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Quarter Plate Tintypes of Armed Union Soldiers
7/21/2016 - ONLINE American History - ends 8/1
Lot of 3 quarter plate tintypes, each featuring a Union soldier standing with either a bayonet and rifle or sword in hand. One view captures a soldier standing in front of a St. Louis barracks background, with an 1864 revenue stamp on the reverse.

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Some surface damage to two of the images.
Est $200 - $400
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Commodore William C. Rowan Signed CDV
Lot # 39 - Commodore William C. Rowan Signed CDV
Carte de visite signed by Rowan below image: W.C. Rowan / Commodore. Backstamp of F. Gutekunst, Philadelphia. Corners clipped, else very good condition. > Item Details
Quarter Plate Tintype of a Musician
Lot # 199 - Quarter Plate Tintype of a Musician
A quarter plate tintype of helicon player, sitting in his parade uniform. A helicon is an early sousaphone with a more compact bell shape. > Item Details
<i>Official Records of the Union and Confederate Navies in the War of the Rebellion</i>
Lot # 112 - Official Records of the Union and Confederate Navies in the War of the Rebellion
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W.R. Cross, Group of South Dakota Stereoviews, Incl. Views of the Black Hills
Lot # 442 - W.R. Cross, Group of South Dakota Stereoviews, Incl. Views of the Black Hills
Lot of 26, including stereoviews by W.R. Cross, Hot Springs, South Dakota, on light grey or peach mounts with the recto imprint, Black Hills, The Switzerland of America.  All ca 1890s silver gelatin prints with printed titles in the negatives.  Subjects include the towns of Deadwood, Lead... > Item Details
Cabinet Cards of Western Figures, Incl. View by African American Photographer John Green, Denver, Plus
Lot # 456 - Cabinet Cards of Western Figures, Incl. View by African American Photographer John Green, Denver, Plus
Two cabinet cards of gentlemen in western dress. The first, captured by Evans in Las Vegas, is of a men and his daughter with three large dogs at their feet. The second, photographed by John Green in Denver, is of a man in fringed western wear. > Item Details
Civil War Prize Money Claims and Receipt
Lot # 81 - Civil War Prize Money Claims and Receipt
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Five Early Kentucky Documents, 1801-1814
Lot # 313 - Five Early Kentucky Documents, 1801-1814
4.25 x 7.5 in., Fayette Co., KY. Promissory note from Henry Hite Sr. and Henry Hite, Jr. to pay $110 to William Todd. 25 Nov. 1801.8 x 13 in., Danville District, 9 Feb. 1802. Appears to be second page of some other document. Signed Willis Green. Green was a representative in the Virginia Assembly, m... > Item Details
Martin & Osa Johnson, 1921 Expedition to British East Africa, Silver Prints made from Original Negatives Documenting Expedition
Lot # 233 - Martin & Osa Johnson, 1921 Expedition to British East Africa, Silver Prints made from Original Negatives Documenting Expedition
Lot of 31 silver gelatin photographs made from the original glass plate negatives documenting Martin and Osa Johnson's 1921 expedition to British East Africa, which was sponsored by George Eastman of Eastman Kodak. The consignor's father printed the photos from the original negatives in th... > Item Details
Gettysburg Sweetheart Canteen Pendants, Lot of 6
Lot # 62 - Gettysburg Sweetheart Canteen Pendants, Lot of 6
Lot of 6 Gettysburg sweetheart canteen pendants, including 2 with chains, a single pendant with a black velvet ribbon, 2 with their original canteen straps, and the last held together by a thread. The canteen pendants were souvenirs at GAR reunions. Each measures .5 x 1.5 in. > Item Details
Tunnel of Love Double-Sided Swan
Lot # 382 - Tunnel of Love Double-Sided Swan
A metal double-sided swan from a romantic Tunnel of Love ride in New Jersey, ca. 1900-1930. Measures 32.5 x 22 in. > Item Details
Civil War-Era Matchbox Holder
Lot # 63 - Civil War-Era Matchbox Holder
Matchbox holder with a period note that reads, this match box holder was used by Mr. Ederly at the time of north and south war. Measures 2.75 x 1 in.    HDS lists one Ederly, a William Ederly who was a private in the 2nd US CT Cavalry. However, we cannot co... > Item Details
CDV of Captain Thomas Cluney, 49th New York Inf., Present at Gettysburg, Plus
Lot # 52 - CDV of Captain Thomas Cluney, 49th New York Inf., Present at Gettysburg, Plus
Lot of 3 CDVs of identified Union soldiers from regiments present at the Battle of Gettysburg, including: Full-length portrait of Capt. Thomas Cluney, Co. B, 49th New York Infantry, carte by Mathew Brady, with penciled identification on verso.  Cluney, from Fredonia, NY, enlisted August 1, 1... > Item Details
William H. Taft and Theodore Roosevelt Tapestry, 1908
Lot # 248 - William H. Taft and Theodore Roosevelt Tapestry, 1908
A tapestry featuring William Howard Taft, surrounded by a rough-riding Theodore Roosevelt in each corner. Measures 53 x 53 in. The Republican party desperately wanted Taft to live up to the legendary Theodore Roosevelt. Unfortunately, Taft's discomfort in... > Item Details
U.S. Grant Clipped Signature, August 1882, Plus Vanity Fair Illustration
Lot # 257 - U.S. Grant Clipped Signature, August 1882, Plus Vanity Fair Illustration
Grant, Ulysses S. (1822-1885). Major General in the United States Army and President of the United States of America (1869-1877). CS measuring 4.75 x 2 in. (sight)  and dated August 5, 1882 plus a Vanity Fair cover of him smoking in a wicker rocking chair measuring 8.25 x 13 in. (sight) an... > Item Details
James Watson Signed Index Card with Double-Helix Drawing
Lot # 281 - James Watson Signed Index Card with Double-Helix Drawing
Watson, James (1928-present). Molecular biologist who co-discovered the structure of DNA. Signed 5 x 3 in, index card with a drawing of the double helix. > Item Details
Civil War Tintype of Private Amos Gunning, 35th Mass., Lost Arm at South Mountain
Lot # 30 - Civil War Tintype of Private Amos Gunning, 35th Mass., Lost Arm at South Mountain
Sixteenth plate tintype of a Union soldier wearing a sack coat and kepi. Housed in a brass mat and preserver with a tag identifying the soldier as Amos J. Gunning, H. Co., 35th Mass Vol. / Lost left Arm and Shoulder at South Mountain.  HDS lists Gunning as a 30-year-old bootmaker from Weymouth,... > Item Details
<i>Harper's Weekly</i>, 1869
Lot # 344 - Harper's Weekly, 1869
Harper’s Weekly. A Journal of Civilization. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1869. Vol. XIII, No. 629-678. Folio, 832pp. Original binding was ¾ leather over marbled paper, but boards are very rough. Front board detached, leather of spine crumbling. First few leaves wrinkled because of missing boa... > Item Details
Joseph T. Walker, ALS to Jefferson Davis as Senator of Mississippi, Involving the Choctaw Tribe and Transfer of Public Lands
Lot # 275 - Joseph T. Walker, ALS to Jefferson Davis as Senator of Mississippi, Involving the Choctaw Tribe and Transfer of Public Lands
ALS from Washington D.C. July 26, 1850 to the Honorable Jefferson Davis while he was a Senator from Mississippi. Written by lawyer, Joseph T. Walker, who is representing a man who did work on behalf of the States of Mississippi and Alabama related to public lands being transferred in some... > Item Details
Band Leaders, Singers, Showgirls, Leading Men and More of the 1930s
Lot # 298 - Band Leaders, Singers, Showgirls, Leading Men and More of the 1930s
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Small Half Plate Ambrotype of Mother & Daughter Posed with their Dog
Lot # 159 - Small Half Plate Ambrotype of Mother & Daughter Posed with their Dog
Ambrotype, slighly smaller than a half plate size, capturing a mother in a studio setting looking down at a Scottish terrier or terrier-mixed dog, held on the collar by the daughter. > Item Details
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