 unidentified anonymous views, c. 1860s to 1890. Variety of nice subjects including a winter trainwreck; people before the "Dominion Hotel," a large western stockyards, street scenes, men posed on steps of building, resort hotel, picnic groups, people awaiting an event or regatta, church u... > Item Details
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