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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Lot of 39 images of men, women, and children, various ages, most housed in partial or full cases, including the following: 1 quarter plate daguerreotype of a gentleman, which is barely visible; 1 quarter plate ambrotype of a gentleman posed between two women; 5 sixth plate daguerreotypes; 11 si... > Item Details
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Quarter Plate Daguerreotype of VMI Cadet as Young Boy
Lot # 15 - Quarter Plate Daguerreotype of VMI Cadet as Young Boy
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John L. Worden and Charles Sigsbee, Clipped Signatures
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Jesse D. Elliott, Naval Officer, ALS, 1840
Lot # 226 - Jesse D. Elliott, Naval Officer, ALS, 1840
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Karl Moon Photographs of American Indian Girls
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Lot of 4 gelatin silver prints by Karl Moon, ca 1905, including the following: two portraits of Loti, Laguna Girl, both 6.625 x 4.625 in.; Corn Maiden, 4.75 x 6.625 in.; and untitled portrait of a young girl, possibly Loti, 6 x 4 in. Each archivally matted. > Item Details
Full Plate Tintype of a Druggist & Grocers' Storefront, Fairfield, Wayne Co., Illinois
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D.F. Barry Photographs of Crow King and Chief Good Horse & Wife
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Early Transportation Photographs, Including Large Format Railroad Photographs
Lot # 392 - Early Transportation Photographs, Including Large Format Railroad Photographs
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Four William McKinley Photographic Paperweights
Lot # 311 - Four William McKinley Photographic Paperweights
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Carleton E. Watkins Boudoir Photographs of Yosemite
Lot # 430 - Carleton E. Watkins Boudoir Photographs of Yosemite
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Wilson Bentley, <i>The Snowflake Man</i>, Collection of Glass Slides Capturing Ice Crystals
Lot # 201 - Wilson Bentley, The Snowflake Man, Collection of Glass Slides Capturing Ice Crystals
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Grover Cleveland (1837-1908) ALS, 1899
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ALS, 2pp, 4 x 6 in., Princeton, NJ, 13 June 1899. To William Sinclair, "Steward at the White House." Includes front panel only of cover, addressed in Cleveland's cramped hand. Cleveland (1837-1908) tells William: You wrote some time ago about a man who had called on you to ... > Item Details
Group of Eight Glass Battleship Dishes
Lot # 107 - Group of Eight Glass Battleship Dishes
Lot of 8, including milk glass lidded dishes Admiral Dewey, the battleships USS Maine, Olympia, and Wheeling, the American Hen (taking care three eggs marked Porto Rico, Cuba, and Philippines), Uncle Sam riding an unnamed battleship (blue ceramic, not milk glass), and one unnamed ship without a lid.... > Item Details
Glass Negatives Capturing National Dedications, Patriotic Events, and Gen. Adolphus Greely
Lot # 198 - Glass Negatives Capturing National Dedications, Patriotic Events, and Gen. Adolphus Greely
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Early 20th Century Entertainers, Autographed Photographs, Including Peggy Lee, Frankie Lane, & Dinah Shore
Lot # 254 - Early 20th Century Entertainers, Autographed Photographs, Including Peggy Lee, Frankie Lane, & Dinah Shore
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Military & Civil War Histories, Four Books, Including <i>Military History Ohio</i>
Lot # 33 - Military & Civil War Histories, Four Books, Including Military History Ohio
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William Moore Document Signed, 1782
Lot # 214 - William Moore Document Signed, 1782
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