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1820′s, 24 Star American Ships Flag – A Grand Signal of our National Presence

Pictured here we have an exceptionally rare and original, 1820′s large size, Hand Sewn 24 Star American Flag. The Flag came to us without information on its origin,  but we know that the 24 Star Flag was in use from … Continue reading

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Battle of Gettysburg: The Children of the Battlefield

Pictured above is an  original, 1863 Battle of Gettysburg / Civil War subject CDV Photograph, which was sold to support those children orphaned by the Civil War. This fascinating  CDV is titled “The Children of the Battle Field” and features a fantastic Albumen Photograph … Continue reading

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Rare Collection:1906 Native American Crow Indian Photos by Alfred Baumgartner

An early Billings, Montana photographer, Alfred Baumgartner had a studio on Minnesota Avenue which opened in 1906 and closed just a few years later. Little is known of his work except that he was certainly a true Western Photographer – had … Continue reading

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Wounded Knee Indian Massacre: Rare View Of The “Press Headquarters”

This is a truly amazing January 1891, Albumen Cabinet Card Photograph of a small log cabin behind the Post Office at the Pine Ridge Agency in South Dakota – the location from which the first news reports about the Wounded … Continue reading

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Comic Icon: Never-Before-Seen 1896 Candy Container Featuring R. F. Outcault’s “The Yellow Kid”

Pictured above is what is believed to be a previously cataloged, circa 1896 Richard Outcault “Yellow Kid” Wax Head Full Figure Doll Candy Container (click here for a history of the evolution of the Yellow Kid). Extensive research has been … Continue reading

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