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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Horse-Powered Treadmill Photograph
Lot # 2459 - Horse-Powered Treadmill Photograph
Ca 1887 albumen photograph on a mount with gold beveled edges lacking any imprints, ink inscribed on verso: The Old Treadmill horse/Power of Sawing Wood/Walter Damon, at the Circular Saw which turned by the chained treadmill powered by horses or goats. Robert E. Carpenter II taking away, Bill Thr... > Item Details
Half Plate Ambrotype Portrait of a Family, Plus Sixth Plate Daguerreotype, Housed in Boston-Style Cases
Lot # 2130 - Half Plate Ambrotype Portrait of a Family, Plus Sixth Plate Daguerreotype, Housed in Boston-Style Cases
Lot of two, including a half plate ambrotype of a family, including the father, mother, and two young daughters; plus a sixth plate daguerreotype of a teenage girl.  Both housed in full Boston-style cases. > Item Details
Civil War Soldiers at Lookout Mountain, Tennessee, Albumen Photograph
Lot # 2043 - Civil War Soldiers at Lookout Mountain, Tennessee, Albumen Photograph
Civil War-period albumen photograph capturing 17 Union soldiers posed atop Lookout Mountain, Tennessee, 5.75 x 7.75 in., mounted on board, 8 x 10 in. > Item Details
Three Scarce Embossed Photographic Chemical Bottles
Lot # 2476 - Three Scarce Embossed Photographic Chemical Bottles
first approx. 5.5" tall, with part of label still attached: Cyclone Developer. A combination of the best known developing agents, producing results superior to anything on the market. Some cork still adhering to inside neck and small piece inside bottle. Second bottle, 6.5" tall, has Simpkinson & Mi... > 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
Montana Territory Warrants of Arrest & Related Legal Documents, Ca 1880s-90s
Lot # 2435 - Montana Territory Warrants of Arrest & Related Legal Documents, Ca 1880s-90s
Lot of 7. Includes arrest Warrants from Jefferson County, Montana Territory for "John Doe, whose real name is unknown," 11 Aug. 1888; another "John Doe," 23 Sept. 1890; Charles Meyer, 18 June 1891; and Charles Knapp, 7 July 1894. Also a receipt from A. Kleinschmidt & Co. of D... > Item Details
Civil War Soldier's Letters, Including Lieutenant T.J. Crull, 19th Indiana Infantry
Lot # 2077 - Civil War Soldier's Letters, Including Lieutenant T.J. Crull, 19th Indiana Infantry
7 Items. An archive of seven items, mostly relating to Thomas Jefferson Crull of the Iron Brigade’s 19th Indiana Infantry. Crull enlisted as corporal in Company “B,” was promoted to Sergeant, then received a battlefield commission as 2nd Lieutenant on the second day of Gettysbur... > 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
<i>Coltons' Township Map of the State of Ohio</i>, 1860 Pocket Map
Lot # 2385 - Coltons' Township Map of the State of Ohio, 1860 Pocket Map
Coltons' Township Map of the State of Ohio.  New York, J.H. Colton, 1860.  24mo, brown buckram boards with gilt imprints, map folds out to 28 x 25.5 in.  Hand-colored counties and state borders; nice engraving of the Ohio Statehouse at lower right; and county population statistics... > Item Details
Rare Exposition Universelle Plate Depicting Buffalo Bill, Paris, 1889
Lot # 2467 - Rare Exposition Universelle Plate Depicting Buffalo Bill, Paris, 1889
Rare souvenir plate featuring an illustration Buffalo Bill with an American Indian, with the following text: L'Exposition Universelle de 1889 / Les "Buffalo Bill's Gavroche ne sachant pas l'anglais les appelle "les Boeuf a l'huile". With French mark on bottom. 8 i... > Item Details
19th-20th Century Political Ephemera, Including Wilson, Roosevelt, Eisenhower, & Reagan, Plus
