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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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Ben E. Green, Politician & Colonel, Unpublished, Handwritten Memoirs & Related Ephemera
Lot # 391 - Ben E. Green, Politician & Colonel, Unpublished, Handwritten Memoirs & Related Ephemera
406pp manuscript; 2 pamphlets. Ca 1900. It never ceases to amaze how so many arguments for the causes of the Civil come together, combine, and recombine in so many ways. No one better illustrates the variations on the theme than the diplomat Col. Ben E. Green (1822-1907). Born in Elkton, Ky., the ... > Item Details
Rare Cabinet Card of <i>Red Cloud,  Young Spotted Tail, and C. P. Jordan</i>
Lot # 166 - Rare Cabinet Card of Red Cloud, Young Spotted Tail, and C. P. Jordan
Albumen cabinet card featuring identifications in ink along with the notation Red Clouds "War Attitude", photographer and location unknown, circa 1882. Goodyear illustrates this view in his study of the known Red Cloud photographs. Young Spotted Tail stands at center, assuming the position... > Item Details
Richmond, Virginia Druggist, William P. Ladd, Quarter Plate Daguerreotype
Lot # 110 - Richmond, Virginia Druggist, William P. Ladd, Quarter Plate Daguerreotype
Ca 1850s quarter plate daguerreotype accompanied by a penned note pinned to the case's velvet lining that reads William P. Ladd of Richmond Va. / He was a Quaker. Unknown Daguerreotypist. Housed in original full case, reglassed. Research indicates that William P. Ladd was born in Virginia about ... > Item Details
Family CDV Album with Confederate Generals
Lot # 37 - Family CDV Album with Confederate Generals
A mixed group of of 57 military and civilian CDVs from an album, now missing, descended from William Crovatt of Brunswick, Georgia to his son, Judge Alfred J.Crovatt (1858-1926), to his daughter, Mary Lee Crovatt Hambidge (1885-1973), who founded the Hambidge Center for Arts & Sciences, an art c... > Item Details
James Smith, Signer of Declaration of Independence, ALS, 1769
Lot # 309 - James Smith, Signer of Declaration of Independence, ALS, 1769
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Sixteenth Plate Daguerreotype of Man in Unusual Profile
Lot # 108 - Sixteenth Plate Daguerreotype of Man in Unusual Profile
Sixteenth plate daguerreotype of a gentleman in unusual profile, with paper mat, which is also unusual. Unknown Daguerreotypist. Housed in original full case, reglassed. From the noted Richard Bland of Richmond, Virginia Collection. > Item Details
Fine Group of <i>Abbottypes</i> of Civil War Personalities
Lot # 24 - Fine Group of Abbottypes of Civil War Personalities
Lot of seven 1.375 x 1.75 in. ferrotypes, each with printed cardstock backing with identification and credit to Abbott & Co., and encased in brass mats with hangers.  Subjects include: Maj. General N.P. Banks (two copies); Brig.-General Nathaniel Lyon, Slain in defense of his Country, Aug. ... > Item Details
Archive of Documents Associated with the Sturges Family, Including John R. Sturges, 3rd GA Infantry, KIA
Lot # 363 - Archive of Documents Associated with the Sturges Family, Including John R. Sturges, 3rd GA Infantry, KIA
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Little Brave, Arikara Scout, KIA at Little Bighorn, Rare CDV
Lot # 242 - Little Brave, Arikara Scout, KIA at Little Bighorn, Rare CDV
Extremely scarce CDV of Little Brave, the Arikara Scout for the 7th Cavalry who was killed in action at Little Bighorn; anonymous publisher. Little Brave (c.1850-1876), also known as "Stub" and "Little Soldier," died alongside Reno while serving as a U.S. Scout for the fourth ... > Item Details
William Notman Photograph of a Blackfoot Brave
Lot # 210 - William Notman Photograph of a Blackfoot Brave
Albumen photograph titled in negative lower left 2160 Blackfoot Brave and Pony, lacking studio imprint but taken by William Notman of Montreal, with light hand coloring, 7.5 x 9.5 in., on cream-colored mount, 9.5 x 11.5 in. An exceptional image of a Blackfoot brave, posed in front of his tipi, holdi... > Item Details
