11/16/2018 - American History: Premier Auction

Past Auction

November 16, 2018 10:00 AM EST Cincinnati

Overview

Cowan’s Fall American History: Premier Auction features over 200 lots including early photographs, documents, manuscripts, broadsides, flags, and more dating from the Revolutionary Period to the mid-20th Century. Included are items from the William Townsend Collection of Lincolniana, Helm Place, Lexington, KY; images from the Charles A. and Frances Swedlund Collection of Early Photography; property descended directly in the family of William F. Cody, and pieces from other prominent historical collections. Highlights include a War of 1812 horn cup of Colonel William E. Boswell, 10th Kentucky Light Infantry, depicting Fort Meigs; a pair of unpublished ninth plate daguerreotypes of Texas President, Governor, and US Senator, Sam Houston, and his wife Margaret Lea Houston; an exceptional Hannibal & St. Joseph Railroad broadside; a 48-star American flag purported to be the first flown at Normandy Beach; and many other important artifacts from landmark moments in American history. 

Katie Horstman
historic@cowans.com
513-871-1670 x216

Auction
Friday, November 16, 2018 10:00 am ET

Preview
Thursday, November 15, 2018 from 12:00 to 5:00 pm
Friday, November 16, 2018 from 8:00 to 10:00 am  

Buyer's Premium
20% for bids placed in person, by phone or absentee on cowans.com
23% for bids placed on Bidsquare.com

Exhibition Times

Cincinnati
Thu, Nov 15, 2018 | 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM EST
Fri, Nov 16, 2018 | 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM EST

Contact Info

Katie Horstman