Lot 1360    

CDV of Buffalo Bill Cody,
2005, Historic Americana / June 9-10
early albumen of young Cody in suit with black broad-brimmed hat and overcoat, imprint along bottom Sarony, 680 Broadway./BUFFALO BILL.

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Five Civil War Photographs of Union Activities on the James River,
Lot # 771 - Five Civil War Photographs of Union Activities on the James River,
each 3 x 2.75" mounted on printed card stock for John C. Taylor's The War for the Union Series with applied paper descriptive labels. These mimic Brady's Album Gallery images, and are one half of a stereoscopic negative. Printed post-war, ca 1890, as direct positives from the original Anthony nega... > Item Details
Fine CDV of Sanitary Fair Ladies,
Lot # 641 - Fine CDV of Sanitary Fair Ladies,
view of 9 women seated and standing in front of two battle flags of the Irish Brigade, pencil inscription on rear Sanitary Irish Social History, with imprint of S.J. Thompson & Co. Albany, N.Y. > Item Details
CDV of General Michael Corcoran,
Lot # 409 - CDV of General Michael Corcoran,
by Fredericks, New York with period ink identification on verso: Gen Michael Corcoran/of Gen Pecks/command. Corcoran immigrated to the United States in 1850 and became a vocal adherent of the Irish independence movement embraced by many of his countrymen in New York City. The popular Corcoran had en... > Item Details
Quarter Plate Ruby Ambrotype of Boy Cavalryman,
Lot # 504 - Quarter Plate Ruby Ambrotype of Boy Cavalryman,
an imposing close-up portrait of a youngster perhaps 16 or 17 wearing a regulation cavalry shell jacket and kepi with brass “H/3” insignia. Another piece of brass hat insignia is obscured by the fold. He holds a cavalry saber with leather sword knot. The piping on the shell jacket is tinted yello... > Item Details
Wild West Medicine Show Photograph,
Lot # 1359 - Wild West Medicine Show Photograph,
out-of-doors albumen on cardstock image of 28 people from a traveling Wild West Medicine-type show with stagecoach. All the men are dressed in cowboy clothing and armed with variety of pistols and knives, three Caucasian women are dressed as Native Americans and one child is dressed as a clown. Th... > Item Details
Levi Morton Swallow-tail Campaign Pennant,
Lot # 160 - Levi Morton Swallow-tail Campaign Pennant,
printed linen with blue border with white stars, center with black bust portrait and Levi P. Morton below, 17" x 24". > Item Details
Coxey's Army Button,
Lot # 196 - Coxey's Army Button,
a Keep Off the Grass stud depicting Coxey behind bars. Jacob Sechler Coxey (1854-1951) a prominent businessman, monetarist, ran in 1932 as a candidate for President on the Farmer Labor ticket. He is best remembered, however, for leading a group of unemployed workers during the depression of the 1890... > Item Details
D.F. Barry Cabinet Card of a Western Dude,
Lot # 1159 - D.F. Barry Cabinet Card of a Western Dude,
early silver print of young man in fringed chaps, broad-brimmed hat with a Colt Peacemaker in belt and Colt slide-action rifle. With Barry's West Superior, Wis. imprint. > Item Details
CDV of General Alexander Hays,
Lot # 419 - CDV of General Alexander Hays,
by Brady with period pencil notation on verso reading, Brig Gen. Alx Hays/Killed. A West Point graduate with Mexican War experience, ex-regular Hays rejoined the army in 1861 as Colonel of the 63rd Pennsylvania Infantry and went on to win three brevet promotions, including one at Gettysburg for "ga... > Item Details
Two California Expo Items,
Lot # 1233 - Two California Expo Items,
includes a silver-plated pen tray with embossed figure of a bear dressed in top hat and coat with embossed inscription Mr. California Bear On His Way To Visit 1915 The Panama-Pacific International Exposition San Francisco. with embossed floral surround, 3.5" x 9", AND a polychrome woven silk ribbon ... > Item Details
