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Wabash Rail Way Work Gang Tintype,
2002 Americana & Decorative Arts. November 20.
on a railroad with 2 hand cars, one of which has "Wabash Rail Way" on side, 4.5" x 6.6".

Condition:  
Old yellowed over varnish & minor scratches.
Est $150 - $250
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Louisiana State Militia Officers Sword,
Lot # 225 - Louisiana State Militia Officers Sword,
with 31" double edged sword with 1/2 length fuller, with acid etched patriotic and floral designs on blade, cast knights helm pommel, ribbed ivory grip, spread eagle wings quillons, with shield shaped langets, total length 37.5". Brass scabbard with double carrying rings, simple top mounted plate t... > Item Details
Photograph of Lone Wolf By Alexander Gardner,
Lot # 349 - Photograph of Lone Wolf By Alexander Gardner,
albumen print, 5 x 7.5" mounted on larger board, titled in negative "Kiowa" and identified with typed strip paper label "408. Kiowa. Lone Wolf." Negative probably taken by Alexander Gardner as part of a treaty delegation in Washington in 1872. Likely printed later by the Bureau of American Ethnology... > Item Details
Mexican War  Letter,
Lot # 149 - Mexican War Letter,
ALS signed Enos P. Wiley, to Wm. Carter, Sept. 29, 1846 "Texas, Mouth of the Riogrand" [sic]. Written by a soldier who took sick and was recovering in camp. Mentions Taylor’s march on "Montary" [sic] and impending battle, with troop strengths, and likelihood of peace coming soon. Talks of unscrup... > Item Details
Watercolor of Shawnee Prophet, Tenskwatawa,
Lot # 143 - Watercolor of Shawnee Prophet, Tenskwatawa,
17 x 12.5" on laid paper. A fine portrait of the brother of Tecumseh, after the original portrait published by Thomas McKenney and James Hall in their monumental "History of the Indian Tribes of North America" (1837-1844). The present work of unknown age, though likely 20th century. > Item Details
Civil War Era Tin Cups,
Lot # 721 - Civil War Era Tin Cups,
lot of 9, of the type commonly used by enlisted personnel in both the Union & Confederate armies and one tin cup type candle lantern/chamber stick. Three matching with tin ring handle, 3.7" high; 2 others with handle, 3.25" & 5.7" high (chamber stick), 3 matching tumbler type, 2.5" high & one tumb... > Item Details
Rare W. J. Bryant Presidential Campaign Button,
Lot # 97 - Rare W. J. Bryant Presidential Campaign Button,
with the candidate riding a bicycle on a tight wire, the wire flying banners of "TRUST" and "EMPERIALISM" and slogan "People's Air Line...On to Washington." Whitehead & Hoag Co., 1.25" diameter. One of the rarest of the Bryan's. > Item Details
Tintype of a Well-Dressed African-American Gentleman,
Lot # 114 - Tintype of a Well-Dressed African-American Gentleman,
holding a walking stick, 6th plate mounted in embossed paper covered case. > Item Details
Scarce Manuscript Indian Captivity Account,
Lot # 451 - Scarce Manuscript Indian Captivity Account,
"Narrative of Abel Janney" (4x6.5"), 29p., and "Adventures of Abel Janney" (8.25x13"), 10p., n.d. [describing events of 1782-1783] From the French and Indian War through the War of 1812, the Ohio Valley was immersed in almost continual warfare, between British, French, and Americans, between India... > Item Details
Photograph of Indian Band, Taos, New Mexico,
Lot # 370 - Photograph of Indian Band, Taos, New Mexico,
anonymous silver gelatin print, circa 1900-1910, 12.5 x 9.5". Great image of a large band of Native Americans in feathered regalia, holding their brass instruments. Partial sign visible, right hand side "_ome of _CARSON, _ew Me_." Assume this to be Taos. > Item Details
Photograph of Lindall's Cliff Dwellers Indian Band,
Lot # 368 - Photograph of Lindall's Cliff Dwellers Indian Band,
