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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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-Era Newspapers, Including April 13, 1865 <i>Philadelphia Inquirer</i>
Lot # 2089 - Civil War-Era Newspapers, Including April 13, 1865 Philadelphia Inquirer
Lot of 4, including: The Sun (The Baltimore Sun), dated July 1, 1864, covering "The Situation at Petersburg"; The New York Herald, dated September 28, 1864; The Boston Post, dated October 18, 1864; and The Philadelphia Inquirer, dated April 13, 1865, with a dispatch concerning Lee's su... > Item Details
Grover Cleveland Figural Cane
Lot # 2207 - Grover Cleveland Figural Cane
Political cane, 34.5 in. ln. Plastic head of Grover Cleveland with molded embossed inscription at neck base St. Louis on front, and 1888 on back.  > Item Details
Maine Civil War Soldier  Recruitment Lettersheet or Handbill
Lot # 2086 - Maine Civil War Soldier Recruitment Lettersheet or Handbill
1864 State of Maine from the Head Quarters of the Adjutant General's Office, Augusta, dated August 5, 1864; 8" x 11", printed. Announcing volunteers will receive a $300 bounty for three years enlistment. > Item Details
20th Century World Leaders, Group of Autographed Photos & Signatures, Including Indira Gandhi
Lot # 2299 - 20th Century World Leaders, Group of Autographed Photos & Signatures, Including Indira Gandhi
Lot of signed photographs and other signed items, often accompanied by ambassadorial letters to the autograph seeker, of world leaders including: Indira Gandhi (India), Helmut Schmidt (Germany), Vincent Auriol (France), Liaquat Ali Khan (Pakistan); Nobel Peace Prize winner Ralph Bunche, Louis Lauren... > Item Details
Franklin Roosevelt Group of Portrait Pitchers & Busts
Lot # 2244 - Franklin Roosevelt Group of Portrait Pitchers & Busts
Lot of 7; height from 3.5 in. to 9.5 in.; painted pieces by Royal Winton and Highmount; bust and two similar pitchers are unmarked; one by Patriotic Products Association / Syracuse China, No. 58 of a limited edition; one modeled by Eric Owen, produced by Minton's of England. > 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
Kentucky Military Institute Figure, J.W. Gregory, Signed Photograph
Lot # 2046 - Kentucky Military Institute Figure, J.W. Gregory, Signed Photograph
A ca 1859 albumen photograph, 4.75" x 6" oval, on a 7.75" x 9.5" mount blind stamped M.M. Griswold Photographer, and ink inscribed Ever your friend/J.W. Gregory Danville, Ky. Mr. Gregory appears on the rolls of the Kentucky Military institute, but his history beyond that is un... > Item Details
2nd Lieutenant W.W. Davis, Massachusetts 29th Infantry, Civil War & Post-Civil War Archive
Lot # 2071 - 2nd Lieutenant W.W. Davis, Massachusetts 29th Infantry, Civil War & Post-Civil War Archive
15 items.   William W. Davis (1835-1904) was a 26-year-old clerk in Boston when he enlisted in the 29th Massachusetts Infantry shortly after the attack on Ft. Sumter, mustering as a Sergeant in Co. A. He saw early action at Big Bethel, where companies A and K of the 29th w... > Item Details
Late 19th Century Manuscript Copies of Earlier Western Memoirs, George Grundy, 1901-1911
Lot # 2436 - Late 19th Century Manuscript Copies of Earlier Western Memoirs, George Grundy, 1901-1911
2 loose-leaf brad-bound notebooks, 32pp and 40pp. A fantastic and presumably fictional tale of mining, brotherhood, death, generosity, and horse love. Written in 2 notebooks, this dramatic narrative begins with a carefree club of five bachelors somewhere in the eastern states: In our social inter... > Item Details
Sixth Plate Daguerreotype in Faux Tortoise Shell Case
