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 # 349 - John Mosby, Confederate General, Autographed CDV & Post-War ALS
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Lot # 347 - Confederate E. Kirby Smith, Signed Cabinet Photograph
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Elmer Ellsworth / Francis Brownell Commemorative Ferrotype
Lot # 25 - Elmer Ellsworth / Francis Brownell Commemorative Ferrotype
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Lot # 34 - General James Longstreet, Group of Five CDVs
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13-Star American Naval Jack
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Charles Belden Photograph of a Cowboy and his Charges
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Lot # 79 - Group of 36 and 38-Star American Parade Flags
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Charles J. Belden Photograph of a Sheepherder Tending His Flock in a Blizzard
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