FULL
SCREEN
     

Lot 91    

CDV of A Zouave Mascot Armed With A Bowie Knife
8/22/2014 - American History: Timed Online Auction - Ends 9/2
A CDV of A Zouave mascot by Charles Miller, Burlington, Vt. In the image, the child is in a seated pose and is clutching a large bowie knife. The verso has a 3 cent revenue stamp on it.

Provenance:  
The Rick Mach Collection of Civil War & Western Photography
Sold: $120.00
Price includes
Buyer's Premium
      Ask a Question

All Images

Photograph of Jim Cummins Last Survivor of the James Gang
Lot # 251 - Photograph of Jim Cummins Last Survivor of the James Gang
3.5 x 4.5 in. snapshot, inked on verso: 1928 / This photo is of Jim Cummins the last man now living of the Jesse James gang, Cummins is now an inmate of the Old Soldier's Home at Higginsville, Mo., and below that, in another hand Died July-9-1929, at Higginsville, Mo. > Item Details
CDV of Two Gentlemen Smoking Cigars
Lot # 168 - CDV of Two Gentlemen Smoking Cigars
A cabinet card photograph from M.I. Armantrout of Anthony, Kansas, featuring two gentlemen smoking cigars. One of them has a holstered 1878 Colt double action revolver and the other has a Colt single action revolver. There is a bottle of liquor standing at each gentleman's feet. Their names are... > Item Details
Cabinet Card Photograph of A Texan With A Bowie Knife
Lot # 174 - Cabinet Card Photograph of A Texan With A Bowie Knife
A cabinet card photograph of a Texan, by Lenox of Stephenville, Texas. The Texan is armed with a bowie knife and is staring blankly at the camera. This is a copy of an earlier tintype or ambrotype. > Item Details
Group of Six Glass Plates, Four of Which Feature Gettysburg Subject Matter, Plus
Lot # 113 - Group of Six Glass Plates, Four of Which Feature Gettysburg Subject Matter, Plus
Lot of 6, including:10 x 12 in. plate featuring 25 composites of the monuments and other landmarks at Gettysburg, each 2.125 in. diam. 8 x 10 in. plate with 29 portraits of Gen. Wheeler, each 1.625 in. diam.8 x 10 in. plate with 20 portraits of Gen. Thomas, each 1.875 in. d... > Item Details
[Stereoviews - Florida] Upton Ashmead Stereoviews of Florida
Lot # 285 - [Stereoviews - Florida] Upton Ashmead Stereoviews of Florida
Lot of 15 views photographed by Upton Ashmead and published by Ashmead Bros. Imprinted on verso with the Ashmead Bros. Wholesale and Retail Booksellers, Stationers, Printers and Dealers in Toys, Dolls & Fancy Articles. Views include No. 129 Hogan Street, West; No. 148 Jacksonville, from the Gran... > Item Details
Half Plate Tintype of <i>Theo. Jonte Saddle & Harness</i> Storefront
Lot # 69 - Half Plate Tintype of Theo. Jonte Saddle & Harness Storefront
5 x 7 in. tintype showing Theo. Jonte Saddles & Harness, with eight men posed out front, two of whom wear work aprons.  A giant saddle on a post in front of the store serves to advertise the business, and the wall to the right of the store is posted with circus broadsides.The History of Col... > Item Details
[Stereoviews - Black Hills] F. Jay Haynes View of Covered Wagons
Lot # 202 - [Stereoviews - Black Hills] F. Jay Haynes View of Covered Wagons
F. Jay Haynes, Photographer on recto margins. On verso, written in ink, 61 Just from Black Hills. Orange cabinet mount with rounded corners. > Item Details
Curtiss Aviation School Photographs
Lot # 320 - Curtiss Aviation School Photographs
Lot of 16, including four 7.25 x 9.25 in. photographs and twelve 4.75 x 6.75 photographs, all backed on linen.Photos show the Curtiss Aviation School in Newport News, VA, circa 1916-1917, including the pilots and instructors (identified by accompanying modern research), the facilities (includin... > Item Details
Group of Paper Ephemera
Lot # 282 - Group of Paper Ephemera
Lot of 20+, including:Hood's Sarsaparilla 4pp advertising piece, 7 x 9.5 in.Judge reproduction cartoon Before the Blackville Umpire was Mobbed; 10 x 13.25 in.Morley's Wonderful Eight Songster; Hood's Sarsaparilla Book of Wit & Humor (copyright 1881, C.I. Hood & Co., Lowell, MA)Coca-Cola... > Item Details
[Stereoviews - Civil War] Various Stereoviews of the Civil War, by Anthony, et al.
Lot # 104 - [Stereoviews - Civil War] Various Stereoviews of the Civil War, by Anthony, et al.
Lot of 9. Five War Views published by E. & H.T. Anthony & Co. On recto margins, Photographic History. The War of the Union. Views include No. 2715 Ruins of Railroad Depot, Atlanta, Ga.; No. 2352 Fourteenth N.Y. Volunteers and Signal Tower, Va., negative by Brady... > Item Details
CDV Mug Shot of a Missouri Train Robber
Lot # 253 - CDV Mug Shot of a Missouri Train Robber
Silver gelatin CDV mug shot with vital information on verso, identifying the man as C.E. Dimmitt, arrested on February 22, 1898 in Kansas City, Missouri, for train robbery.  The Kansas City Daily Gazette of March 22, 1898, notes that it was a Kansas City, Pittsburg & Gulf train that Dimmitt... > Item Details
Early Deerskin Wallet
Lot # 241 - Early Deerskin Wallet
American, 1850s. An early deerskin wallet, which unfolds to reveal several compartments. Interior with polychrome painted tree, cornucopia and geometric patterns. Interior marked G. C. Lyman, 1857. The exterior features a polychrome painted lake scene with a house and a boat with what appe... > Item Details
Sixth Plate Daguerreotype of a Man With A Ring Trigger Pepperbox Percussion Pistol
Lot # 1 - Sixth Plate Daguerreotype of a Man With A Ring Trigger Pepperbox Percussion Pistol
A fine sixth plate daguerreotype of a seated gentleman. At his waist is a rather large watch key. On the table next to him lies a ring trigger pepperbox percussion pistol.  Housed in a pressed-paper case. > Item Details
[Stereoviews - Arizona] Scarce View by C.O. Farciot
Lot # 194 - [Stereoviews - Arizona] Scarce View by C.O. Farciot
Imprinted on verso, Arizona Views, by Charles O. Farciot. A large group of men, women, and children gather outside an adobe structure. Orange mount with rounded corners. > Item Details
Group of Confederate Currency
Lot # 122 - Group of Confederate Currency
Lot of 19, including several pieces of Confederate currency in very good condition.  Additionally, there is a Canal Bank twenty dollar bill (unissued), which was created because Canal Bank provided loans to plantations in the mid-1800s prior to the Civil War. There is also a... > Item Details
Scarce John K. Hillers Mammoth Transparency of the Grand Canyon
Lot # 240 - Scarce John K. Hillers Mammoth Transparency of the Grand Canyon
Plate is 28 x 34 in., framed slightly larger.  The view is titled elsewhere View of Grand Canyon from Lava, April 1872.  Hillers himself can be seen sitting ledge in the at right.John K. Hillers (1843-1925) produced glass transparencies such as this for exhibition at both the 187... > Item Details
[Stereoviews - New Mexico] Santa Fe View by Henry Brown
Lot # 207 - [Stereoviews - New Mexico] Santa Fe View by Henry Brown
On recto margins, Along the Line of the A.T. & S.Fe.R.R., in New Mexico. Photographed & Published by Henry Brown.  > Item Details
Rare Sixth Plate Ruby Ambrotype of a 2nd Division, 8th Corps Mascot
Lot # 75 - Rare Sixth Plate Ruby Ambrotype of a 2nd Division, 8th Corps Mascot
A rare sixth plate ruby ambrotype of a 2nd division, 8th corps mascot. The boy has hand tinted features, and he is holding a dummy rifle. Excellent. > Item Details
Group of Military Discharge Certificates from the Mexican War, Civil War, and World War I
Lot # 124 - Group of Military Discharge Certificates from the Mexican War, Civil War, and World War I
Lot of 11, including military discharge certificates from the Mexican War and Civil War, plus land grants, accompanied by printed historical information relating to the soldiers and the regiments in which they served.  Includes:Appointment of Andrew Scott to 5th Corporal in Co. E, Sec... > Item Details
Tintypes and Ambrotypes of Armed Men
Lot # 153 - Tintypes and Ambrotypes of Armed Men
Lot of 2, including a sixth plate ambrotype featuring a man armed with two Whitney percussion revolvers and a ninth plate tintype of a gentleman displaying a Colt 1860 percussion revolver. > Item Details
ITEMS 1-20 of 20
SKIP TO PAGE: