11-13-2011 11-13-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2571B Boston
November 13, 2011 11:00 AMCalender

(Photography, 19th Century)

Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 2571B Location: Boston Date / Time: November 13, 2011 11:00AM


(Photography, 19th Century), Group of twenty-seven stereoscopic cards, comprising nineteen images of notable personages from the Civil War era, and seven cards of views, most by E. Anthony, New York, (bumped and chipped).

Provenance: George H. Utter, former Governor of Rhode Island.
Estimate $100-150

full listing of images/subjects:

Prominent Portraits series:
No. 5325, Gen'l Robert E. Lee, C.S.A.
No. 3877, Lieut. Gen'l Ulysses S. Grant, Com. in Chief Armies of U.S.
No. 2096, Mrs. Lieut. Gen. Grant
No. 2932, Hon. Horace Greeley, Editor N.Y. Daily Tribune
No. 2199, Artemus Ward
No. 2873, Prof. S.F.B. Morse, inventory Electric Magnetic Telegraph
No. 2753, Prof. R.S. Hitchcock
No. 2086, Susini and Wife, late Miss Isabella Hinckley, Singers
No. 4032, Misses Emma and Ada Webb, Actresses
The Stage: No. 5456, Mlle. Ronconi. Opera Singer.
The Stage: No. John Sefton, Actor.
The Stage: No. 2941, Miss Stella Bonheur, Actress
The Stage: No. 3911, Misses Julia and Louisa Myers, Actresses
The Stage: No. 4270, Mr. & Mrs. Chas. Kean

Anthony's Stereoscopic Views: No. 1761, Rev. Henry Ward Beecher

Washington City Views series:
no. 914, Pennsylvania Avenue, Taken from Willard's Hotel
no. 2745, View of Washington from the Smithsonian Institute

War Views series:
Tent Life of the 31st Pennsylvania Regiment, No. 2405
Grand Review of the Great Veteran Armies... Sherman's Grand Army. Looking up Pennsylvania Ave. from the Treasury Buildings, During the passage of the "Red Star" Division, no 3324

No. 154, Harper's Ferry. General View
No. 176, Jefferson's Rock at Harper's Ferry
No. 37, White Mountain Views, Cascade in Crawford Ravine, No. 2
No. 217, The Rail Road Bridge Across the Patapsco, on the Baltimore and Ohio R. Road, near Ellicottsville
No. 30, White Mountain Views. Suspension Rock in the Flume, Lincon (sic), new Hampshire
Anthony's Instantaneou Views, No. 204, Broadway from Barnum's Museum
A Visit to th "Central Park" in the summer of 1863, No. 1108, A Music Day in the Park
No. 76, Niagra. The Suspension Bridge from the Canada Side.


E. Anthony, George H. Utter, Rhode Island, S.F.B. Morse, Robert E. Lee C.S.A., United States, Ulysses S. Grant, S. Grant, Horace Greeley, Editor, R.S. Hitchcock, Isabella Hinckley, Misses Emma, Ada Webb, Actor, John Sefton, Stella Bonheur, Actress, Julia, Louisa Myers, Chas, Henry Ward Beecher, Washington City, Willard's Hotel, Smithsonian Institute, 31st Pennsylvania Regiment, Sherman's Grand Army, Ellicottsville, Ohio R, Barnum's Museum, Suspension Bridge