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J.H. Bufford's Sons Engraving of P.T. Barnum

J.H. Bufford's Sons Engraving of P.T. Barnum

Auction:
3190T
Auction:
Discovery - Dec 12, 2018
Lot:
1148
Unsold
 

J.H. Bufford's Sons Engraving of P.T. Barnum, ht. 12, wd. 9 in. More ...

Corwin Knapp Linson (American, 1864-1959) Sketches made on board S.S. Massachusetts - Barnum & Baily Circus/A Series of Original Drawin

Corwin Knapp Linson (American, 1864-1959) Sketches made on board S.S. Massachusetts - Barnum & Baily Circus/A Series of Original Drawin

Auction:
3180T
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 19, 2018
Lot:
1096
Sold for:
$185$150

Corwin Knapp Linson (American, 1864-1959) Sketches made on board S.S. Massachusetts - Barnum & Baily Circus/A Series of Original Drawings and Reproductions. Dated and signed More ...

Barnum, Phineas T. (1810-1891) Life of P.T. Barnum, Written by Himself  , with Clipped Signature.

Barnum, Phineas T. (1810-1891) Life of P.T. Barnum, Written by Himself , with Clipped Signature.

Auction:
3103T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 31, 2018
Lot:
1089
Sold for:
$123$100

Barnum, Phineas T. (1810-1891) Life of P.T. Barnum, Written by Himself, with Clipped Signature. New York: Hurst & Co., 1885. New edition, updated to 1885, octavo, publisher's cloth, illustrated, More ...

Autograph Album, 1860s-1880s.

Autograph Album, 1860s-1880s.

Auction:
3040B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 12, 2017
Lot:
14
Sold for:
$3,321$2,700

Autograph Album, 1860s-1880s. Octavo, printed by Lippincott in Philadelphia, containing autographs, signed cards, clipped signatures, and a few letters, approximately 100 in total, including: John More ...

Cane Presented to Medal of Honor Recipient General Henry A. Barnum

Cane Presented to Medal of Honor Recipient General Henry A. Barnum

Auction:
3034M
Auction:
Sale #3034M - Oct 26, 2017
Lot:
153
Sold for:
$861$700

Cane Presented to Medal of Honor Recipient General Henry A. Barnum, c. mid to late 19th century, oak cane with an ivory handle, silver ferrule engraved "Gen. H.A. Barnum/from/O.J. May," overall lg. More ...

In the Manner of Charles Balthazar Julien Févret de Saint-Mémin (France/America, 1770–1852), Portrait of Colonel Nicholas Fish (New Yor

In the Manner of Charles Balthazar Julien Févret de Saint-Mémin (France/America, 1770–1852), Portrait of Colonel Nicholas Fish (New Yor

Auction:
2985B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 04, 2017
Lot:
246
Sold for:
$4,613$3,750

In the Manner of Charles Balthazar Julien Févret de Saint-Mémin (France/America, 1770–1852) Portrait of Colonel Nicholas Fish (New York City, 1758-1833) Unsigned. Charcoal and pencil on More ...

Group of Hard Times and Civil War Tokens

Group of Hard Times and Civil War Tokens

Auction:
2982T
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 09, 2017
Lot:
1476
Sold for:
$135$110

Group of Hard Times and Civil War Tokens, an 1833 "The Constitution As I Understand It," an 1837 "Executive Financiering Fiscal Agent," an 1837 "Substitute For Shin Plasters," two 1837 "Millions For More ...

Alexander Calder (American, 1898-1976)      Profils

Alexander Calder (American, 1898-1976) Profils

Auction:
2977B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - Jan 27, 2017
Lot:
439
Sold for:
$147,000$120,000

Alexander Calder (American, 1898-1976) Profils Signed "Calder" and dated "74" within the composition l.r. Gouache and ink on watermarked Cason paper, 28 7/8 x 42 3/4 in. (73.4 x 108.8 cm), More ...

Barnum, Phineas T. (1818-1891) Autograph Note Signed, New York, 22 February 1868.

Barnum, Phineas T. (1818-1891) Autograph Note Signed, New York, 22 February 1868.

Auction:
2950B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Oct 30, 2016
Lot:
53
Sold for:
$461$375

Barnum, Phineas T. (1818-1891) Autograph Note Signed, New York, 22 February 1868. Wove paper bifolium, with "Barnum" letterhead, inscribed on one page. To the editor of the Bulletin, alerting the More ...

