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Ninth Plate Ambrotype of Union Navy Sailor from the USS <i>Mystic</i>
Lot # 122 - Ninth Plate Ambrotype of Union Navy Sailor from the USS Mystic
Ninth plate ambrotype of a young man wearing a belt emblazoned MYSTIC, likely for the USS Mystic (1853), which was a steamer that served in the Atlantic blockade of the coast of North Carolina and Virginia during the Civil War.  It has alternately been suggested that he could be a a fireman from Mystic, Connecticut.
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Daguerreotypes of Folk Art Painted Portraits of Men & Women, Plus
Lot # 39 - Daguerreotypes of Folk Art Painted Portraits of Men & Women, Plus
Lot of 6 cased images, including: sixth plate daguerreotype of a gentleman, from life, housed under a wide mat in a pressed paper with the pad imprint of McDonell & Co., Buffalo; sixth plate daguerreotype of a painted portrait of a woman, housed in a pressed-paper case; sixth plate daguerreotype of a painted portrait of a woman wearing a bonnet, housed in a leather case with brass shield on the cover, separated at the spine; sixth plate ambrotype of a painted portrait of a man, housed in a shutter-style case with brass shield on the cover, and with a partially legible penciled identification under the plate, Exquisite Ana(?) Crane(?) Timothy F. Bush(?), Esq., Parksville, NY, was in here and guess he got rubbed out because he ain't here no, Dear Tim; ninth plate daguerreotype of a woman (appears to be from life), housed in a leather case with gilt cover imprint of a crown, separated at the spine; and an oval sixteenth plate daguerreotype of a painted portrait of a gentleman wearing a late-18th century powdered hairstyle, housed in a brown velvet case.
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<i>American Scoter Duck</i> by J.J. Audubon, Havell Edition
Lot # 384 - American Scoter Duck by J.J. Audubon, Havell Edition
American, 1830s. Framed hand-colored engraving by J.J. Audubon (1785-1851), published by R. Havell (1838), titled in margin; plate size 16.5 x 22 in. 


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Hachiro Nakagawa (Japanese, 1877-1922)
Lot # 81 - Hachiro Nakagawa (Japanese, 1877-1922)
Temple Scene
watercolor on paper
signed and dated 1905 l.r.
framed and matted
17 x 25 in. (sight)
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USS <i>Akron</i>, Two Panoramic Photographs, Plus Views of Additional Airships
Lot # 378 - USS Akron, Two Panoramic Photographs, Plus Views of Additional Airships
Lot of seven items. The first two items are framed panoramic photographs of the U.S. Ship Akron. At the bottom of the photo, one portrait states it was taken "just before the initial flight on Sept. 23 '31." Created by the Goodyear-Zeppelin corporation, the U.S.S. Akron was a military aircraft carrier designed primarily for reconnaissance missions. Construction began in 1929 and finished in 1931. On April 3, 1933 the Akron experienced a catastrophic accident when the ship crashed into the ocean and killed 73 of the 76 people on board. The first photograph is from the Quality Photo Shop in Akron, OH and measures 19.5 x 8 in.  The second panoramic is of the same ship but details its dimensions. With the frame, it measures 20.75 x 9 in. The next four photographs are of the same craft on the ground, in flight, and its underside. The last photograph is an aerial photograph of the Goodyear-Zepplin hanger that housed the U.S.S. Akron. All the photographs, excluding the aerial view of the ship that measures 8.5 x 6.5 in, measure 7 x 5 in. The last photograph is of the U.S.S. Los Angeles "at mast" at the "Naval and Air Station, Lakehurst, N.J." The photograph was taken by Clements and measures 8 x 10 in. The U.S.S. Los Angeles was built in Germany by the Zeppelin company. The U.S. Navy decommissioned the ship in 1932 and was permanently grounded in 1939.


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Anders Zorn (Swedish, 1860-1920)
Lot # 58 - Anders Zorn (Swedish, 1860-1920)
The New Maid
etching
signed l.r., and signed and dated 1909 l.l. within plate
framed
7.75 x 11.75 in. (print size)
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Pocket Bible of DOD Ohio Volunteer, Plus Miscellaneous Civil War Drawings, etc.
Lot # 170 - Pocket Bible of DOD Ohio Volunteer, Plus Miscellaneous Civil War Drawings, etc.
Lot includes:

Pocket Bible inscribed inside cover Carried to the War of 1861 by Morrison James Cannell, and pasted with a newspaper clipping announcing Cannell's death.  Cannell enlisted in Co. A, 7th Ohio Volunteer Infantry "Light Guards" on Sept. 11, 1861, and died of disease Nov. 18 after returning to his hometown of Newburgh, Ohio, for care.  Bible also pasted with clippings of death announcements of other Newburgh soldiers and Cannell family members.

CDV-sized ink drawing reading John R.(?) Derby / Camp Viele / Norfolk, Va. / Jan'y 1st, 1863.

Watercolor drawing of a bird.

Ink drawing of a deer.

US passport of Frederick Buehler, dated April 14, 1866, with stamped signature of Sec. of State William Seward. 

Stencil for J.A. Welsh.
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<i>Sanborns</i> Sterling Tray
Lot # 183 - Sanborns Sterling Tray
Mexican, mid-20th century. A sterling silver tray by Sanborns of Mexico City, of round form with a widely scalloped and banded rim, impressed mark to underside; dia. 16 in., silver wt. 46.415ozt (1443.5g).
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<i>Galle</i> Cameo Landscape Vase
Lot # 368 - Galle Cameo Landscape Vase
French, early 20th century. A glass cameo vase depicting a continuous twilight landscape of mountains and trees against a yellow sky, signed along tree line; ht. 10.25 in.
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Two Sixth Plate Daguerreotypes of Mother and Child, Plus
Lot # 33 - Two Sixth Plate Daguerreotypes of Mother and Child, Plus
One black enamel book-form case featuring painted floral design with mother-of-pearl inlay, containing two sixth plate daguerreotypes.  First is of a mother or grandmother wearing a tinted yellow dress embracing a young child wearing a red dress and gold cross necklace.  Second shows what is likely a brother and sister in a similar pose as the first image.
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<i>Clue to a Mystery</i> Broadside Regarding Missing Woman, Baltimore, 1832
Lot # 19 - Clue to a Mystery Broadside Regarding Missing Woman, Baltimore, 1832
1p broadside, 10.5 x 17 in., titled "Clue to a Mystery." Signed in type "Stacy West, of Harford County. Baltimore, Jany. 27th 1832." The broadside notes that a miner saw a handbill signed by Ann Wallis seeking information about her daughter, and the miner thought he knew where she was. The information was relayed to the authorities, who thought it had enough merit to investigate the address given. When they arrived, an English lady, Hannah Sloffer, related her story of a couple who came to her boarding house, calling themselves John and Louisa Wallis, on Oct. 27 [1831]. John then left, returning 11 December. "John Wallis" left a vial of something for his wife to take, then left a couple days later. Louisa became very ill, then went into labor, delivering two-month premature twin boys. One died within hours, the other lived two weeks. "John Wallis" returned again the 23rd of Jan. They stayed a couple more days, and they left, though Louisa was still very ill. The broadside goes on to note that there is reason to think that "John Wallis" is actually Dr. John Sappington, and that he is responsible for Louisa's disappearance. It seems to be asking for confirming evidence of this assessment, so Ann Wallis can know the whereabouts of her daughter.
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