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Calamity Jane Photograph by H.R. Locke
6/21/2012 - American History, Including the Civil War
Portrait of Calamity Jane, General Crook's Scout, from period copy negative by H.R. Locke, Deadwood, ca 1895. 7.5 x 9.25 in.
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Turner Ashby, Confederate Lieutenant Colonel, War-Date DS
Lot # 353 - Turner Ashby, Confederate Lieutenant Colonel, War-Date DS
Turner Ashby (1828-1862). A signed Confederate States of America pay voucher, February 7, 1862, no place, acknowledging receipt of $555 for three months service, November 1, 1861 to January 31, 1862, signed in black ink Thomas Ashby / Lt Col Comdg Cvry. Ashby served as a Confederate Cavalry Brigadi... > Item Details
W.H. Jackson Photograph of Girls at San Juan Pueblo
Lot # 218 - W.H. Jackson Photograph of Girls at San Juan Pueblo
Unusual two-panel albumen photograph of San Juan women with pots on their heads, ca 1880s, title written in negative, with Jackson's Denver studio imprint on verso, tipped on 4.5 x 7 in. stereoview mount. > Item Details
George A. Custer CDV by Goldin
Lot # 236 - George A. Custer CDV by Goldin
CDV of George A. Custer as Major General, with Gen Custar [sic] printed below image, no backmark, but taken in May 1865 by John Goldin & Co. (Katz-70). > Item Details
Samuel Lawrence, Early New York Representative, & the Lawrence Family Manuscript Archive
Lot # 375 - Samuel Lawrence, Early New York Representative, & the Lawrence Family Manuscript Archive
An extensive archive of approximately 67 documents of the noted Lawrence family of New York, spanning the years 1799 to 1908. Dealing primarily with Congressman Samuel Lawrence (1773-1837), but also concerning among other things the sea trade of Samuel’s uncle, captain Andrew Lawrence, from 1799 to ... > Item Details
Chief Red Cloud Photograph by D.F. Barry
Lot # 184 - Chief Red Cloud Photograph by D.F. Barry
Silver gelatin photograph of the aged Oglala Chief Red Cloud, 7 x 9.5 in. (sight), mounted in cardstock with back cover, 10.75 x 16 in., photograph and mount include Barry's blindstamp, plus cardstock's verso features printed paper stamp advertising Barry's Superior, Wisconsin studio. Ac... > Item Details
J.N. Choate Cabinet Card of American Horse
Lot # 189 - J.N. Choate Cabinet Card of American Horse
Cabinet photograph of American Horse Sioux Chief, as identified on mount below image, with J.N. Choate's Carlisle, PA backmark. > Item Details
General George Crook Photograph by D.F. Barry
Lot # 241 - General George Crook Photograph by D.F. Barry
Silver gelatin photograph of General George Crook, 5.25 x 9.25 in., mounted in cardstock with closing cover, 8.5 x 14.25 in., photograph and mount include Barry's blindstamp, plus cardstock folder's verso features printed paper stamp advertising Barry's Superior, Wisconsin studio. Photog... > Item Details
Confederate E. Kirby Smith, Signed Cabinet Photograph
Lot # 347 - Confederate E. Kirby Smith, Signed Cabinet Photograph
Cabinet card photograph of an aged E. Kirby Smith, with Spencer Judd's Sewanee, Tenn. imprint and E. Kirby Smith autographed on mount below image. Verso features what appears to be a facsimile inscription, With Kind Regards, Your Friend E. Kirby Smith. Edmund Kirby Smith (1824-1893) was a Con... > Item Details
John Mosby, Confederate General, Autographed CDV & Post-War ALS
Lot # 349 - John Mosby, Confederate General, Autographed CDV & Post-War ALS
Lot of 2, including signed CDV and ALS. Cdv by E. & H.T. Anthony, signed in black ink in the recto margin. ALS is 1.25pp, on Mosby's business letterhead, dated September 13, 1888, at San Francisco, addressed to A.E. Allen, Esq., discussing Benjamin Harrison and the upcoming presidential election: ..... > Item Details
CSN Engineer Benjamin S. Herring Archive, 1853-1891
Lot # 355 - CSN Engineer Benjamin S. Herring Archive, 1853-1891
This fine lot features the following: Benjamin Herring's gray military vest with four attached naval buttons, plus six unattached naval buttons, most likely from the vest; Herring's pre-war chapeau in original tin box; one war-date engineer's drawing for engines of CSS Vicksburg; Herring... > Item Details
Tom Thumb's
Lot # 118 - Tom Thumb's "Fairy" Carriage and Miniature Horses, Sixth Plate Ambrotype
Anonymous, ca 1850-55 ambrotype of Tom Thumb's miniature carriage posed in a street before a white picket fence. While Tom is not visible, the carriage is drawn by two miniature spotted ponies and is attended by a uniformed driver and footman (actually children). Several adults and children look... > Item Details
James Smith, Signer of Declaration of Independence, ALS, 1769
Lot # 309 - James Smith, Signer of Declaration of Independence, ALS, 1769
James Smith (1719-1806). Delegate to the Continental Congress from Pennsylvania (1776-1778) and signer of the Declaration of independence. ALS, 1p, on laid paper with royal watermark, September 22, 1769, at York (PA), addressed to Jasper Yeats, Esq., of Lancaster, regarding a civil legal matter. ... > Item Details
Will of Revolutionary War Hero Thomas Key
Lot # 360 - Will of Revolutionary War Hero Thomas Key
Thomas Key (1750-1821) settled in the Edgefield, S.C. area. He served as a Captain in Col. LeRoy Hammond’s regiment during the Revolutionary War. An historical marker at Horn’s Creek notes that Key "...Attacked a party of Tories under the command of Captain Clark. The Tories were de... > Item Details
Cayuse Chief <i>Poor Crane</i>, Also Known as <i>Cutmouth John</i>, Quarter Plate Tintype
Lot # 170 - Cayuse Chief Poor Crane, Also Known as Cutmouth John, Quarter Plate Tintype
Remarkable quarter plate tintype of American Indian chief identified as Yehtiinwic, or Poor Crane (ca 1814-1891), whose name indicates that he was Cayuse, although it has also been suggested that he was Umatilla. Poor Crane's frontier nickname was Cutmouth John, which he acqu... > 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
W. G. Chamberlain CDV of <i>Ouray, Chief of the Ute Indians</i>
Lot # 208 - W. G. Chamberlain CDV of Ouray, Chief of the Ute Indians
Albumen cdv with Chamberlain's Denver, Colorado, backmark, circa 1868. With ink title inscription on verso. Ouray’s coat, made of dark blue wool, saved-list trade cloth with strips of porcupine quillwork on the arms and shoulders, and leather fringes, is now in the National Museum of the A... > Item Details
Charles J. Belden Photograph of a Sheepherder Tending His Flock in a Blizzard
Lot # 276 - Charles J. Belden Photograph of a Sheepherder Tending His Flock in a Blizzard
Silver gelatin photograph, unmarked, but by Charles Belden, showing a ranch hand tending to a herd of sheep in a snowstorm. Most likely taken in Wyoming, 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 ... > Item Details
George Custer Photograph by D.F. Barry
Lot # 238 - George Custer Photograph by D.F. Barry
Silver gelatin photograph of Custer in his buckskin suit, 4.5 x 6.5 in. (sight), mounted in cardstock with closing cover, 7 x 11 in., photograph and mount include Barry's blindstamp, plus cardstock folder's verso features printed paper stamp advertising Barry's Superior, Wisconsin studio... > Item Details
Charles Belden Photograph of Sheep on a Snow-Covered Hillside
Lot # 277 - Charles Belden Photograph of Sheep on a Snow-Covered Hillside
Silver gelatin photograph with backstamp Photograph Copyright by Charles J. Belden Z/T Ranch Pitchfork, Wyoming. Verso features typed title and caption: Under the Shadow of the Snow-Capped Rockies. / A band of range sheep grazing below the high mountains., plus a stamp that reads Return to Plain Dea... > Item Details
Joseph Galloway, British Tory, DS, 1767
Lot # 308 - Joseph Galloway, British Tory, DS, 1767
DS, 2pp, 8 x 13 in., Philadelphia, 23 Oct. 1767. Summary of land titles to demonstrate ownership of a 1000 acre piece, signed by Galloway, Joseph (1731-1803). Apparently, the land in question was thought to be in Maryland when a temporary survey line was run, but a later permanent survey placed them... > Item Details
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