March 29th, 2015 Palm Sunday March 30th, 2015 Seward's Day March 31st, 2015 César Chávez Day April 2nd, 2015 Pascua Florida Day April 2nd, 2015 World Autism Awareness Day April 2nd, 2015 Maundy Thursday April 3rd, 2015 Good Friday April 4th, 2015 United Nations' Mine Awareness Day April 4th, 2015 Holy Saturday April 4th, 2015 First day of Passover April 5th, 2015 Easter Sunday April 6th, 2015 Easter Monday April 7th, 2015 United Nations' World Health Day April 7th, 2015 Day to Remember Rwanda Genocide Victims April 10th, 2015 Orthodox Good Friday April 11th, 2015 Last day of Passover April 11th, 2015 Orthodox Holy Saturday April 12th, 2015 International Day of Human Space Flight April 12th, 2015 Orthodox Easter April 13th, 2015 Orthodox Easter Monday April 15th, 2015 Father Damien Day April 15th, 2015 Tax Day April 16th, 2015 Yom HaShoah April 16th, 2015 Emancipation Day April 20th, 2015 Patriot's Day April 21st, 2015 San Jacinto Day April 22nd, 2015 Administrative Professionals Day April 22nd, 2015 Earth Day April 22nd, 2015 Oklahoma Day April 23rd, 2015 Yom HaAtzmaut April 23rd, 2015 World Book and Copyright Day April 24th, 2015 Arbor Day April 25th, 2015 World Malaria Day April 26th, 2015 World Intellectual Property Day April 27th, 2015 Confederate Memorial Day April 28th, 2015 World Day for Safety and Health at Work April 29th, 2015 Day to Remember Chemical Warfare Victims
1870's George Armstrong Custer & Indian Wars Relics Cabinet Card Photo For Sale
Very rare & wonderful, 1870’s Cabinet Card Photograph of a display of Indian Wars relics, Flags and photographs of George Armstrong Custer in the lobby of a Boston Theater where a presentation / lecture related to the Battle of the Little Bighorn was to be presented.
This fascinating and fantastic, original card mount photo measures approx. 7 3/4" x 4 1/2" and is mounted on its original photographer's card mount (overall size of card mount is 8 1/2" by 5 1/4"). The Photo was likely taken at a late 1870's GAR Encampment / Reunion or during a lecture tour where General Phil Sheridan was presenting a lecture related to the 7th Cavalry and the Battle of the Little Bighorn (otherwise known as Custer’s Last Stand).
The Photograph pictures the lobby of a Boston Theater or Auditorium which has been festooned with relics and displays related to George Armstrong Custer and the Indian Wars. At the lower right there is a caged ticket booth with text above that reads “Tickets Here”. At the center left there is a wonderful, full size Sioux Indian Teepee with the figure of a Native American Indian inside. On the wall oat the far left there is a large portrait of Custer in his Indian Wars period uniform and at the center right, above the entrance to the Theater / Hall there is a portrait of Custer wearing his pre-Civil War military uniform.
Above this portrait is what appears to be an Indians War period Battle Flag surmounted by a pair of crossed Cavalry Guidons of the Civil War Period. The Photograph carries the mark of the photographer - Allen & Rowell of Boston on the reverse. Unfortunately the photograph is not identified in any other way. It came to us from the estate of Seth Boyden, the great American Inventor and Practical Scientist. As part of the estate, a large amount of Civil War and Indian War ephemera and relics belonging to Seth Boyden’s son (who served throughout the both Wars) were found. Included were a number of 1870’s Cabinet Card photographs of Civil War Generals (including Sheridan) and GAR related images - this is the only photo we were able to obtain from this group but because of the association to the other images we are confident that this is a photograph taken in the 1870’s and somehow related to a GAR Encampment or lecture series presented by General Phil Sheridan. Any information that would help to definitively identify the content and/or context of this Photograph would be greatly appreciated.
This very rare and wonderful, George Armstrong Custer subject, Albumen Cabinet Card Photo is in very good condition. The albumen photo itself exhibits sharp focus, strong contrast and rich tonality but has scattered foxing. The card mount has some light soiling and very light edge wear along with the same foxing seen on the Image.
A very rare, fascinating and somewhat perplexing, 1870’s Cabinet Card Photograph of a display of Indian Wars relics, Flags and photographs of George Armstrong Custer in the lobby of a Boston Theater where a presentation / lecture related to the Battle of the Little Bighorn was to be presented and a fantastic addition to any collection!!!
Overseasshippping is extra and cost will be quoted at buyers request. Massachusetts residents must add 6.25% sales tax.
Please check out other early and interesting items offered by this seller on . Click Here to See Our Items We Have for Sale in the Gallery and Click Here to Add Us To Your Favorite Sellers List
Click Here to Discover More About this Item and Many Others on Our New Informational / Non-Commercial / Reference Blog - Walnutts.com.
Important Notes about Shipping Charges:
The amount quoted for Shipping & Handling is calculated by and is equal to the EXACT amount charged by the Post Office plus a $1.00 "packing fee" - the $1.00 fee is our only compensation for the virgin packing materials we use on all of our professionally packaged boxes as well as our cost for the salaried help that does most of our packing - as I am sure you can see, we make NO profit on the Shipping charges and, in fact, our costs are usually greater than the $1.00 fee. Please contact us if there are any issues regarding the cost of shipping.
This item has been shown 0 times.
1870's George Armstrong Custer & Indian Wars Relics Cabinet Card Photo: $364