Lot 2146    

Album of Sixteenth Plate Tintypes, Including Portrait of Cat
12/6/2012 - American History: TIMED Auction - ends 12/17
Lot of 88 gem-sized tintypes. Album is 3.25 x 3.5 in. leather with raised equal-armed cross. Spine has gilt designs and Album. Page edges also gilt. All portraits of people except the last.

Condition:  
Paper around a number of slots for images torn (no images in them) - it would have held 96 images originally. One half of clasp broken. Binding separated in center. Tintypes typical with a few bends, no major scratches or corrosion noted. No attempt to remove any of them from the album pages, however.
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<i>Buffalo Bill's Wild West: Drawings from Life</i> by Charles Henckel
Lot # 2464 - Buffalo Bill's Wild West: Drawings from Life by Charles Henckel
Henckel, Charles. Buffalo Bill's Wild West: Drawings from Life. Bruckmann'sche Buchdruckerei, Munich, 1891. First edition; original red cloth with illustration pasted to front cover, plus 10 additional chromolithograph plates (loose) with captions in English, French and German. Edg... > Item Details
Union Oath Document Signed by Ambrose Calivers, Confederate Infantry 
Lot # 2082 - Union Oath Document Signed by Ambrose Calivers, Confederate Infantry 
3" x 8.5", signed by Calivers(?) of Wythe County, Virginia, witnessed and dated November 6, 1865. > Item Details
Cotton Centenary Souvenir Apron, 1890
Lot # 2061 - Cotton Centenary Souvenir Apron, 1890
Lithographed cotton souvenir apron celebrating the Cotton Centenary of 1790-1890, with a repeating pattern of red, white, and blue stripes, with stars in each stripe, overlayed with a medallion portrait of Samuel Slater, and a medallion with an image of the Old Slater Mill, both within laurel garlan... > Item Details
Brig. General Ambrose Stevens, Civil War ALS
Lot # 2063 - Brig. General Ambrose Stevens, Civil War ALS
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Fine Group of Russian, Large Format Albumen Photographs
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Lot of 5, each 6.5 x 8.5 in. prints on 9.5 x 12.5 in. mounts with Cyrillic backmarks and penciled inscriptions.  Latin transliteration identifies the photographer as M. Dmitrev of Nizhny Novgorod. An unprofessional translation of the inscriptions reads as follows: Children Being Fed - In Gor... > Item Details
Revolutionary War Veteran Pension Application, 1820
Nellie Tayloe Ross, First Female State Governer, and Director of the U.S. Mint, Signed Photograph
Lot # 2304 - Nellie Tayloe Ross, First Female State Governer, and Director of the U.S. Mint, Signed Photograph
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Pennsylvania Governor, Joseph Hiester, LS, Plus Related Political Cartoon Regarding Slavery
Lot # 2291 - Pennsylvania Governor, Joseph Hiester, LS, Plus Related Political Cartoon Regarding Slavery
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Home of Washington, Mount Vernon Photograph by Dillon
Lot # 2173 - Home of Washington, Mount Vernon Photograph by Dillon
10.875 x 7.625 in. print on a larger mount with the imprint of photographer Luke C. Dillon, Washington, D.C., and the title Home of Washington, Mount Vernon, Va.  About 50 people are in the frame, including many men wearing GAR badges, and one displays a large drum which reads The American Drum... > Item Details
Civil War CDVs & Tintype of Soldiers, Two Armed
Lot # 2027 - Civil War CDVs & Tintype of Soldiers, Two Armed
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Supreme Court Justices Signed Pamphlet, Including Rehnquist, Stevens, Brennan, Marshall, Plus
Lot # 2296 - Supreme Court Justices Signed Pamphlet, Including Rehnquist, Stevens, Brennan, Marshall, Plus
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<i>The Yellow Kid</i> Large Mask, from the American Mask Manufacturing Company
Lot # 2332 - The Yellow Kid Large Mask, from the American Mask Manufacturing Company
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Buffalo Bill Cabinet Card by Pirou, Paris, 1889
Lot # 2468 - Buffalo Bill Cabinet Card by Pirou, Paris, 1889
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Bull Train Camp Scene Photograph
Lot # 2458 - Bull Train Camp Scene Photograph
Ca 1880s albumen photograph on a boudoir size mount (8.5" x 5.25") lacking any imprints or inscriptions. The image shows two large wagon trains at camp, one of which is comprised of at least 14 bulls and 4 wagons. > Item Details
Lot of Chief Joseph/Nez Perce Items, Including Treaty, Map, Newspapers, and Photograph
Lot # 2407 - Lot of Chief Joseph/Nez Perce Items, Including Treaty, Map, Newspapers, and Photograph
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Fine Folk Art CDV Wall Frame Featuring CDVs of Lincoln, Grant, & Other Politicians
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Egyptian President Anwar El Sadat Autographed Photograph
Lot # 2302 - Egyptian President Anwar El Sadat Autographed Photograph
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Henry Halleck, U.S. Army Officer, Autographed Watercolor Portrait
Lot # 2066 - Henry Halleck, U.S. Army Officer, Autographed Watercolor Portrait
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Taft & Sherman Jugate Color Portrait Plates, Plus
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General James W. Pope Manuscript Account About Ft. Leavenworth, KS
Lot # 2432 - General James W. Pope Manuscript Account About Ft. Leavenworth, KS
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