Lot 222    

Roland Reed Photogravures of American Indians
6/21/2012 - American History, Including the Civil War
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, Montana. See America First included below each gravure. The lot features the following titles: Medicine Owl, Blackfeet Medicine Man; Cutbank Canyon, Native Home of the Blackfeet Indians; A Blackfeet Indian Travois - The Original American's First Mode of Transportation; On the Travois Trail - Now Great Northern Automobile Road; Medicine Owl, Mystic Medicine Man, Blackfeet Indians; Encampment of Chief White Calf and His People; Lazy Boy and Squaw, Renowned Enemy of Crow Indians; Fish-Wolf Robe, Blackfeet Indian Dancer; Blackfeet Indian Braves; Chief Two Guns White Calf, Blackfeet Tribe; Dawn Mist, Blackfeet Indian Princess; Three Bears and Squaw, Blackfeet Indian Medicine Man; A Council of the Blackfeet Indians; Blackfeet Indians Fording the Rapids Above McDermott Falls; Chief Fred Big Top, Blackfeet Indian Guide.

Condition:  
Few scattered stains or spots; some light edgewear; overall very good.
Sold: $3,900.00
Price includes
Buyer's Premium
      Ask a Question

All Images

don't miss

an opportunity to bid. You can't win if you're not in.

sign up to bid

what's it worth?

