Lot 259    

C.D. Kirkland Photographs of Cow-Boy Life
6/21/2012 - American History, Including the Civil War
Lot of 4 boudoir cards, each with C.D. Kirkland's Cheyenne, Wyoming imprint on mount recto and printed list of titles from Views of Cow-boy Life on verso. Lot includes the following titles, each written in the negative: No. 30, "Rounding Em Up"; No. 56, "General View of Round Up"; No. 64, Throwing a Calf; No. 72, Dragging Calf from the Herd

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Light, even toning to photographs and mounts; light, scattered spotting. 
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Quarter plate by Mathew Brady (1822-1896). A rare portrait of the aging Cass, taken in 1849. Housed in wall frame and accompanied by original backing with penned inscription: Lewis Cass. Michigan / U.S. Senate taken in / the Capital at Washington / March 1849.    Cass (1782-18... > Item Details
Lieutenant Alonzo Brooks, 95th Illinois, Civil War Albumen Photograph
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7.25 x 5.25 in. oval albumen on a larger mount, housed in a period wood and gesso frame with gilt border. Alonzo Brooks, of Boone, Illinois, enlisted as a 2nd lieutenant on September 24, 1862, and was commissioned into Co. K, 95th Illinois Infantry. Assigned to the Army of the Tennessee, the regimen... > Item Details
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C.D. Kirkland Photograph of Wyoming Cowboys and their Chuckwagon
Lot # 261 - C.D. Kirkland Photograph of Wyoming Cowboys and their Chuckwagon
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A. Frank Randall Boudoir Photograph of <i>Tzoch</i>, (Peaches)
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Daguerreotype of Young Man with Colorful Cravat & Pocket Watch
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One of the Earliest Known Photographs of New Orleans by Jay Dearborn Edwards
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Robert E. Lee Autographed CDV
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Lot # 322 - Private John Cumisky, 17th Connecticut Vols, Killed by Discharge of Own Gun, Civil War Archive
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New York City Draft Riots, Civil War Broadside
Lot # 55 - New York City Draft Riots, Civil War Broadside
A rare, printed broadside urging New Yorkers to not riot, stating in part: To the Laboring Men of New York...Stop and Think!...Stand by the Law!...For when the law is broken and property destroyed, and lives lost, we all suffer more or less by the injury...Stand by the Union, the... > Item Details
W.R. Cross Photograph of Sioux Indian Chiefs on Horseback
Lot # 175 - W.R. Cross Photograph of Sioux Indian Chiefs on Horseback
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Abraham Lincoln Photograph by J.E. McClees, Plus
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Theodore Roosevelt Signed Presidential Commission, Plus Photograph
Lot # 381 - Theodore Roosevelt Signed Presidential Commission, Plus Photograph
Lot of 2, including commission, partially printed on vellum, 15 x 17.5 in. (sight), matted and framed, 22.25 x 25.25 in. 12 April 1904. Appointment of William A. Merritt as Paymaster in the Navy with the rank of Lieutenant. Signed by Theodore Roosevelt (1858-1919) as President (1901-1909), and Willi... > Item Details
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Lot # 366 - Rare Menu From the Atlantic Conference, Signed by All Guests, Including Churchill & Roosevelt
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Dr. Earl Flint, U.S. Medical Doctor and Archaeologist, CDV
Lot # 120 - Dr. Earl Flint, U.S. Medical Doctor and Archaeologist, CDV
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David Crockett DS, 1830
Lot # 305 - David Crockett DS, 1830
DS, 1p, 7.75 x 9.75 in., Washington, 24 Feb. 1830. To Hon. William T. Barry, signed by Tho. Chilton, David Crockett, and Joseph LeCompte. Crockett represented Tennessee, the other two, Kentucky. The letter informs the Honorable Mr. Barry that these men recommend Mathew Lyon for an appointment as cle... > Item Details
Gilman Marston, Civil War General and Politician, Manuscript Archive
Lot # 315 - Gilman Marston, Civil War General and Politician, Manuscript Archive
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