Lot # 2242 - 19th-20th Century Political Ephemera, Including Wilson, Roosevelt, Eisenhower, & Reagan, Plus
Lot of 18 includes: Dwight D. Eisenhower photo transfer ashtray and Salute to President Eisenhower Dinner ashtray candy dish from a dinner in celebration of his second inauguration at the Bancroft Hotel in Saginaw, Michigan. Alfred Mossman Landon five-star portrait glass, Elect Landon / Save A... > Item Details
<i>Scientific American</i> Vols. 5 and 6
Lot # 2376 - Scientific American Vols. 5 and 6
Two bound volumes, each with 52 issues, 8 pages each of Scientific American: The Advocate of Industry, and Journal of Scientific, Mechanical and other Improvements. Vol. 5,  22 Sept. 1849 to 14 Sept. 1850, 416pp (w/ index), and Vol. 6, 21 Sept. 1850 to 13 Sept. 1851, 414pp (w/ Index).... > 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
Sterling-Smythe Poster
Lot # 2350 - Sterling-Smythe Poster
15 x 41.5 in. (sight) in 17 x 43.75 in. frame. Advertisement for Sterling-Smythe Company, Chicago, and their "Red Blooded Clothes." The company was featured on an illustrated advertising postal cover in 1917, but this is the only reference we can find to them. A real scarcity. > Item Details
Group of Civil War Cased Images
Lot # 2014 - Group of Civil War Cased Images
Lot of 11 Civil War-period cased images. An unrelated group of common military portraits featuring a quarter plate tintype; six sixth plates, two of which are ambrotypes; and two ninth plate tintypes; plus two additional civilian views. All of the images are fairly pedestrian and none are identif... > Item Details
Slave Receipt from North Carolina, 1855 
Lot # 2118 - Slave Receipt from North Carolina, 1855 
Dated October 3, 1855, at Rutherford County, North Carolina. James Marlow acknowledging receipt of $2,700 from W.B. Morriss in consideration of four slaves (a 28-year-old woman and three boys under the age of 10). > Item Details
Cross & Dimmitt Photograph of Mt. Hood & Hood River Valley
Lot # 2461 - Cross & Dimmitt Photograph of Mt. Hood & Hood River Valley
10.25 x 3.5 in., titled in the negative Mt. Hood & Hood River Valley with the verso hand stamp of Cross & Dimmitt Scenic Photographers, Portland, Oregon. Ex-collection of Bob Baker (1945-2009), collaborator and personal friend of Ansel Adams.  Baker attended the Massachusetts Institu... > Item Details
GAR Printed Banner
Lot # 2109 - GAR Printed Banner
Printed banner, made by Charles Naylor, Philadelphia. Approx. 24 x 43.5 in., polished cotton. Made to hang on wood rod, with bouillon tassels on each side. A bit of bouillon fringe at bottom, covering less than half of edge. Painted design shows spread-winged eagle on American flag "r... > Item Details
Crazy Quilt Featuring Cavalry Soldier at Center, Ca 1900
Lot # 2339 - Crazy Quilt Featuring Cavalry Soldier at Center, Ca 1900
Crazy quilt, probably lap robe, featuring a detailed depiction of a mounted Cavalry soldier, armed with a sword, at center, with a variety of charming figural and floral details surrounding, plus ribbons, such as the Buffalo Democratic Club ribbon, 51 x 61 in. Accompanied by a penciled note tha... > Item Details
Georgia Secession, Governor's Message to the General Assembly
Lot # 2093 - Georgia Secession, Governor's Message to the General Assembly
Journal of the Senate of the State of Georgia, at the Annual Session of the General Assembly, Begun and Held in Milledgeville, the Seat of Government in 1861. Milledgeville (GA): Printed by Boughton, Nisbet & Barnes, State Printers, 1861. 8vo, not bound, but text block stitched together and read... > Item Details
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