Noted Lincoln historian and author Don White will be the featured presenter during a celebration of the 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address, April 20.
Cowan’s Auctions' American History auction featured rare Lincoln letters, political campaign ephemera, photographs, Civil War collectibles, flags and archives.
Before there was Spielberg's award-winning film "Lincoln" there have been many other films based on the revered President, including a rare 1924 Lincoln biopic.
A two-evening photography sale ended with more than 200 daguerreotypes from a single 30-year collection from Rochester, N.Y., crossing the block Oct. 3-4 in a sale hosted by Kaminski Auctions in Beverly, Mass.
A sale of historic daguerreotypes and modern photography offers buyers a chance to own a number of rare images, from occupational and political-themed images, albumens to gelatin silver prints.The sale features a period copy daguerreotype of Abraham Lincoln, Henry Fox Talbot and a rare copy plate of Henry Clay.
Cowan’s Auctions, Inc. American History, Including the Civil War Auction realized $697,000 in the June 21, 2012 sale. The highest selling lot in the sale was an Alexander Gardner Colloidon glass negative from Abraham Lincoln’s last sitting.
Antique Trader subscribers write to say a recent column on the probate system is offensive, warn collectors about fake Lincoln briefs, cheer a column on Hannes Bok and bemoan the lack of security in most university rare book archives.