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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Twelve Pieces of P.T. Barnum's Personal Gilt Decorated Porcelain Tableware

Twelve Pieces of P.T. Barnum's Personal Gilt Decorated Porcelain Tableware

Auction:
2478
Auction:
Discovery - Oct 14, 2009
Lot:
94
Sold for:
$948$800

Twelve Pieces of P.T. Barnum's Personal Gilt Decorated Porcelain Tableware, eight pieces with "PTB" monogram including three with hand-painted crest, along with a Staffordshire transfer motto More ...

Daguerreotype Portrait of Jenny Lind Taken From a Portrait Miniature

Daguerreotype Portrait of Jenny Lind Taken From a Portrait Miniature

Auction:
2431
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 01, 2008
Lot:
900
Sold for:
$770$650

Daguerreotype Portrait of Jenny Lind Taken From a Portrait Miniature, America, c. 1861, ninth plate size daguerreotype, depicting an image of a portrait miniature taken of the famous Swedish soprano More ...

Lind, Jenny (1820-1887)

Lind, Jenny (1820-1887)

Auction:
2404
Auction:
Discovery - Apr 16, 2008
Lot:
110
Sold for:
$119$100

Lind, Jenny (1820-1887), two articles, autograph note in the third person, [undated], three pages, to Mr. Sturges, "to whom she begs to express her best thanks for the honor of an invitation to More ...

Nathaniel Currier, publisher (American, 1813-1888)      Black Hawk and Jenny Lind.  Union Course, L.I. Nov. 17, 1847.

Nathaniel Currier, publisher (American, 1813-1888) Black Hawk and Jenny Lind. Union Course, L.I. Nov. 17, 1847.

Auction:
2384
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 03, 2007
Lot:
200
Sold for:
$176$150

Nathaniel Currier, publisher (American, 1813-1888) Black Hawk and Jenny Lind. Union Course, L.I. Nov. 17, 1847. 1850 (Conningham, 5567). Identified in inscriptions in the matrix, large folio More ...

Lind, Jenny (1820-1887)

Lind, Jenny (1820-1887)

Auction:
2341
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 19, 2006
Lot:
72
Unsold
 

Lind, Jenny (1820-1887), two articles, autograph note in the third person, [undated], three pages, to Mr. Sturges, "to whom she begs to express her best thanks for the honor of an invitation to More ...

Rare Cast-Iron Photographer's Head-Rest

Rare Cast-Iron Photographer's Head-Rest

Auction:
2345
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Jul 29, 2006
Lot:
362
Sold for:
$1,293$1,100

Rare Cast-Iron Photographer's Head-Rest, Jenny Lind model, with cupped ear pieces adjusted by wingnuts, on extending fluted cast-iron column terminating in decorative flattened tripod foot, minimum More ...

Emma F. Barnum Engraved Gold Plated Cane Handle

Emma F. Barnum Engraved Gold Plated Cane Handle

Auction:
2306
Auction:
Discovery - Dec 15, 2005
Lot:
377
Sold for:
$147$125

Emma F. Barnum Engraved Gold Plated Cane Handle, with related 1890 Bridgeport, Connecticut marriage certificate copies. More ...

Lind, Jenny (1820-1887)

Lind, Jenny (1820-1887)

Auction:
2300
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Oct 30, 2005
Lot:
136
Unsold
 

Lind, Jenny (1820-1887), two articles, autograph note in the third person, [undated], three pages, to Mr. Sturges, "to whom she begs to express her best thanks for the honor of an invitation to More ...

Cast Iron Jenny Lind Dressing Mirror

Cast Iron Jenny Lind Dressing Mirror

Auction:
2241
Auction:
Sale #2241 - Nov 01, 2003
Lot:
303
Sold for:
$411$350

Cast Iron Jenny Lind Dressing Mirror, America, 19th century, the mirror frame with dancing cherub finial above pierced oval chain and leaf border oval frame, which swivels between two female More ...

Sequined Carved Ivory Hand Fan

Sequined Carved Ivory Hand Fan

Auction:
2215
Auction:
Sale #2215 - Oct 23, 2003
Lot:
5
Sold for:
$206$175

Sequined Carved Ivory Hand Fan, mounted and framed. Provenance: Purportedly related to Jenny More ...

Two Jenny Lind Signatures, an 1852 Northampton Programme, and Related Items.

Two Jenny Lind Signatures, an 1852 Northampton Programme, and Related Items.

Auction:
2208
Auction:
Sale #2208 - Aug 21, 2003
Lot:
164
Sold for:
$147$125

Two Jenny Lind Signatures, an 1852 Northampton Programme, and Related More ...

Two Monochrome Circus Posters

Two Monochrome Circus Posters

Auction:
2208
Auction:
Sale #2208 - Aug 21, 2003
Lot:
183
Sold for:
$82$70

Two Monochrome Circus Posters, Barnum & Bailey at Concord, featuring Oriental India, 23 x 17 in., and a Forepaugh-Sells Bros. four-part More ...

Black Painted Cast Iron Jenny Lind Mirror Frame

Black Painted Cast Iron Jenny Lind Mirror Frame

Auction:
2207
Auction:
Sale #2207 - Aug 10, 2003
Lot:
308
Unsold
 

Black Painted Cast Iron Jenny Lind Mirror Frame, America, 19th More ...

Mixed Lot of Unmounted Die-Cut Scrap

Mixed Lot of Unmounted Die-Cut Scrap

Auction:
2196
Auction:
Sale #2196 - Apr 12, 2003
Lot:
537
Sold for:
$129$110

Mixed Lot of Unmounted Die-Cut Scrap, including ships, horses, Barnum's Circus, cradle with babies, birds, handmade carts with babies, More ...

George Curtis (American, ac. 1840-1885)  The Moses Kimball   In Boston Harbor

George Curtis (American, ac. 1840-1885) The Moses Kimball In Boston Harbor

Auction:
2154
Auction:
Sale #2154 - Sep 20, 2002
Lot:
502
Sold for:
$19,975$17,000

George Curtis (American, ac. 1840-1885)The Moses Kimball In Boston HarborUnsigned, label from Doll & Richards, Boston, on the reverse.Oil on canvas, 20 1/4 x 30 1/4 in. (51.5 x 77.0 cm), More ...

American School, early 19th Century  Pair of Portraits of Levi Barnum and His Wife Elizabeth Cameron Barnum.

American School, early 19th Century Pair of Portraits of Levi Barnum and His Wife Elizabeth Cameron Barnum.

Auction:
2128
Auction:
Sale #2128 - Feb 24, 2002
Lot:
296
Sold for:
$6,463$5,500

American School, early 19th CenturyPair of Portraits of Levi Barnum and His Wife Elizabeth Cameron Barnum. Unsigned, identified and dated "June 1815" on labels affixed to the reverse. Oil More ...

Barnums Museum

Barnums Museum

Auction:
2105
Auction:
Sale #2105 - Nov 11, 2001
Lot:
404
Sold for:
$104$90

Barnum's Museum, a wood engraving of the "Fire on 13 July 1863," from Frank Leslies Illustrated Newspaper (German Edition), 24 1/2 x 30 in., framed and More ...

Eight Cartes-De-Visite of Characters from Barnums Museum

Eight Cartes-De-Visite of Characters from Barnums Museum

Auction:
2060
Auction:
Sale #2060 - Mar 31, 2001
Lot:
568
Sold for:
$316$275

Eight Cartes-De-Visite of Characters from Barnum's Museum, six by Eisemann, New York, of hairy man, fat woman, 40-pound woman, Eli Bowen and family, Albino girl, and the More ...