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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World War I-Period Group of Photographs
Lot # 2122 - World War I-Period Group of Photographs
Lot of 47 ca 1910s-1920s photographs, ranging in size from 2.5 x 7 in., to real photo postcards, to 5 x 7 in.  Subjects include artillery, battleships (USS Tennessee, USS Texas, USS New York, USAT Grant, USAT Somme), scenes in Hawaii and San Francisco Bay, and a nice series on what looks to be ... > Item Details
Roosevelt & Garner Campaign Ephemera, Unusual Donkey Liquid Dispenser
Lot # 2246 - Roosevelt & Garner Campaign Ephemera, Unusual Donkey Liquid Dispenser
An unusual piece featuring a Democratic donkey packing a barrel of booze on one side and shot glasses behind Roosevelt and Garner images on the other.  When the donkey's ear is pressed down, the donkey "urinates" the chosen liquid into the cup beneath between his legs.  Ca 19... > Item Details
Patriotic and Western Cabinet Cards of Gentleman Identified as Antone Welsch
Lot # 2160 - Patriotic and Western Cabinet Cards of Gentleman Identified as Antone Welsch
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Harrison & Morton Jugate Campaign Engraving, 1888
Lot # 2211 - Harrison & Morton Jugate Campaign Engraving, 1888
14 x 10 in. jugate campaign engraving of Benjamin H. Harrison & Levi P. Morton / Republican Candidates For President And Vice President, 1888., surrounded by patriotic symbolism.  Designed by S.J. Ferris, engraved by J.R. Rice, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  > Item Details
Lot of Civil War-Period Images
Lot # 2029 - Lot of Civil War-Period Images
Lot of 21. An unrelated group of Civil War-period photographs consisting of 10 military CDVs and 3 uncased tintypes, all but one unidentified. Plus a post-war mounted albumen measuring 4.25 x 6.5 in., depicting a musician ink identified as “J. G. Campbell, 7th Infantry.” Six more civi... > Item Details
John Nicolay, Lincoln's Secretary, ALS
Lot # 2311 - John Nicolay, Lincoln's Secretary, ALS
1p, 5 x 8 in., Washington, DC, 27 Oct. 1862, on Executive Mansion stationery. To publisher Charles G. Leland about a criticism/suggestion about (presumably) a line in something Nicolay wrote (the line would seem to be from a poem). Nicolay writes: For the line "Turning nor left nor right,"... > Item Details
<i>Oriental and Occidental Northern and Southern Portrait Types of the Midway Plaisance</i>, 1894
Lot # 2326 - Oriental and Occidental Northern and Southern Portrait Types of the Midway Plaisance, 1894
Oriental and Occidental Northern and Southern Portrait Types of the Midway Plaisance.  St. Louis: N.D. Thompson Publishing Co., 1894.  This book serves as a photographic record of the ethnic dress present at the World's Columbian Exposition (Chicago World's Fair) in 1893.  ... > Item Details
Abraham Lincoln Indian Peace Medal
Lot # 2183 - Abraham Lincoln Indian Peace Medal
Approximately 3.0 x 0.2 in. (76mm x 5mm), bronze. Obverse with raised bust of Lincoln, dated 1862, and credit to sculptor S. Ellis; reverse featuring an American Indian preparing to scalp another, a bow and quiver, peace pipe, squaw, and central image of an Indian wearing a headdress plowi... > Item Details
Casselton, Dakota Territory Post Office, Cabinet Card Photograph
Lot # 2448 - Casselton, Dakota Territory Post Office, Cabinet Card Photograph
Ca 1875 albumen photograph on a 4" x 7" yellow mount (usually used for oversized stereoviews), with the verso imprint of J.R. Hamlin of Casselton, D.T., showing two dozen men posed outside the post office. > Item Details
<i>Map of the Territory of New Mexico</i>
Lot # 2388 - Map of the Territory of New Mexico
Abert, J.W. and W.G. Peck. Map of the Territory of New Mexico, Made by Order of Brig. Gen. S.W. Kearny under Instructions from Lieut. W.H. Emory, U.S.T.E. by Lieut's J.W. Abert and W.G. Peck, U.S.T.E, 1846-7. 19.7 x 25.6 in., not colored; elevation indicated by hachures, other features by pictur... > Item Details
King Hussein of Jordan Autographed Photograph
Lot # 2303 - King Hussein of Jordan Autographed Photograph
Hussein bin Talal (1935-1999).  King of Jordan (1952-1999).  9.5 x 7 in. photograph, signed in blue ink.  Inked on verso King Hussein, Jordan, 3/26/77, Personally Autographed. > Item Details
Eight Books from Eugene Field's Library
Lot # 2363 - Eight Books from Eugene Field's Library
Lot of 8. One with authentic Field inscription and signature, the other 7 probably Field-Sickles forgeries. Field, Eugene. The Holy Cross and other Tales. Cambridge: Stone& Kimball, 1893. 16mo, blue trade cloth with gilt front, back and spine, and top page edges, 191pp. Inscribed on ffep To d... > 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
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
Five Badges, Including G.A.R., from Minnesota, Montana, Iowa, Connecticut, & Pennsylvania 
Lot # 2115 - Five Badges, Including G.A.R., from Minnesota, Montana, Iowa, Connecticut, & Pennsylvania 
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James Blaine Figural Cane
Lot # 2208 - James Blaine Figural Cane
Political cane, 35 in. ln., 1 in. ferrule. Plastic head of James G. Blaine with molded embossed inscription at neck base Blaine on front, and Chicago on back. Blaine was nominated in 1884 at the Republican National Convention in Chicago. Wooden shaft.  AUCTIONEER'S NO... > Item Details
<i>Map of Nebraska and Dakota</i>
Lot # 2387 - Map of Nebraska and Dakota
Engineer Dept. U.S. Army. Map of Nebraska and Dakota and Portions of the States and Territories Bordering Thereon... March 1867. Compiled by Bv't. Maj. Gen. G.K. Warren, geology by F.V. Hayden. 33 x 43 in., hand-colored geological map. Indicates locations of many of the native groups at mid-cent... > Item Details
Egyptian President Anwar El Sadat Autographed Photograph
Lot # 2302 - Egyptian President Anwar El Sadat Autographed Photograph
Anwar Sadat (1918-1981).  President of Egypt (1970-1981).  Signed photograph, 9.5 x 7 in., inscribed in black marker Mr. Eberhardt, Best Wishes, and signed in Arabic.  Accompanied by the original envelope from the Arab Republic of Egypt President's Cabinet Public Relations Departm... > Item Details
Political Almanacs of the 19th Century, Lot of 17
Lot # 2380 - Political Almanacs of the 19th Century, Lot of 17
The Whig Almanac and United States Register for 1852. New York: Greeley & McElrath, 1851. 12mo, printed paper wraps, 64 pp. The Tribune Almanac and Political Register. New York: H. Greeley & Company.  For years 1858, 1864 (partial), 1866 (covers missing), 1867, 1868, 1869, 1870,... > Item Details
Autographed CDV of Vermont Murderer, John P. Phair
Lot # 2152 - Autographed CDV of Vermont Murderer, John P. Phair
Signed in lower margin on recto; verso with Copyrighted, May 26th 1877. In the early hours of Tuesday, 9 June 1874, an alarm was sounded indicating that No. 92 Forest Street, Rutland, Vermont, owned by Mrs. Ann Freese, was on fire. The second floor was apparently involved first, and neighbors who... > Item Details
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