Lot 2147    

Collection of Tintypes and CDVs, including Southern Backmarks
12/6/2012 - American History: TIMED Auction - ends 12/17
Lot of over 50 tintypes and 30 CDVs, plus 8 circa 1940s prints. The tintypes range from sixth-plates to gem size, all portraits of men, women, children, or couples, with the featured piece being a fine ninth plate of three men raising their drinks at a small table. The CDVs are from various photographers, many from Brooklyn, and many related to each other as evidenced by the verso inscriptions. Also, there are several CDVs featuring rare Kentucky backmarks, including Bergman of Louisville, Excelsior Gallery of Louisville, Brown's Gallery of Hopkinsville, E.L. Foulks of Hopkinsville, and R.A. Marshall's Gallery of Hartford, KY.

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William Henry Harrison 1840 Presidential Campaign Ribbon
Lot # 2175 - William Henry Harrison 1840 Presidential Campaign Ribbon
5 x 3 in. silk imprinted with black ink.  Headlined "Paxton Straight-Outs."  Ribbon features a log cabin and American flag above the slogan, "Buff and Blue, Tough and True, For Tippecanoe." Framed. William Henry Harrison's successful presidential campaign in... > Item Details
N.A. Forsythe Stereoview, <i>The Choosing Dance of the Blackfeet</i>
Lot # 2411 - N.A. Forsythe Stereoview, The Choosing Dance of the Blackfeet
Standard size view on a curved dark gray mount with the imprinted caption The Choosing Dance of the Blackfeet on recto, although "Blackfeet" has been crossed out with black ink, showing at least 100 Blackfoot and settlers encircling the dancers who are encircling an American flag. No publi... > Item Details
45-Star Parade Flag
Lot # 2059 - 45-Star Parade Flag
Printed glazed muslin, 45-star parade flag, stars arranged in 8/7/8/7/7/8 horizontal rows, 19.5 x 34.5 in., attached to wooden 20.25 in. dowel.  > Item Details
42-Star American Flag
Lot # 2057 - 42-Star American Flag
30 x 24 in., stenciled cotton.  Following the accession of South Dakota, North Dakota, Montana, and Washington in November of 1889, companies and individual citizens alike had been producing new 42-star flags in anticipation of July 4, 1890, when the new flags would officially replace the old 3... > Item Details
Daniel Boyer, Boyertown, PA, Broadside Regarding Preservation of Union
Lot # 2085 - Daniel Boyer, Boyertown, PA, Broadside Regarding Preservation of Union
1p, 8.5 x 12.25 in. Boyertown, PA, 17 July 1860. Broadside announces that a written address will be read by Daniel Boyer at the public house on 1 Sept. 1860 at 3 o'clock (pm). The "Preface" to the address is the bottom text of the publication. It is very circumspect, but seems to be a ... > Item Details
Temperance Poster, <i>The Saloon or the Boys and Girls</i>
Lot # 2351 - Temperance Poster, The Saloon or the Boys and Girls
Chromolithographed poster of two young people holding an American flag, with following caption: The Saloon or the Boys and Girls / The American Issue. Marked lower right The Anti-Saloon League Press Bureau, Westerville, Ohio, published by Typographical Union Abel / Westerville, O... > Item Details
Civil War Etching of <i>Rittenhouse Square, 1862</i>, Philadelphia
Lot # 2100 - Civil War Etching of Rittenhouse Square, 1862, Philadelphia
Edward Gregory Smith (New England, 1880-1961). Titled and signed by the artist in pencil in the lower margin. Matted, 7.5" x 9.5" sight, 12.5" X 14" overall. > Item Details
Henry Halleck, U.S. Army Officer, Autographed Watercolor Portrait
Lot # 2066 - Henry Halleck, U.S. Army Officer, Autographed Watercolor Portrait
Henry Halleck (1815-1872).  Major general who served as general-in-chief and chief of staff of the U.S. Army during the Civil War.  11.75 x 9.25 in. oval watercolor portrait of Halleck in civilian attire, on a 16 x 13 in. mount signed H.W. Halleck. > Item Details
CSA President Jefferson Davis & General <i>Stonewall</i> Jackson Cabinet Cards
Lot # 2035 - CSA President Jefferson Davis & General Stonewall Jackson Cabinet Cards
Lot of 2, including: Ca 1880s cabinet card portrait of former CSA President Jefferson Davis, by Howell of New York. Cabinet card of General Stonewall Jackson, published by Handy of Washington, DC. > Item Details
<i>The Financial and Mining Record</i>, 1887
Lot # 2441 - The Financial and Mining Record, 1887
Chisolm, Alex R. and Jordan, Thomas, eds. New York; May, 14, 1887, Vol. xxi, No. 20. Small folio with printed paper wraps; i-vi, 305-320 numb. pp, vii-xii. Numbered pages with mining news, stocks of mines and railways, new patents. Roman numeral pages with ads for mining equipment, books (including ... > Item Details