Lot # 2137 - Sixth Plate Daguerreotype in Faux Tortoise Shell Case
Sixth plate daguerreotype of three serious-looking women photographed in horizontal format. Case is book form, leather spine, and "marbled" leather "boards" resembling tortoiseshell, with gilt edges. > Item Details
Lieut. Daniel Henry Chamberlain, 5th Massachusetts Cavalry, & South Carolina Governor, Autographed CDV
Lot # 2020 - Lieut. Daniel Henry Chamberlain, 5th Massachusetts Cavalry, & South Carolina Governor, Autographed CDV
CDV of a seated Lieutenant Chamberlain displaying his cavalry kepi on his lap, backmark of Warren, Cambridgeport, Mass., and inked inscription Faithfully Yours, Dan'l Henry Chamberlain, Lt. 5th Mass Cav'y.  Daniel Henry Chamberlain (1835-1907) interrupted his studies at Harvard Law S... > Item Details
Taft & Sherman Jugate Color Portrait Plates, Plus
Lot # 2239 - Taft & Sherman Jugate Color Portrait Plates, Plus
Lot of 4 plates, including: Plate featuring jugate portraits of President Taft and Vice President Sherman; stamped Vodrey China; 8.25 in. diameter. An Invincible Combination octagonal plate, featuring portrait caricatures of Smiling Bill (President Taft) and Sunny Jim (Vice President Sherman);... > Item Details
Conestoga Wagon Jack dated 1846
Lot # 2456 - Conestoga Wagon Jack dated 1846
Conestoga Wagon jack consisting of a wooden body with iron band and hardware, 27 in. tall, 6.5 in. wide. Crank dated 1846, with what appears to be PORDNER inscribed below, plus decorative details include a heart.  > Item Details
General James W. Pope Manuscript Account About Ft. Leavenworth, KS
Lot # 2432 - General James W. Pope Manuscript Account About Ft. Leavenworth, KS
Includes 4 pamphlets: Address of Lieut. J.W. Pope, 5th Infantry, Delivered at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, May 30, 1876, 3pp printed. Pope, Capt. J.W. Crimes and Criminals of the American Army. Read before the Pittsburg Prison Congress, Oct. 13th, 1891. 8vo, printed paper wraps, 12pp. Pope, J.W.,... > Item Details
Franklin Roosevelt, <i>Our Commander-in-Chief</i> Bust by Alonzo Victor Lewis
Lot # 2245 - Franklin Roosevelt, Our Commander-in-Chief Bust by Alonzo Victor Lewis
22 in. high bust of Our Commander-In-Chief / Franklin D. Roosevelt / President U.S.A., by Alonzo Victor Lewis, signed under FDR's right lapel. > 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
<i>A Peep at Buffalo Bill's Wild West</i>, 1887
Lot # 2466 - A Peep at Buffalo Bill's Wild West, 1887
A Peep at Buffalo Bill's Wild West.  New York: McLoughlin Bros, 1887.  12 x 10 in., celluloid-coated chromolithographed covers, 16pp of verse and fine chromolithographed illustrations.  > Item Details
Scarce Lone Star Harry Pamphlet, Plus Indian Captivity Narrative <i>The Lost Shackle</i>
Lot # 2465 - Scarce Lone Star Harry Pamphlet, Plus Indian Captivity Narrative The Lost Shackle
Lot of 2, including: Life of Lone Star Harry, America's Representative Scout, known as the Revolver King. New York: Dick's Publishing House, ca 1893. 16mo (4-7/8" x 6-5/8"), 16pp, of which 9pp are a brief "autobiography" of Harry, plus lyrics to four songs and a 4pp catalog of Dick's publications... > Item Details
Union Cases Containing Ambrotypes & Tintypes of Men, Women, & Children
Lot # 2145 - Union Cases Containing Ambrotypes & Tintypes of Men, Women, & Children
Lot of 10, including: Two sixth plate Union cases containing tintype portraits. Three ninth plate Union cases containing tintype portraits. Two ninth plate Union cases containing ambrotype portraits (one contains two portraits of children). One oval sixteenth plate Union case c... > Item Details
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