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Terrific Oversized Quarter Plate Daguerreotype,
2003 Americana May 8-9.
anonymous, 3.5 x 4" plate in an embossed leather case. A great studio image, with a solar reflector making a strange mottled "saucer" over the heads of the three sitters. The middle gentleman bears a resemblance to Cornelius Cole, California U.S. representative and senator during the Civil War and immediately afterwards.

Brasseur Collection of Cased Images

Plate resealed, case with detached cover. Light mat abrasion along left edge, one bit of corrosion at lower left.
Est $500 - $700
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Civil War Archive of Illnois Governor Richard Yates,
Lot # 465 - Civil War Archive of Illnois Governor Richard Yates,
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5th Ohio National Guard Banner,
Lot # 428 - 5th Ohio National Guard Banner,
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Luman Watson Shelf Clock,
Lot # 1009 - Luman Watson Shelf Clock,
made in Cincinnati, circa 1840-50. 30 hour time & strike wooden works, painted wood dial with Arabic numerals in mahogany case with ebonized 1/2 columns, scrolled pediment. Mirrored lower door, paper label on interior. 16.75" w. x 6" deep x 35.25" h. > Item Details
Drunkard's Path Quilt,
Lot # 865 - Drunkard's Path Quilt,
mid-20th century. Hand made and quilted in purple on white, 68" x 76". > Item Details
Broadside on Silk, Adam Forepaugh Circus Season 1891,
Lot # 619 - Broadside on Silk, Adam Forepaugh Circus Season 1891,
printed in black on gilded silk; advertising the "four-ring circus" of Adam Forepaugh, three arenas and one elevated stage. Forepaugh died in 1890 and Barnum and Bailey who retained Adam Forepaugh, Jr. as the Equestrian Director subsequently bought his circus. The program includes "Part I - Adam Fo... > Item Details
Anti-Jackson Campaign Broadside,
Lot # 117 - Anti-Jackson Campaign Broadside,
"Facts Concerning the Six Militia Men and General Jackson." 15.5 x 22". This broadside (from the 1828 campaign) alleges that Jackson had six Tennessee militiamen executed for desertion, even though they had been honorably discharged after their 3 month term of service expired. After outlining their ... > Item Details
Lettersheet Matagorda, Texas,
Lot # 571 - Lettersheet Matagorda, Texas,
4 pages, single fold; front page has 6 views drawn from nature by Helmuth Holtz: vignette of Church and the Masonic Hall surmounting a page-wide depiction of the Hotel with fashionably dressed people in the foreground; below, images of the Courthouse, Residence of Col. R.H. Williams, and Mr. G. Burk... > Item Details
Cast Metal Perfume Advertising Stand,
Lot # 916 - Cast Metal Perfume Advertising Stand,
white metal, late 19th century. Open work in gothic style, top with mirrored back and pierced "No. V S Burch & Co./Perfumers/Rochester, N.Y." Stand for display of bottled perfumes is half circle with pierced fence front and 8 feet. Tray with oval stamped brass tag on top "Patent/Applied For." Rear w... > Item Details
Edwardian Mahogany Plate Stand,
Lot # 1081 - Edwardian Mahogany Plate Stand,
circa 1910. Three circular graduated tiers with ball handle at top. 36" h. with lower plate tray being 13" d. Original finish. > Item Details
Pair of Early American Wrought Iron Fire Dogs,
Lot # 666 - Pair of Early American Wrought Iron Fire Dogs,
with nice ring top finial and flaring feet, 13" deep x 16" high. > Item Details
Henry Clay Campaign Ribbon,
Lot # 121 - Henry Clay Campaign Ribbon,
(Sullivan & Fischer HC-37), B&W printed silk, 2.8" x 9.2". Vignette at top of shield crest flanked by rampant horses and surmounted by spread winged eagle; second vignette with eagle perched atop rock with ribbon in beak that reads "His Country’s Friend/In The Hour of Danger;" oval portrait with arc... > Item Details
Victorian Inlaid Stand,
Lot # 904 - Victorian Inlaid Stand,
American, circa 1880. Folk art lamp stand, mixed woods with 20.7" square top inlaid with a variety of native & imported hardwoods (cherry, walnut, maple & mahogany) on an oak base. Square column with pedestal base and four short scrolled feet; 29.7" high. > Item Details
Staffordshire Figure of Ben Franklin,
Lot # 790 - Staffordshire Figure of Ben Franklin,
wearing purple pants, black waistcoat, and 18th century style gray wig. He is seated in green armchair with arm resting on a book. 1st half of the 19th century, 8.75" high. While this figure is attributed to be Franklin, in truth it does not resemble him much. > Item Details
Early Civil War Photograph of 7th Delaware,
Lot # 294 - Early Civil War Photograph of 7th Delaware,
albumen showing the above unit encamped on the outskirts of D.C., with mat inscribed "Washington 1863-The 7th Del. Battery-Union Army-Defense of Wash. D.C." Image size 6.6 x 8.5". This unit appears to be Nield's Independent Battery Light Artillery, attached to the 7th Army Corps. This unit was ac... > Item Details
Empire Sewing Stand,
Lot # 748 - Empire Sewing Stand,
mahogany, American, circa 1840-50, 15" deep x 22" wide x 30.5" h. Ogee lift lid opens to reveal mirrored lid and divided compartment and original wallpaper liner. Drawer below. Lyre-shaped supports with scroll cut stretcher, brass hardware and castors, original finish. > Item Details
Ambrotype of Civil War Infantry Pards,
Lot # 249 - Ambrotype of Civil War Infantry Pards,
crisp sixth plate of two young soldiers wearing straight regulation uniform and equipment including useless brass shoulder scales from early in the war. Both carry large .69 caliber bayonets without retaining ring. The M1858 Hardee hats have no identifying insignia but a previous catalog description... > Item Details
Transfer Receipt For Slaves, 1836,
Lot # 166 - Transfer Receipt For Slaves, 1836,
1pp., 3 x 8.25", n.p., 26 October. "Rec'd. of John & David White [probably executors] of Pleasant White dec'd. three negroes slaves Lydia & her youngest child Nancy & Caty appraised to six hundred dollars ... agreeable to the last Will & Testament of the said P. White dec'd." Transferred to Harry (o... > Item Details
Oil on Canvas Kentucky Portraits by C.R. Parker,
Lot # 712 - Oil on Canvas Kentucky Portraits by C.R. Parker,
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Folk Art Watercolor After Kellogg
Lot # 923 - Folk Art Watercolor After Kellogg "Puppies" Print,
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