Secretarially Signed Land Grants, Lot of 9
Lot # 2286 - Secretarially Signed Land Grants, Lot of 9
Most approx. 10 x 16 in. and 5 on vellum, 4 on paper. Includes three secretarially signed for Martin Van Buren, dated 2 Dec. 1839 for Thomas clark, Morgan Co., IL, and two dated 1 Jan. 1840, one for James Shannon and one for George Cuddy, both of Madison Co., IL. One with statement fr... > Item Details
Political Campaign Portrait Tiles, Republican State Convention, Zanesville, OH, 1895, Including McKinley
Lot # 2200 - Political Campaign Portrait Tiles, Republican State Convention, Zanesville, OH, 1895, Including McKinley
Lot of 5 tiles by the American Encaustic Tiling Co., Ltd., of Zanesville, Ohio.  Four are 3 x 3 in. portrait tiles made for the 1896 presidential campaign, featuring Republican nominees William McKinley (two tiles) and Garrett Hobart, and Democratic nominee for president William Jennings Bryan.... > Item Details
Land Grant Signed by James Monroe
Lot # 2276 - Land Grant Signed by James Monroe
Approx. 10 x 16 in., partially preprinted on vellum. [Washington, DC], 10 Jan. 1822. Signed by James Monroe as President, and Josiah Meigs as Commission of the General Land Office. For land in Illinois for Abyrom McKenney(?). With partial seal. > Item Details
Political Mechanical & Piggy Banks, Including Reagan & Tip O'Neill, Jimmy Carter, and Hawaiian Statehood
Lot # 2273 - Political Mechanical & Piggy Banks, Including Reagan & Tip O'Neill, Jimmy Carter, and Hawaiian Statehood
Lot of 4, including: Penny Pineapple Hawaii pineapple head cast iron mechanical bank commemorating Hawaii becoming the 50th state in 1959; 8.5 in. tall. Ronald Reagan / Tip O'Neill mechanical bank by Miley's of Marion, Ohio, copyright 1983, titled Commemorating the Great Political Feud... > Item Details
W.C. Handy,
Lot # 2319 - W.C. Handy, "Father of the Blues," Autographed Photograph
William Christopher Handy (1873-1958).  "The Father of the Blues."  8 x 10 in. photograph signed in black ink to a Miss Eberhardt William C. Handy / 8-9-1951.  Accompanied by a 4pp typewritten letter from the Handy Brothers Music Co., Inc., also dated August 9, 1951 and secr... > Item Details
20th Century Musicians, Composers, & Opera Stars, Autographed Photographs, Including Heifetz & Menuhin
Lot # 2318 - 20th Century Musicians, Composers, & Opera Stars, Autographed Photographs, Including Heifetz & Menuhin
Lot of 7 signed photographs, including: Eleanor Steber (1914-1990).  American operatic soprano.  Two 8 x 10 in. signed photographs. Jascha Heifetz (1901-1987).  Lithuanian-American violinist.  8 x 10 in. signed photograph, dated 1951. Gladys Swarthout (1900-1969).  ... > Item Details
Colonel Ruth Goshen, <i>The Turkish Giant</i> CDV & Cabinet Card
Lot # 2328 - Colonel Ruth Goshen, The Turkish Giant CDV & Cabinet Card
Lot of 2, including a cabinet card by Bogardus of New York and a CDV by R.A. Lord of New York.  Cabinet card ca 1879, imprinted Col. Ruth Goshon (sic) / Age 43 years, Weight 620 lbs, Height 7 feet 11 inches, and signed in pencil on verso.  CDV pencil inscribed similarly but with an age of ... > Item Details
Pair of Hand Colored Civil War Prints by W.T. Trego
Lot # 2102 - Pair of Hand Colored Civil War Prints by W.T. Trego
A celebrated late 19th century American painter specializing in military subjects, William B.T. Trego (1858-1909) was noted for his realistic portrayal of battle scenes and uniforms. This original pair of hand colored Civil War prints dated 1893 are from Trego’s popular Army & Navy of the ... > Item Details
James Monroe Signed Land Grant
Lot # 2274 - James Monroe Signed Land Grant
James Monroe (1758-1831). Fifth President of the United States (1817-1825).  Vellum, 13.25 x 8.5 in., dated July 22, 1823, a land grant to William Pope, Jr., for 160 acres near Vincennes, Indiana, signed by James Monroe as President of the United States. > Item Details
Archive of Letters Related to the Coffinberry Family of Grand Rapids, MI, Including Civil War
Lot # 2072 - Archive of Letters Related to the Coffinberry Family of Grand Rapids, MI, Including Civil War
Lot of 10 letters, most either to Wright Lewis Coffinberry (1807 - 1889) or from his son, Andrew Beech Coffinberry (1837-1907), MI 1st Eng. The elder Coffinberry was born in Ohio, and largely self-taught other than a rudimentary frontier education. He married Jane Beech (Beach) in 1831 and settled f... > Item Details
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