Lot 257    

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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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
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Half plate tintype of a parade marcher carrying the very rare ballot box torch produced by the McGregor Adams Company of Chicago in 1880. There are less than a handful of these glass globe torches in existence today and images of them are equally rare, especially in the large half plate size, the la... > Item Details
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Gettysburg Amputee, Private George Warner CDV
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Letters Between the Sturges Brothers, Most Antebellum, Including J.R. Sturges, 3rd GA Infantry, KIA
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Mexican War Sash Worn by William Rhodes Reynolds, Plus Post-War CDV
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St. Tammany, American Indian Chief, Bronzed White Metal Sculpture
Lot # 155 - St. Tammany, American Indian Chief, Bronzed White Metal Sculpture
22.5 in. high; titled on the base St. Tammany, and marked Copyright by C.M. Hill, New York, 1892.  St. Tammany, or "Tamanend" (c.1628-c.1698) was a Lenape chief who fostered peaceful cooperation among the Native American tribes and the English settlers who established Pennsylvania.&nb... > Item Details
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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
[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
J.N. Choate Cabinet Cards of American Indian Chiefs
Lot # 190 - J.N. Choate Cabinet Cards of American Indian Chiefs
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[NEWSPAPER] <i>Albany Journal</i> with Republican Party Presidential Advertisement, 1856
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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
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
Battle of the Nile, 1798, Poster
Lot # 2 - Battle of the Nile, 1798, Poster
An Exact Representation of the English & French Fleets under the Command of Rear-Admiral Sr. Horatio Nelson, K.B. & Admiral Brueys off the Mouth of the Nile, on the 1st of August 1798.; 24 x 18.5 in., on heavy paper. London: Published 18 Oct.r 1798 by Laurie & Whittle No. 53 Fleet Street... > 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
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Group of 36 and 38-Star American Parade Flags
Lot # 79 - Group of 36 and 38-Star American Parade Flags
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