Lot 173    

Tintype of a Photographer Posed with his Camera Bag
3/7/2013 - Timed American History
CDV-sized tintype of a young photographer posed with his camera bag.  Circa 1890s-1900s.

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<i>Stereoscopic Views</i> Wood Storage Box
Lot # 197 - Stereoscopic Views Wood Storage Box
Wood storage box with Stereoscopic Views in stylized gold lettering on the lid.  Both sides of the box open at an angle so the user may select and remove a particular view.  Holds about 65 flat mount views.  8.5 x 5.5 x 5 in. high; holds about 65 views. > Item Details
David Matthews, New York Mayor Commenting on Fugitive Slaves, 1783
Lot # 216 - David Matthews, New York Mayor Commenting on Fugitive Slaves, 1783
David Mathews (d.1800).  Loyalist Mayor of New York during the American Revolution (1776-1783); known best for being involved in the conspiracy to kidnap General George Washington.  ALS (partial), 12.5 x 7.75 in., laid paper, July 29, 1783, titled Report of the Police on Prisoners confined... > Item Details
Spanish American War Battleship Plates
Lot # 133 - Spanish American War Battleship Plates
Lot of 7, including: USS Maine transferware dish marked La Francais Porcelain, 11.375 in. diam. and 1.5 in. deep; Maine transferware dish by O.C.Co. Limoges, 12 x 9.5 in.; Maine transferware plate by Sebring, 9.25 in. diam.; The Maine transferware plate by LaBelle, 10.25 in. diam.; Dewey's Fleet... > Item Details
Franklin Roosevelt Lux Pendulette Clock
Lot # 350 - Franklin Roosevelt Lux Pendulette Clock
Ca 1935 clock featuring President Roosevelt's profile on the U.S. Capitol dome. These clocks had faces made from a painted pressed sawdust and glue concoction coupled with a 30 hour movement by the Lux Clock Mfg. Co. of Waterbury, Connecticut. Approx. 7.5 in. tall, accompanied by key. ... > Item Details
Sarah & Bushrod Washington, Jr. DS, 1812
Lot # 219 - Sarah & Bushrod Washington, Jr. DS, 1812
1p, partially printed, Alexandria, DC, 10 Oct. 1812. This is a document for the Orphan's Court that appears to be a security payment by Sarah Washington as administrator(/trix) of her husband, Henry's, estate. The top indicates that Sarah Washington, Nicholas Fitzhugh, and Bushrod Washington... > Item Details
Large Group of Daguerreotypes, Ambrotypes, and Tintypes
Lot # 169 - Large Group of Daguerreotypes, Ambrotypes, and Tintypes
Lot of 45+ images of men, women, and children, various ages, most housed in partial or full cases, including the following: 1 quarter plate ambrotype; 7 sixth plate daguerreotypes; 10 sixth plate ambrotypes, including a portrait of a gentleman, mat stamped J.H. Young / 145 8th Ave., New York, N... > Item Details
<i>St. Helena 1900-1901</i> Carved Bone Napkin Ring from Boer POW Camp
Lot # 385 - St. Helena 1900-1901 Carved Bone Napkin Ring from Boer POW Camp
A carved bone napkin ring, 1.5 in. high, with the text St. Helena / 1900 1901, around a crest featuring an eagle, anchor, mining cart, lion and human figure. The island of St. Helena in the South Atlantic, best known as the place of Napoleon's final exile, was also used as a prison camp for B... > Item Details
U.S. Grant & Schuyler Colfax 1868 Election Ballot & Political Pinback, Plus
Lot # 290 - U.S. Grant & Schuyler Colfax 1868 Election Ballot & Political Pinback, Plus
Lot of 4, including 1868 printed National Republican Ticket, featuring portraits of U.S. Grant and Schuyler Colfax, 2.75 x 7 in., housed in frame, 6 x 10 in.; patriotic pinback featuring cardboard portrait of U.S. Grant, from the 1868 Presidential Campaign, .75 x 1.25 in.; plus round pin featuring p... > Item Details
Early Transportation Photographs, Including Large Format Railroad Photographs
Lot # 392 - Early Transportation Photographs, Including Large Format Railroad Photographs
Lot includes: Gelatin silver print of a large group posed on an autobus, mounted to 12.25 x 10.25 in. Gelatin silver photograph of two men and a dog posed with an automobile parked in front of a garage with the sign H. Pohle & Son; mounted to 9.875 x 7.875 in. Hand tinted photograph of ... > Item Details
34-Star, Civil War-Period Lincoln Flag
Lot # 81 - 34-Star, Civil War-Period Lincoln Flag
34-star flag, approx, 13 x 7.5 ft. (156 x 90 in.), hand-sewn.  Found in the Baltimore area; likely flown over large public building, possibly a federal building.  Kansas was admitted as the 34th state in 1861, and West Virginia as the 35th in 1863, dating the flag to the first half of the ... > Item Details
Lincoln Farm Association Certificate 
Lot # 283 - Lincoln Farm Association Certificate 
Enrollment certificate of Charles Ward, dated September 18, 1906, for membership in The Lincoln Farm Association, an organization created for the purpose of preserving the Kentucky farm on which Lincoln was born. The LFA raised the necessary funds and constructed a memorial which was dedicated by Pr... > Item Details
<i>Last War Dance of the Shawnee Indians</i> Group of Photographs
Lot # 408 - Last War Dance of the Shawnee Indians Group of Photographs
Lot of three, each a 3.25 in. square gelatin silver print on a 5 in. square cardstock mount bearing the title Last War Dance of the Shawnee Indians.  Prints signed J.A. Swim in the lower right corner.  > Item Details
<i>USS Maine</i> & Dewey's Fleet Wash Basin and Pitcher
Lot # 139 - USS Maine & Dewey's Fleet Wash Basin and Pitcher
Ironstone wash basin with two purple transfer-printed depictions of Dewey's Fleet and one of the USS Maine on interior, and a matching pitcher with one of each image on either side.  Marked Olympia and B.B.P. Co. on bottom of each (likely Burford Brothers Pottery in East Liverpool, Ohio).&n... > Item Details
Admiral Dewey Ephemera Including Lithograph Under Glass
Lot # 100 - Admiral Dewey Ephemera Including Lithograph Under Glass
Lot of 4, including: Battle of Manila Bay chromolithograph under glass, by F. Fetherston, copyright 1898 to M.F. Tobin, USN, of New York; 16 x 9.25 in., with a chain hanger. Noted Admirals wood cigar box, featuring chromolithographed composites of Admirals Dewey, Sampson, and Schley on the ins... > Item Details
Charming Daguerreotypes, Plus Ambrotype, of Mothers with their Children
Lot # 156 - Charming Daguerreotypes, Plus Ambrotype, of Mothers with their Children
Lot of 4, including: Quarter plate daguerreotype of a mother holding her young child.  Housed in a full pressed paper case. Sixth plate daguerreotype of a girl standing beside her mother, with a basket of flowers in her hand.  Housed in a half pressed paper case. Sixth plate dague... > Item Details
Scarce Currier & Ives Print <i>California Scenery. Seal Rocks-Point Lobos</i>
Lot # 386 - Scarce Currier & Ives Print California Scenery. Seal Rocks-Point Lobos
A charming, hand-colored depiction of the Southern California coast by moonlight, published by Currier & Ives, 8 x 12.5" (plate). > Item Details
Fine Photo Album with Music Box and Cello Cover <i>The President & Our Heroes</i>, Including McKinley & Dewey, Plus Political Photographs
Lot # 327 - Fine Photo Album with Music Box and Cello Cover The President & Our Heroes, Including McKinley & Dewey, Plus Political Photographs
Lot includes album and 70+ photographs. Album is a combination photo album and music box with cello cover The President and Our Heroes, featuring President McKinley, Admiral Dewey, and other Spanish American War heroes, copyright to Schwab Manufacturing, 1898, with room for 64 cabinet cards and s... > Item Details
Late 19th Surgical Kit, Possibly Spanish American War-Era
Lot # 145 - Late 19th Surgical Kit, Possibly Spanish American War-Era
8.25 x 6.25 x 2 in. case of wood construction with black leather exterior and brown leather lining.  Contains 39 instruments, plus an empty vial of Eye Water, by the Dickey Eye Water Co. of Montgomery, Alabama.  Instruments with varying manufacturer's stamps, including Leitz & Sons... > Item Details
Patriotic & Civil War-Period CDVs of Generals & Politicians
Lot # 20 - Patriotic & Civil War-Period CDVs of Generals & Politicians
Lot of 13, including: Composite CDV The Presidents of the United States, featuring portraits of the first 17 presidents, copyright 1866. Composite CDV President & Cabinet, showing President Andrew Johnson and his cabinet ca 1865-1866. Composite CDV of President Johnson and his top gener... > Item Details
<i>Polk / Dallas</i> Democratic Ticket
Lot # 268 - Polk / Dallas Democratic Ticket
Democratic ticket form the 1844 election in Missouri, with the names of Polk and Dallas, the seven democratic electors from Missouri, and two other local candidates. One is handwritten on the ticket in pencil along with 1844. Ticket measures 3.75 x 5.5 in. (sight), frame is 5.25 x 10.75 in. > Item Details
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