ask the experts

sell your item

start selling
Charles J. Belden Photograph of a Cowboy & Horse at a Watering Hole
Lot # 266 - Charles J. Belden Photograph of a Cowboy & Horse at a Watering Hole
Unmarked, but by Charles Belden, showing a cowboy watering his horse and himself, using his hat as a cup.  Most likely taken in Wyoming, 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 ... > Item Details
[NEWSPAPER] <i>Albany Journal</i> with Republican Party Presidential Advertisement, 1856
Lot # 160 - [NEWSPAPER] Albany Journal with Republican Party Presidential Advertisement, 1856
Albany Journal, Albany, NY, dated Oct. 29, 1856, 21.5 x 28.25 in. Inside page features 16 x 5 in. graphic display advertising the Republican Party and Republican Presidential Candidate, John C. Fremont, with an American Eagle at top. This is the earliest illustrated display advertisement that we hav... > Item Details
Private Dexter Butterfield, 2nd Massachusetts Volunteers, Civil War Archive
Lot # 330 - Private Dexter Butterfield, 2nd Massachusetts Volunteers, Civil War Archive
The lot includes the following: 3 diaries; 9 documents; sergeant's promotion paper; presentation bible given to Butterfield by comrade MWIA Chancellorsville; Butterfield's hardbound testament; carved camp mirror; spoon, fork & knife combination set; three ambrotypes of Dexter, two in uni... > Item Details
Lieutenant Alonzo Brooks, 95th Illinois, Civil War Albumen Photograph
Lot # 51 - Lieutenant Alonzo Brooks, 95th Illinois, Civil War Albumen Photograph
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
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
Books on the Battle of Fort Pulaski and Partial ALS of Charles Olmstead
Lot # 361 - Books on the Battle of Fort Pulaski and Partial ALS of Charles Olmstead
1p, 6. x 9.5 in. Partial ALS signed by Charles Olmstead on Chas. H. Olmstead & Co. Bankers letterhead. Savannah, n.d, but 1880s from preprinted heading. Probably to Matthew Hopkins, since he requests the addressee give his regards to Pattie (Hopkins’ wife). Moderately toned and separating ... > Item Details
Texas & New Mexico Military Correspondence of Jonas P. Holliday
Lot # 297 - Texas & New Mexico Military Correspondence of Jonas P. Holliday
Lot of 3 ALsS. 1850-1857. Appointed to West Point from New York, Jonas P. Holliday graduated 24th in the class of 1850 and remained in the military service for life. As a young officer in the 2nd Dragoons, he was stationed initially on the Texas and New Mexico frontier and then, after a lengthy s... > 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
Lincoln Conspirator, Samuel B. Arnold, ALsS
Lot # 144 - Lincoln Conspirator, Samuel B. Arnold, ALsS
Samuel B. Arnold (1834-1906). 3 post-war ALsS. Arnold was a Lincoln conspirator involved in two earlier kidnapping attempts, but he had given up by the assassination. All are addressed to Mr. Al Emmett Fostell and dated March 14, 1904, Dec. 23, 1904, and March 3, 1905, all at Friendship, Anne Arunde... > Item Details
[NEWSPAPER] Revolutionary War, <i>Edinburgh Advertiser</i>, with News on the Battle of Yorktown
Lot # 3 - [NEWSPAPER] Revolutionary War, Edinburgh Advertiser, with News on the Battle of Yorktown
Edinburgh Advertiser, Scotland, dated Dec. 4, 1781, 9 x 12 in. Beginning on the front page and continuing for five columns, with two on the front page and three on page 2, the news is announced of the Battle of Yorktown and the surrender of British General Cornwallis to American General George Washi... > Item Details
C.R. Savage Cabinet Photograph of a Shoshone Indian Brave
Lot # 198 - C.R. Savage Cabinet Photograph of a Shoshone Indian Brave
Albumen cabinet card photograph of Shoshone brave seated upon a rock, wearing long braids, disc earrings, and a layered shell necklace. He also wears a wool trade blanket and moccasins. With Savage's Art Bazar Salt Lake City studio imprint verso, ca 1880s. Ex-Ed McAndrews Collection. > Item Details
General Anthony Wayne, ANS, 1796
Lot # 310 - General Anthony Wayne, ANS, 1796
Anthony Wayne (1745-1796). General in the American Revolutionary War, "Mad Anthony." ANS, 7.25 x 3.5 in., August 18, 1792, Pittsburgh, addressed to Colonel O'Hara, Quartermaster General, asking him to furnish a good stout horse to carry the baggage of Lieutenant Nath. Huston and Captain Jeffers. ... > Item Details
W.R. Cross Photograph of Pine Ridge Agency Indians
Lot # 176 - W.R. Cross Photograph of Pine Ridge Agency Indians
Silver gelatin photograph by W.R. Cross, titled in the negative No. 744. Pine Ridge Agency. Indians, ca 1890, 6.75 x 9 in., mounted on board, 8 x 9.5 in. A large group of Sioux dancers are posed in front of a wood tower, probably overlooking the Agency cattle pens. In addition to their dance bells, ... > Item Details
U.S.S. <i>Lake County</i> Sterling Bowl Presented to Ruth Quigley, December 16, 1944
Lot # 98 - U.S.S. Lake County Sterling Bowl Presented to Ruth Quigley, December 16, 1944
A sterling silver bowl engraved USS LST-880 / Ruth W. Quigley / Evansville Ship Yard / December 16, 1944, with the patriotic ribbons used in the christening of the ship under glass in the base of the bowl. 5.125 in. high x 10 in. diameter. The USS Lake County (LST-880) was an LST-542-class tank l... > Item Details
Chief Spotted Tail Photograph by D.F. Barry
Lot # 183 - Chief Spotted Tail Photograph by D.F. Barry
Silver gelatin photograph of Brule Sioux Chief Spotted Tail, 7.75 x 10 in., mounted under cardstock, 10.75 x 16 in., photograph and mount include Barry's blindstamp, plus cardstock mount's verso features printed paper stamp advertising Barry's Superior, Wisconsin studio, and an attached,... > Item Details
David K. Lucas, Vermont 3rd Light Artillery, Civil War Archive
Lot # 326 - David K. Lucas, Vermont 3rd Light Artillery, Civil War Archive
Lot of 9, featuring small pocket diary. David Lucas left breadcrumbs to document the last year of his service during the Civil War, providing brief, telegraphic accounts of the weather and goings on in camp, with little very action until April 1865. No literary stylist, Lucas got right to the poi... > Item Details
Post-Civil War Georgia Broadside for Confederate Auction of Arms
Lot # 58 - Post-Civil War Georgia Broadside for Confederate Auction of Arms
Ordnance & Ordnance Stores, To Be Sold At Public Auction, December 20, 1866, at Augusta Arsenal (Georgia). Bidder's penciled notes and prices next to the majority of lots, indicating that this copy was likely present at the auction. 13 x 14.5 in. Augusta Arsenal was established by the U.S... > Item Details
Harman Blennerhassett & Jacob Westfall Signed Manuscript, Plus
Lot # 370 - Harman Blennerhassett & Jacob Westfall Signed Manuscript, Plus
Lot includes: 1p manuscript promissory note, April 1, 1802, for delivery of a quantity of wood, signed by Blennerhassett and associate Jacob Westfall; 1.25p manuscript account of Blennerhassett's business with merchant Richard Neale, Jr., ca 1800, for a variety of dry goods, food, and labor; and the... > Item Details
Chief Rain-in-the-Face & Wife, Photograph by D.F. Barry
Lot # 179 - Chief Rain-in-the-Face & Wife, Photograph by D.F. Barry
Silver gelatin photograph of Hunkpapa Sioux Chief Rain-in-the-Face and his wife, taken on their wedding day. Rain-in-the-Face's wardrobe was courtesy of D.F. Barry, and he holds a weasel skin medicine charm that he had with him when he fought Custer. 6 x 8 in. (sight), mounted in cardstock with clos... > Item Details
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
ITEMS 1-20 of 20
SKIP TO PAGE: