Lot 614    

Fine Quarter Plate Daguerreotype of Metal Workers and Their Shop,
2004, Fall Historic Americana / Dec 2-3
anonymous image of the storefront of WHITNEY & REED Tin Plate, Sheet Iron and Copper Workers. A striking, brilliant plate, showing four men and six boys standing on a wooden sidewalk, with a cast-iron stove in the foreground. In a full leather oversized push-button case. The image has been overmatted with an arch-top style mat; the mat on the plate is a mid-50s style. Plate probably not original to case.

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Plate with a wipe to left of peak of roof, else flawless and bright with excellent contrast. Resealed and cover glass replaced.
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CDV of Brevet Major General Albion P. Howe,
Lot # 57 - CDV of Brevet Major General Albion P. Howe,
by Brady, with blue-green two-cent revenue stamp. Howe was a regular artilleryman with a brevet for gallantry from the Mexican War. During the Civil War he also served as an infantry commander being promoted to Brigadier General in June 1862. At Gettysburg, Howe led the 2nd Division of Sedgwick's 6t... > Item Details
CDV of Brigadier General John H.H. Ward,
Lot # 46 - CDV of Brigadier General John H.H. Ward,
published by Anthony after Brady. Ward was commissioned Colonel of the 38th N.Y. and served as a temporary brigade commander in the 3rd Corps during the 2nd Manassas fighting. Hobart Ward was promoted to Brigadier General in October 1862 and led the 2nd Brigade in Birney's 1st Division at Gettysburg... > Item Details
Diary of Irving W. Ballou, 24th Massachusetts Infantry, Co. D,
Lot # 506 - Diary of Irving W. Ballou, 24th Massachusetts Infantry, Co. D,
pocket diary, 1864. A 19-year old farmer from Florida, Mass., Irving Ballou enlisted for duty in the Civil War with the 24th Mass. Infantry in August 1862, serving in the Carolinas and Virginia. Ballou’s diary from 1864 includes brief entries, recording the weather and hardships incident to a mili... > Item Details
Fine UCV Parade Flag,
Lot # 576 - Fine UCV Parade Flag,
printed on linen (?), pressure mounted in new frame, flag 17" x 11", frame 21" x 17". > Item Details
Pre-War Document with Signature of Col. George Ward, KIA at Gettysburg,
Lot # 585 - Pre-War Document with Signature of Col. George Ward, KIA at Gettysburg,
partially printed DS, 1p, approx. 9.25 x 11", Middleborough, MA, 17 July 1848. Massachusetts Adjutant and Quartermaster General's form verifying receipt of 5 swords and belt rigs. Ward was born in Worcester (MA) in 1826, and in 1847 enlisted in the Worcester Guards. By 1852 he had risen to command t... > Item Details
Cox-Roosevelt Jugate Campaign Poster,
Lot # 872 - Cox-Roosevelt Jugate Campaign Poster,
gray tone photomechanical oval bust-length portraits of the above two with Peace-Progress-Prosperity above and For President/Democratic Nominee/James M. Cox and For Vice President/Democratic Nominee/Franklin D. Roosevelt below each, marked Baker Art Gallery on margins of portraits and Allied Printin... > Item Details
Brady Album Gallery Card of Topographical Engineers,
Lot # 292 - Brady Album Gallery Card of Topographical Engineers,
No. 366. in series with the printed caption Camp Winfield Scott, near Yorktown, May 2, 1862 affixed to verso. The Academy's best and brightest study the placement of siege guns during the Peninsula campaign. The next day Johnston withdrew the Confederate Army from Yorktown before McClellan could at... > Item Details
Scarce Martyred Presidents Bandana,
Lot # 1004 - Scarce Martyred Presidents Bandana,
polychrome printed silk with bust portraits of Lincoln, Garfield and McKinley with scene of each assassination and patriotic motifs; 16" square. > Item Details
Civil War Photograph of African-Americans at Gettysburg,
Lot # 419 - Civil War Photograph of African-Americans at Gettysburg,
No.2398; with racist title: All the livestock left on Mr. Gill's plantation after the battle of Gettysburg, view showing one mule and 4 African-American boys and man; with imprint of John C. Taylor...Hartford, Conn. on rear. These mimic Brady's Album Gallery images, and are one half of a stereoscopi... > Item Details
Three CDV's of Brevet Major General Joseph J. Bartlett,
Lot # 35 - Three CDV's of Brevet Major General Joseph J. Bartlett,
one by Anthony after Brady, two others anonymous. Bartlett rose to Colonel of 27th New York one month before being promoted to Brigadier General in October 1861. He forged an impressive career, missing only the battle of 2nd Bull Run where the 6th Corps was not engaged. At Gettysburg, Bartlett comma... > Item Details
Sixth Plate Tintype of Two New York Volunteers,
Lot # 163 - Sixth Plate Tintype of Two New York Volunteers,
a sergeant and 2nd lieutenant, likely of the 19th New York based on the cut of the NCO's jacket and the brass numerals on the officer's embroidered hat wreath. Despite their tidy appearance the sergeant's cloth shoulder tab has come unbuttoned. A pristine "pards" portrait; mounted in full embossed p... > Item Details
Two CDV's of Brigadier General David M. Gregg,
Lot # 23 - Two CDV's of Brigadier General David M. Gregg,
one by Brady, the other with imprint of C.H. Spieler's, Philadelphia. The less common Speiler vignette shows Gregg as Colonel of the 8th Pennsylvania Cavalry. The West Point-educated ex-dragoon took command of the 8th Pennsylvania early in 1862 and by the end of the year's fighting had been promoted... > Item Details
Three Photographs of Taos School Painters,
Lot # 1148 - Three Photographs of Taos School Painters,
each 11 x 14" silver prints. Includes studio portraits of Victor Higgins (1884-1949); Kenneth Adams (1897-1966); and Ernest L. Blumenschein (1874-1960). Fine portraits, each posing with one of their works. > Item Details
Harrison and Morton Political Campaign Bandanna,
Lot # 850 - Harrison and Morton Political Campaign Bandanna,
printed on silk, 39 stars border a 39-star flag with portraits of Harrison and Morton and a GAR medal on fly. Written above and below flag The Old Flag/ And Protection, length 18" x width 18". > Item Details
1879 Photo Album Containing Images of 35 Members of Connecticut Legislature,
Lot # 884 - 1879 Photo Album Containing Images of 35 Members of Connecticut Legislature,
12mo cabinet card and cdv embossed leather bound album with 23 identified and mostly autographed cdv's and cabinet cards, including at least three members who served in various Ct. infantry units during the war. Cover of album embossed with Members of Legislature 1879.. > Item Details
37-Star Flag,
Lot # 992 - 37-Star Flag,
printed on silk with stars configured in 6-6-6-7-6-6 pattern, length 24" x 15.5". > Item Details
Lithographed Portrait of George Washington,
Lot # 743 - Lithographed Portrait of George Washington,
bust-length, three-quarter portrait of the first president after the portrait by Gilbert Stuart. With George Washington in fancy letters underneath the image. In an old, wooden frame, 19th century; 21" x 17" (oval mat opening), 31.5" x 25.25" (w/frame). > Item Details
CDV of Brevet Major General Romeyn B. Ayres,
Lot # 39 - CDV of Brevet Major General Romeyn B. Ayres,
published by Anthony after Brady. West Point graduate and Mexican War veteran, Ayres was an expert artilleryman which he demonstrated brilliantly in the battles of 1862. Promoted to Brigadier General in November 1862 Ayres converted to infantry and commanded the largely regular 2nd division in Sykes... > Item Details
Stamped Tin Laurel Wreath CDV Wall Frame,
Lot # 685 - Stamped Tin Laurel Wreath CDV Wall Frame,
heavy gage tin with bronzed patina finish, with oval opening in center for cdv image; back with soldered tin sleeve to hold image; we have never seen this piece before; 7.5" wide x 8" high. > Item Details
Quarter Plate Ambrotype of a Horse and Sulky,
Lot # 646 - Quarter Plate Ambrotype of a Horse and Sulky,
sharp image of a handsomely dressed gentleman in top hat seated in a horse-drawn sulky. Gently tinted facial features. Housed in floral embossed full paper case with note dating image to 1859. > Item Details
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