Clara Barton ALsS
Lot # 340 - Clara Barton ALsS
Lot of 2 ALsS from Clara Barton (1821-1912), teacher, nurse, and humanitarian who founded the American Red Cross in 1881. ALS, from Clara, 4pp, Washington, D.C. Feb. 23, 1874. Addressed to Samuel R. Barton regarding her activities in Washington, D.C. In part: ...things move slow in this city...I ha... > Item Details
Rare 10th Virginia Confederate & Union Reunion Ribbon
Lot # 89 - Rare 10th Virginia Confederate & Union Reunion Ribbon
Lot of 2, including a rare Confederate 10th Virginia ribbon welcoming Union veterans to a reunion at Harrisonburg, Virginia, September 22, 1883. Plus a UCV Louisiana Division Staff ribbon from the UCV reunion at Richmond, June 1-3, 1915, featuring the three CSA flags and the battle flag. > Item Details
GAR Hand-Carved Folk Art Cane
Lot # 87 - GAR Hand-Carved Folk Art Cane
Hand-carved cane, 35 in. ln., 1.5 in. ferrule; wonderfully carved with American eagles, Union Corps badges, an arrow, GAR medal, knife, violin, turtle, and a bird with a dog perched on its back, the dog incised with the name W.N. Luce. Some of the carvings retain their polychrome coloring. A sear... > Item Details
Charles J. Belden Photograph of Cowboys Rounding Up Cattle
Lot # 263 - Charles J. Belden Photograph of Cowboys Rounding Up Cattle
Silver gelatin photograph, unmarked, but by Charles Belden, of three cowboys rounding up young cattle.  Ca 1910s-1940s, 8 x 10 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 he purchased his ... > Item Details
Chief Crow King Photograph by D.F. Barry
Lot # 181 - Chief Crow King Photograph by D.F. Barry
Silver gelatin photograph of Sioux Chief Crow King in U.S. Major's Army jacket with bone breast plate, 5.5 x 9.25 in., mounted in cardstock with closing cover, 8.5 x 14 in., photograph and mount include Barry's blindstamp, plus cardstock folder's verso features printed paper stamp advert... > Item Details
Roland Reed Photogravures of American Indians
Lot # 222 - Roland Reed Photogravures of American Indians
Lot of 15 photogravures, 11 x 14 in., with 7 credited lower left below each image to Roland Reed, Kalispell, Montana, each with Great Northern Railway / "See America First" / National Park Route imprint in lower right corner. Printed title as well as the slogan Glacier National Park, Monta... > Item Details
Composer Stephen Foster's Parents, Eliza & William Barclay Foster, Half Plate Daguerreotype
Lot # 100 - Composer Stephen Foster's Parents, Eliza & William Barclay Foster, Half Plate Daguerreotype
Fine half plate copy daguerreotype of Eliza Clayland Tomlinson and William Barclay Foster, the parents of American composer Stephen Foster (1826-1864). This image is published in Stephen Foster, American Troubadour, by John Tasker Howard. The consignor purchased the daguerreotype from a flea market ... > Item Details
CSA Major General Benjamin Cheatham, Autographed CDV
Lot # 36 - CSA Major General Benjamin Cheatham, Autographed CDV
A Brady vignette pencil-signed beneath portrait in Cheatham's distinctive hard-to-read hand, Very Respt / Your Obt. Ser / B J Cheatham / Maj. Gnl CSA. Penciled at top in the field is a notation that appears to read, 1865 / Sept(?) / N. York / Hotel. Benjamin Cheatham (1820-1886) distinguished... > Item Details
Attack on the Overland Stage Budweiser Chromolithograph
Lot # 282 - Attack on the Overland Stage Budweiser Chromolithograph
Vibrant 20th century advertising lithograph after the painting Attack on the Overland Stage produced by O.E. Berninghaus ca 1860, 23.75 x 36.75 in. (sight), housed in original wooden frame with ?metal plaque attached, which reads: Attack on the Overland Stage / Presented by Anheuser-Busch, Inc. St. ... > Item Details
John Mosby, Confederate General, Autographed CDV & Post-War ALS
Lot # 349 - John Mosby, Confederate General, Autographed CDV & Post-War ALS
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