Framed Henry Clay Portrait Campaign Flag,
Lot # 95 - Framed Henry Clay Portrait Campaign Flag,
printed linen with shoulder-length sepia portrait in canton with 26-star surround, circle of 22 with 4 in corners, 3rd-6th white stripe in fly with text Clay/And Frelinghuysen, 24.5" x 26". Adhesive tacked to cardstock at corners and framed, 31.5" x 32.5". > Item Details
Early Hand-Forged Hunting Knife,
Lot # 1127 - Early Hand-Forged Hunting Knife,
with 5.65" wrought steel single-edged blade with top edge serrated, iron guard and single-piece burl walnut grip, all with fine mellow or polished patina, total length 9.6". > Item Details
<i>The Montana Gold and Silver Mining Company</i>,
Lot # 1210 - The Montana Gold and Silver Mining Company,
Location of Mines: Summit Mining District, Madison County, Montana Territory. Published by H.G. Leisenring's Steam Printing House, Philadelphia, 1866, 12mo in self wraps, 23pp. Not in Eberstadt, Streeter, Graff or the Library of Congress. A rare prospectus and charter for this early territorial min... > Item Details
Early Pieces of Sheet Music Featuring African-Americans,
Lot # 224 - Early Pieces of Sheet Music Featuring African-Americans,
lot of 2, both with chromolithographed covers. Includes The Old Piney Woods, composer listed as W.W.W. & R.B. only, published by A. & S. Nordheimer, Toronto, 1866, cover with an older bearded African-American resting on grass with a banjo at side with Italianate Victorian estate in background. Ret... > Item Details
CDV of New Orleans
Lot # 195 - CDV of New Orleans
by Chas. Paxton, New York with printed caption Learning is wealth./ Wilson, Charley, Rebecca & Rosa./ Slaves from New Orleans, dated 1864. A popular view circulated widely in sympathetic New England, endorsed by General Banks, and sold by public subscription for the benevolent fund of New Orleans. ... > Item Details
Two D.F. Barry Photographs of Buffalo Bill and Pawnee Bill,
Lot # 1368 - Two D.F. Barry Photographs of Buffalo Bill and Pawnee Bill,
both in textured paper folders and mats and each with Barry blind stamp. Includes a great full-length image of the two in western garb, both seated across small writing table with Pawnee Bill signing a paper, possible joint partnership contract and William Cody with one arm resting on table looking ... > Item Details
New York State 1849 Map,
Lot # 347 - New York State 1849 Map,
hand-colored and varnished and laid on canvas as issued with wood hanger at top and turned wood dowel at base, nice map with each county differentiated by color, vignette landscape in lower left with 4 portraits at corners, by Ensign & Thayer, N.Y., 34" x 44". > Item Details
Denver, Colorado Barber's 1908-1909 Supply Catalog,
Lot # 314 - Denver, Colorado Barber's 1908-1909 Supply Catalog,
dated 1908-1909, from Buerger Bros. Denver, Colo., large 4to in illustrated card stock boards with cloth spine, 152pp, many wonderful chromolithographs including chairs, poles, back bars, customized and occupational shaving mugs Mary Gregory-style barber bottles and glasses, with 42 full-color pages... > Item Details
Early Land Deed Signed by Thomas and Benjamin Lincoln,
Lot # 248 - Early Land Deed Signed by Thomas and Benjamin Lincoln,
manuscript DS, 1p. 15 x 9.5", Hingham, Mass., 4 Jan. 1700. A deed in which Benjamin Lincoln and Thomas Lincoln of Hingham sell to David Lincoln five acres of land for the sum of £36. These are very likely the ancestors of Revolutionary War general Benjamin Lincoln according to genealogies on record.... > Item Details
<i>Independent Gazetteer</i>, Dated November 16, 1782,
Lot # 336 - Independent Gazetteer, Dated November 16, 1782,
complete original four-page newspaper filled with notes from the closing days of the Revolutionary War. Back page contains ads from various Philadelphia-area Jewish merchants, including Haym Salomons, who helped finance the war. > Item Details
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