anonymous, 9.5 x 7.75" silver gelatin photograph mounted on larger grey board. Scene of a large group of Native American men and women -- possibly Kiowa? -- standing before a false cliff with a sign "Entrance to Cliff", and at far right a small group of Indian and Anglo musicians. This may be one o... > Item Details
Civil War Archive of W. L. Savage, 10th Connecticut,
Lot # 265 - Civil War Archive of W. L. Savage, 10th Connecticut,
211 ALsS. September 1861-October 1864 From his days as a raw recruit from Greenwich, Conn., William L. Savage was a model soldier. Mustered in at Hartford as a Sergeant in Co. I, 10th Connecticut Infantry, in September 1861, Savage earned a promotion to Sgt. Major in February 1862, before receiv... > Item Details
Original Civil War Pen and Ink Illustration,
Lot # 274 - Original Civil War Pen and Ink Illustration,
by John Douglas Woodward (1846-1924). Two drawings on a single 15.5 x 13.5 sheet, apparently done for Century Magazine. One a view of the "Shebang", the officers quarters of the U.S. Sanitary Commission, with tents, horses, and officers posed outside; the other a view of the General Post Office of ... > Item Details
Grover Cleveland, ALS,
Lot # 429 - Grover Cleveland, ALS,
framed. A 2 page letter, Princeton, June 26, 1904, 6.5 x 10.25" visible. The letter is addressed to William Oliphant, who, as a newspaper clipping with the letter points out, was a friend and fellow company guide in the 24th Indiana with Grover's only brother Richard. Richard and most of the soldier... > Item Details
USS Saratoga Presentation Photograph Album, 1885,
Lot # 330 - USS Saratoga Presentation Photograph Album, 1885,
"Scenes on Board A Man-of-War." Oblong folio, blue cloth with embossed gilt title and scene of the Saratoga, and "Presented to Miss Ida E. Bishop" in gilt, containing 19 albumen printing out paper images, each 9.25 x 7.25", mounted one to a page, showing the crew, military exercises, the band, the ... > Item Details
McKinley Campaign and Memorial Collection,
Lot # 93 - McKinley Campaign and Memorial Collection,
lot of 3. Includes a brass finished cast iron relief bust with kick prop rear and memorial laurel wreath at base9.5" wide x 11" high, marked on rear "2:4"; PLUS a rare black glass memorial 9" plate with bust portrait of McKinley in gold and reticulated edge; AND a campaign tumbler in clear glass wit... > Item Details
Early American Baskets,
Lot # 651 - Early American Baskets,
lot of 2, both 19th century. Includes a barrel-shaped split hickory storage basket, 15" wide x 18" high with nice old patina; AND a buttocks-shaped hickory basket with fixed handle, weathered patina, 16" long x 15" wide x 14" high. > Item Details
Cincinnati to California  1852 Wagon Train Contract,
Lot # 379 - Cincinnati to California 1852 Wagon Train Contract,
7.75 " x 6.25" "MEMORANDUM OF AGREEMENT, Between Joseph Dana & Co....." Signed in type "Cincinnati 1852.." An unissued printed agreement in which this Cincinnati based company agrees to furnish transportation from Cincinnati to Council Bluffs, Iowa and "from thence will provide good strong wagons,... > Item Details
American Wrought Iron Hearth Tools,
Lot # 784 - American Wrought Iron Hearth Tools,
lot of 3. Early 19th century American. Includes a nice round bowl tasting ladle, 13" long with 2.3" d. bowl; PLUS a 16.5" long ladle with 4.5" d. bowl; AND a roasting fork, 18" long. > Item Details
Cincinnati Berkshire Bitters Pig Flask,
Lot # 672 - Cincinnati Berkshire Bitters Pig Flask,
amber glass with "Berkshire Bitters" on left side & "Amann & Co. Cincinnati" on right, this is the fat pig, 10" long & mold blown. > Item Details
Rare Lewis Cass Campaign Pipe,
Lot # 52 - Rare Lewis Cass Campaign Pipe,
redware of the Democratic Presidential candidate for 1848, defeated by the Whig, Z. Taylor. Cass was the first Democrat to run for president from the old NW Territory, former Territorial Governor of Michigan, U.S. Senator 1845-48 and Secretary of State under Buchanan. This pipe has "Lewis" embossed... > Item Details
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