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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Five Volumes of Civil War History
Lot # 2097 - Five Volumes of Civil War History
Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Vol. 1-4. . New York: Century Co., 1884-1887. Small 4to, full leather, marbled endpapers and page edges, all four bound to match, 750, 760, 752, and 836pp. Vol. 1 & 2: Boards separated, spine also disintegrating, but internally clean, text block tight. Vol. ... > Item Details
Olney, <i>A New and Improved School Atlas, To Accompany The Practical System Of Modern Geography</i>, 1830
Lot # 2383 - Olney, A New and Improved School Atlas, To Accompany The Practical System Of Modern Geography, 1830
Olney, J.  A New and Improved School Atlas, To Accompany The Practical System Of Modern Geography.  New York: Robinson, Pratt & Co., 1830.  12 x 10., with 12 hand colored maps and charts. > Item Details
End of Prohibition & Chicago Century of Progress Cane, Plus
Lot # 2327 - End of Prohibition & Chicago Century of Progress Cane, Plus
Lot of 2, including 34 in. ln., cane topped with a wooden keg, with black painted bands. Keg has spigot and shaft has a green painted cup under the spigot. Original label on shaft reads 1933 A Century of Progress Chicago. Shaft is painted red with silver tape wrapping. Missing ferrule. Cane cel... > 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
Civil War-Period Drawing of a Zouave Soldier by William Bayliss
Lot # 2103 - Civil War-Period Drawing of a Zouave Soldier by William Bayliss
Pencil drawing of a Zouave soldier on the move, signed and dated l.r. Wm. Baylis, 1863.  9.25 in. square, professionally framed to 16 in. square. In our research, we were not able to find any specific information on an artist named William Baylis, but there are a few men by that name who ser... > Item Details
Secretarially Signed Land Grants, Lot of 8
Lot # 2285 - Secretarially Signed Land Grants, Lot of 8
Lot of 8, for land in Illinois. Many for land given to War of 1812 veterans. Includes two later copies of land grants, copies dated may 1854 (for land granted 1817); and March 1884 (for land granted 1820). Both on paper with certificates still attached with ribbon and seal and just initialed &quo... > Item Details
Mitchell's Map of Missouri & Arkansas, 1844
Lot # 2384 - Mitchell's Map of Missouri & Arkansas, 1844
Mitchell's Map of Missouri & Arkansas.  Philadelphia: S. Augustus Mitchell, 1844.  24mo, gilt imprinted boards, folds out to 20.75 x 17.25 in.  Map fully titled Map of the States of Missouri and Arkansas, and the Indian Territory, Compile from the Latest Authorities.  ... > Item Details
Confederate Paper Currency, Including Twenty Dollars & Fifty Cents
Lot # 2096 - Confederate Paper Currency, Including Twenty Dollars & Fifty Cents
Lot of 3, including: Two CSA $20 notes, issue of February 17, 1864, Richmond, s/n 52885 and 63285. One CSA $0.50 note, Issue of April 6, 1863, Richmond, s/n 50748. > Item Details
Commodore Edward E. Potter, Civil War-Period CDVs
Lot # 2021 - Commodore Edward E. Potter, Civil War-Period CDVs
Lot of 2 cdvs of U.S. Naval Officer Edward E. Potter, one signed on mount below image, with a Barnes & Curtis, Rockford, IL backmark, the other with a G.W. Barnes, Rockford, IL backmark. Both cdvs show Potter wearing the uniform of a lieutenant commander during the Civil War. Potter joined th... > Item Details
Sixth Plate Ambrotype of Unknown Militia Colonel
Lot # 2009 - Sixth Plate Ambrotype of Unknown Militia Colonel
A ruby ambrotype of an unidentified militia officer wearing a nine button light colored (grey) single breasted frock coat highlighted by uncommon embroidered full bird colonel insignia sewn to either side of the collar. The fancy cloth shoulder straps are outlined with two rows of braid and affixed... > Item Details
Levi's Denim Advertising Banner, Mid-20th Century
Lot # 2349 - Levi's Denim Advertising Banner, Mid-20th Century
Mid-20th century silkscreened denim banner, approx. 72 x 28.5 in., promoting the Levi's jeans brand. The banner advertises: For solid comfort...Levi's / America's Finest Overall Since 1850. With the Levi's cowboy reclining by the moonlight, smoking a cigarette. With metal gromme... > Item Details
Scarce Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, Ticket Rate Schedule 
Lot # 2445 - Scarce Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, Ticket Rate Schedule 
8.6" x 12.75". Title of form: Ticket Rates, Etc., Department of the Missouri. From Fort Leavenworth to various other western Forts - Reno, Supply, Sill, Gibson, Riley, Bliss, etc. Chart gives the destination railway station, the number of miles by rail and stage, the cost by rail and stage... > Item Details
James Montgomery Flagg World War I Poster Featuring Uncle Sam
Lot # 2119 - James Montgomery Flagg World War I Poster Featuring Uncle Sam
Chromolithographed poster created by James Montgomery Flagg (1877-1960), featuring Uncle Sam at center holding a young girl in his arm, with a young boy to his left, showing the children a document marked W.S.S. (War Savings Stamps). With following statement: Boys and Girls! / You can help... > Item Details
Lincoln, McKinley, & Roosevelt Commemorative Plaques
Lot # 2215 - Lincoln, McKinley, & Roosevelt Commemorative Plaques
Lot of 3, including; Large resin relief bust plaque of Abraham Lincoln, marked Pickett. / 1873.; 24.75 in. x 19.25 in. Metal relief bust plaque of William McKinley; 14 in. diameter. Foil relief plaque of Theodore Roosevelt, for the Winchester Model 94 / Theodore Roosevelt Commemorative; fra... > Item Details
CDV Portrait of a Southwestern Indian
Lot # 2427 - CDV Portrait of a Southwestern Indian
CDV portrait of an unidentified Indian, inked on verso J.A.E. No. 70. > Item Details
Civil War Tintype of William H. Daves, 116th Illinois Regiment, Co. D, POW
Lot # 2026 - Civil War Tintype of William H. Daves, 116th Illinois Regiment, Co. D, POW
Sixth plate tintype of a Union private identified by the previous owner as William Hanson Daves, Co. D., 116th Illinois.  Daves, from Friend's Creek, Illinois, enlisted August 9, 1862, mustered into the 116th June 7, 1865 at Washington.  He is listed as having spent time as a POW and w... > Item Details
O.S. Goff Large Format Photograph of Plains Indians
Lot # 2412 - O.S. Goff Large Format Photograph of Plains Indians
Untitled albumen photograph of a group of Plains Indians standing outside their tipi, with meat-laden drying racks to the left of the tipi, with the following printed on verso O.S. Goff, Artistic Photographer: Indian and Round-up Pictures in great variety. Pictures enlarged in every style. Fort Cust... > 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
20th Century Business Leaders & Inventors, Autographed Photographs
Lot # 2307 - 20th Century Business Leaders & Inventors, Autographed Photographs
Lot includes: Norman Vincent Peale (1898-1993).  Author of The Power of Positive Thinking (1952) and other popular motivational books.  5 x 7 in. signed photograph. Karl Friedrich Meyer (1884-1974).  Swiss-American scientist known for advances in epidemiology and public health; ... > Item Details
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