Category Archives: Past Auction

Important Group of 34 Letters Written from Columbia, South America in 1884 and 1885 by the Wife of the Builder of the “Bogotá Savannah Railway” – the first Railroad Line in Columbia, living in Columbia with Her Husband and Children

Lot of (34) very rare and fantastic, original 1884-5 Manuscript Letters written by Mrs. Minnie Hamilton Whitman from Bogota, Columbia while living there with her husband, Bernard Whitman who at the time was the chief engineer building Columbia’s first Railroad … 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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