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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Lot # 230 - Colton's 1849 Map of the U.S. Showing California Gold Fields
Approx. 34 x 42 in. (sight) map, dissected and mounted on linen. Hand-colored with inset map of the Atlantic Ocean with a number of ships traversing from European and American ports. Large decorative scene above title block. Numerous ships of many sail configurations in the Atlantic, Caribbean, Gulf... > Item Details
W.R. Cross Photograph of Sioux Indians Drying Meat
Lot # 174 - W.R. Cross Photograph of Sioux Indians Drying Meat
Silver gelatin photograph by W.R. Cross, titled in the negative No. 265 Drying Meat, 4.5 x 7 in., mounted on board, 7 x 9 in. This image is published in Brule: The Sioux People of the Rosebud, by Paul Dyck, p. 249. > Item Details
Wounded Knee Massacre Boudoir Photograph by George Trager
Lot # 193 - Wounded Knee Massacre Boudoir Photograph by George Trager
Albumen boudoir photograph, untitled, but identified as the area of the battlefield southwest of the council circle, littered with bodies. The man standing in front of the horse is a relic hunter holding moccasins and other souvenirs scavenged from the dead and wounded. Lacking a studio imprint, but... > Item Details
Abraham Lincoln Photograph Printed By Ayres From the Hesler Negative
Lot # 131 - Abraham Lincoln Photograph Printed By Ayres From the Hesler Negative
Albumen photograph of Lincoln printed by George B. Ayres in 1881 directly from the original negative by Alexander Hesler, taken at Springfield, IL, June 3, 1860, [Ostendorf, O-26]. Verso signed Copyright Geo. B. Ayres. 5.5 x 7.25 in. (sight), under oval-shaped mat, in handsome Victorian frame, 12 x ... > Item Details
Private Cornelius Van Houten, 1st New Jersey Light Artillery, Civil War Archive
Lot # 331 - Private Cornelius Van Houten, 1st New Jersey Light Artillery, Civil War Archive
8 letters. Bearing a good old-New Jersey name, just twenty years old and newly married when the war broke out, Cornelius Van Houten enlisted in Battery B of the 1st New Jersey Artillery in September 1861, serving through the end of the conflict. As part of the Army of the Potomac, Van Houten’s Batt... > Item Details
Lincoln & Hamlin 1860 Campaign Ferrotype
Lot # 137 - Lincoln & Hamlin 1860 Campaign Ferrotype
Brass "doughnut" mount, obverse featuring ferrotype portrait of a beardless Lincoln, see Sullivan 1981, Lincoln portrait No.1, inscribed Abraham Lincoln 1860, olive spray to right and left of date, reverse with ferrotype portrait of Hamlin, inscribed Hannibal Hamlin 1860, olive spray to ri... > Item Details
William Hobbs, 70th Indiana Infantry, Civil War Archive
Lot # 334 - William Hobbs, 70th Indiana Infantry, Civil War Archive
35 items (29 soldier’s letters), 1862-1865. A soldier in the 70th Indiana, William Hobbs, wrote home regularly to his family to keep them up apprised of his experiences in the Civil War. Despite being an invading army in enemy territory, Hobbs’s experiences during the first year and a half of his s... > Item Details
Charles Belden Photograph of a Cowboy and his Charges
Lot # 281 - Charles Belden Photograph of a Cowboy and his Charges
Silver gelatin photograph with backstamp Photo Copyright by Charles J. Belden Z/T Ranch Pitchfork, Wyoming. Verso features typed title and caption: The Cowboy and his Charges. / A rider of the high ranges of the Rockies pauses to inspect a small herd in a secluded meadow., plus stamped date Dec 17 1... > Item Details
J.N. Choate Cabinet Cards of Spotted Tail & Other Sioux at the Carlisle School
Lot # 188 - J.N. Choate Cabinet Cards of Spotted Tail & Other Sioux at the Carlisle School
Lot of 2 cabinet photographs, each with J.N. Choate's Carlisle, PA backmark, the first a studio portrait of Spotted Tail & Iron Wing, as identified on mount below image; and a group portrait of the No. 3 Sioux Rosebud Agcy / Black Crow/ Two Strike / White Thunder / Spotted Tail / Iron Wing, ... > Item Details
Abraham Lincoln Hand-Carved Cane
Lot # 139 - Abraham Lincoln Hand-Carved Cane
36 in. ln., ferrule 1 in.; textured wooden handle with partial applied bone detail at each end; with Abraham Lincoln's bust in relief below handle, plus a high relief carving of a scroll inscribed A. Lincoln below; with additional bone ring below scroll. Retains original finish. Maker unknown, b... > Item Details
L.A. Huffman Photograph of Mule Deer Buck, Hell Creek
Lot # 255 - L.A. Huffman Photograph of Mule Deer Buck, Hell Creek
Collodion silver print of a large "Mulie" after a hunt, 6 x 8 in., matted to 11 x 14 in., ca 1902. Featured in the book, L.A. Huffman: Photographer of the American West, by Peterson (p. 63). > Item Details
1834-1838 Whaling Ledger of Ship <i>Governor Fenner</i>
Lot # 303 - 1834-1838 Whaling Ledger of Ship Governor Fenner
13 x 8 in. hardcover accounting ledger for the whaling ship Governor Fenner of Bristol, Rhode Island; Alexander Swain II, Captain. Built in 1827, the Governor Fenner was a merchantman converted to a whaler. Her first voyage, to the Pacific Ocean, lasted from January 1831 to April 1834, bringing home... > Item Details
Civil War Pencil Drawing Signed F. D'Avignon
Lot # 64 - Civil War Pencil Drawing Signed F. D'Avignon
Pencil sketch on paper depicting a bearded gentleman wearing a musician's nine-button frock coat, distinguished by the cross braiding, signed lower left F. D'Avignon / Winchester, V.A. 1862?. 7.5 x 9.5 in. (sight), framed, 9.5 x 11.5 in.  This detailed sketch of an unidentified ... > Item Details
Boston Corbett Autographed Calling Card
Lot # 146 - Boston Corbett Autographed Calling Card
Boston Corbett (1832-1894?). Union soldier who shot and killed John Wilkes Booth. Calling card signed Boston Corbett. 2 x 3.25 in. Thomas "Boston" Corbett (1832-?1894?) was born in London, England. After immigrating to the U.S. with his family, he found work as a hatter in New York City. Because of... > Item Details
George Dennison Prentice, Editor of the <i>Louisville Journal</i>, Quarter Plate Daguerreotype
Lot # 103 - George Dennison Prentice, Editor of the Louisville Journal, Quarter Plate Daguerreotype
Lot of 2, including quarter plate daguerreotype of George D. Prentice, under a simple arch-top mat and glass, and housed in pressed paper case separated at the spine, with an inscribed note pasted to the pad reading George D. Prentice. Ed. of the Louisville Journal / Presented to A.L.R. Dufour by th... > Item Details
Charles J. Belden Photograph of Cowboys Watering Horses in Stream
Lot # 267 - Charles J. Belden Photograph of Cowboys Watering Horses in Stream
Unmarked, but by Charles Belden, showing three cowboys watering their horses in front of a Wyoming mountain landscape.  Ca 1910s-1940s, 16 x 12 in. Charles J. Belden (1888-1963) was born in San Francisco into a wealthy California family. He developed a life-long passion for photography when ... > Item Details
Howard Chandler Christy, <i>I Want You for the Navy</i>
Lot # 97 - Howard Chandler Christy, I Want You for the Navy
World War I poster by Howard Chandler Christy, I Want You for the Navy, 1917. Printed by Forbes, Boston, MA. 26.5 x 41 in. (sight), framed and glazed, 30.5 x 45 in. > Item Details
Lewis Cass, Soldier, Diplomat, & Statesman, Quarter Plate Daguerreotype
Lot # 102 - Lewis Cass, Soldier, Diplomat, & Statesman, Quarter Plate Daguerreotype
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
Drakes Photograph of Chief Charley Horse, Ponca
Lot # 205 - Drakes Photograph of Chief Charley Horse, Ponca
Toned silver print, 4 x 5.5 in., on 6 x 8 in. gray mount, featuring a seated Charley Horse in feather headdress with ermine drops, dentallium necklace and peace medal, trade blanket and beaded strip about waist, beaded leggings and moccasins, six-sided star on lengthy loin panel. With Drake's Po... > Item Details
Charles J. Belden Photograph of Horses Grazing on a Hillside
Lot # 275 - Charles J. Belden Photograph of Horses Grazing on a Hillside
Silver gelatin photograph, unmarked, but by Charles Belden, showing horses grazing on a hillside against a Western mountain landscape. Ca 1910s-1940s, 20 x 16 in. Charles J. Belden (1888-1963) was born in San Francisco into a wealthy California family. He developed a life-long passion for photogr... > Item Details
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