Smith, William Henry Sedley (1806-1872) Archive of Correspondence, Ephemera, and Other Material.

Smith, William Henry Sedley (1806-1872) Archive of Correspondence, Ephemera, and Other Material.

Auction:
2891T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 18, 2016
Lot:
1089
Sold for:
$2,460$2,000

Smith, William Henry Sedley (1806-1872) Archive of Correspondence, Ephemera, and Other Material. Including approximately seventy autograph letters signed from family members, theatre contacts, and More ...

Eighteen Decorative Items

Eighteen Decorative Items

Auction:
2851M
Auction:
Discovery - Oct 08, 2015
Lot:
263
Sold for:
$123$100

Eighteen Decorative Items, a small dome-top wallpaper box with label reading "Benjamin A. Russel," a small, round pantry box, ten arrowheads, three floral pyrographic items: a hand mirror, a box, More ...

The Life of Joice Heth, the Nurse of Gen. George Washington, (The Father of our Country) Now Living at the Astonishing Age of 161 Years

The Life of Joice Heth, the Nurse of Gen. George Washington, (The Father of our Country) Now Living at the Astonishing Age of 161 Years

Auction:
2764B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 16, 2014
Lot:
391
Sold for:
$2,706$2,200

The Life of Joice Heth, the Nurse of Gen. George Washington, (The Father of our Country) Now Living at the Astonishing Age of 161 Years, and Weighs Only 46 Pounds. New York: Printed for the More ...

Three Circus Posters

Three Circus Posters

Auction:
2756T
Auction:
Discovery - Oct 09, 2014
Lot:
1180
Unsold
 

Three Circus Posters, two Circus World Museum 1960 reproduction posters: "Barnum & Bailey Greatest Show on Earth" and "Ringling Bros World's Greatest Shows - Army of 50 Clowns," and a large Ringling More ...

Framed Ringling Brothers/Barnum & Bailey Poster

Framed Ringling Brothers/Barnum & Bailey Poster

Auction:
2747M
Auction:
Discovery - Sep 18, 2014
Lot:
484
Sold for:
$123$100

Framed Ringling Brothers/Barnum & Bailey Poster, 1970, advertising for the Long Beach Arena shows August 11th and 12th, depicting a troupe of chimps, an elephant, and a pig, ht. 36 1/2, wd. 44 in. More ...

Barnum, Phineas T. (1810-1891) Quit-Claim Deed, 15 October 1888.

Barnum, Phineas T. (1810-1891) Quit-Claim Deed, 15 October 1888.

Auction:
2730B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 31, 2014
Lot:
3
Sold for:
$431$350

Barnum, Phineas T. (1810-1891) Quit-Claim Deed, 15 October 1888. Single page, pre-printed document, completed by hand on one side, docketed on the reverse. Relinquishing a certain parcel of More ...

Carte-de-visite Album Compiled by John Badger Bachelder (1825-1894)

Carte-de-visite Album Compiled by John Badger Bachelder (1825-1894)

Auction:
2730B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 31, 2014
Lot:
92
Unsold
 

Carte-de-visite Album Compiled by John Badger Bachelder (1825-1894) Leather-bound album with brass edges and clasps, with Bachelder's initials engraved on a brass shield attached to the front More ...

Presidential and Literary Autographs c. 1875.

Presidential and Literary Autographs c. 1875.

Auction:
2658B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Jun 01, 2013
Lot:
43
Sold for:
$4,613$3,750

Presidential and Literary Autographs c. 1875. Commercially produced green morocco album, gilt stamped front board with "Autographs" in an ornate gothic font and the former owner's name, William P. More ...

Small Group of Assorted Circus Ephemera

Small Group of Assorted Circus Ephemera

Auction:
2654M
Auction:
Discovery - May 22, 2013
Lot:
438
Sold for:
$300$250

Small Group of Assorted Circus Ephemera, early to mid-20th century, including route cards, advertisements, publicity stills, letterhead, correspondence, newspaper clippings, four Ringling More ...

Constitution of the State of New York, together with the Rules and Orders, Standing Committees, and List of Members of the Senate & Ass

Constitution of the State of New York, together with the Rules and Orders, Standing Committees, and List of Members of the Senate & Ass

Auction:
2637M
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 14, 2013
Lot:
36
Sold for:
$40$40

Constitution of the State of New York, together with the Rules and Orders, Standing Committees, and List of Members of the Senate & Assembly, for 1826. Albany: Croswell, Barnum, & Van Benthusen, More ...

American School, 19th Century      Portrait of the Bark MOSES KIMBALL.

American School, 19th Century Portrait of the Bark MOSES KIMBALL.

Auction:
2620M
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 15, 2012
Lot:
718
Sold for:
$2,520$2,100

American School, 19th Century Portrait of the Bark MOSES KIMBALL. Unsigned, vessel identified on the stern. Oil on canvas laid onto board, 22 x 27 1/2 in., in a period molded giltwood frame. More ...

American School, 19th Century      Portrait of the Bark MOSES KIMBALL.

American School, 19th Century Portrait of the Bark MOSES KIMBALL.

Auction:
2608M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 11, 2012
Lot:
96
Unsold
 

American School, 19th Century Portrait of the Bark MOSES KIMBALL. Unsigned, vessel identified on the stern. Oil on canvas laid onto board, 22 x 27 1/2 in., in a period molded giltwood frame. More ...

Americana, Sixteen Volumes:

Americana, Sixteen Volumes:

Auction:
2597M
Auction:
Discovery - May 17, 2012
Lot:
510
Sold for:
$61$50

Americana, Sixteen Volumes: Grahame's History of the U.S., 1st ed. 1827; Abiel Holmes' American Annals, 1st ed., 2 vols. 1805; History of John Bull, 1st Am. ed. 1794; The Spy Unmasked by Barnum, 1st More ...

1926 Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus Photograph Album

1926 Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus Photograph Album

Auction:
2597M
Auction:
Discovery - May 16, 2012
Lot:
414
Sold for:
$1,337$1,100

1926 Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus Photograph Album, approximately sixty-two photographs, most with identification, depicting acts, personalities, sights, and activities. More ...

Group of Mostly Pine Bedroom Furniture

Group of Mostly Pine Bedroom Furniture

Auction:
2583M
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 16, 2012
Lot:
1057
Sold for:
$533$450

Group of Mostly Pine Bedroom Furniture, including two Jenny Lind spool-turned twin beds with rails, a bureau, a three-drawer chest, and a mirror. More ...

Four Framed and Unframed Lithograph Prints and a Document

Four Framed and Unframed Lithograph Prints and a Document

Auction:
2580M
Auction:
Discovery - Jan 18, 2012
Lot:
97
Sold for:
$306$250

Four Framed and Unframed Lithograph Prints and a Document, a 1905 Congdon music roll print "Early to Bed," a framed 1917, Mary Louise Spoor Arts & Crafts color triptych, an unframed Ringling Bros., More ...

(Photography, 19th Century)

(Photography, 19th Century)

Auction:
2571B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 13, 2011
Lot:
103
Sold for:
$3,430$2,800

(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 More ...

Americana, Sixteen Volumes:

Americana, Sixteen Volumes:

Auction:
2565M
Auction:
Discovery - Oct 13, 2011
Lot:
582
Unsold
 

Americana, Sixteen Volumes: Grahame's History of the U.S., 1st ed. 1827; Abiel Holmes' American Annals, 1st ed., 2 vols. 1805; History of John Bull, 1st Am. ed. 1794; The Spy Unmasked by Barnum, 1st More ...

(Autograph Album, 19th Century)

(Autograph Album, 19th Century)

Auction:
2526B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 14, 2010
Lot:
6
Sold for:
$2,489$2,100

(Autograph Album, 19th Century), Collection of autograph cards laid into an blue cloth album, [c. 1875], and including, Ulysses S. Grant, Caleb Cushing, King Kalakaua of the Hawaiian Islands, John More ...

American School, 19th Century      Portrait of Jenny Lind Root Holding a Basket of Flowers.

American School, 19th Century Portrait of Jenny Lind Root Holding a Basket of Flowers.

Auction:
2524B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 07, 2010
Lot:
351
Sold for:
$5,629$4,750

American School, 19th Century Portrait of Jenny Lind Root Holding a Basket of Flowers. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, c. 1855, 46 1/2 x 33 in., in original molded giltwood frame. Condition: Minor More ...

White-painted Cast Iron Jenny Lind Dressing Mirror

White-painted Cast Iron Jenny Lind Dressing Mirror

Auction:
2524B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 07, 2010
Lot:
564
Sold for:
$178$150

White-painted Cast Iron Jenny Lind Dressing Mirror, America, 19th century, the oval mirror frame with pierced oval chain and leaf border swivels between two female figures with hoop skirts on a More ...