Cowan’s Auctions' American History auction featured rare Lincoln letters, political campaign ephemera, photographs, Civil War collectibles, flags and archives.
A fine selection of American and Continental furniture, sterling silver, glass, porcelain, paintings and works on paper from the 19th and 20th centuries fill Cowan's Auctions, Inc.’s Fall Fine and Decorative Art Auction.
Cowan's Auctions, Inc., in partnership with Garth Clark and Mark Del Vecchio, will host its semi-annual Modern and Contemporary Ceramics auction Oct. 31, 2012. Immediately following the ceramics sale is Cowan’s Inaugural 20th Century Art + Design Auction.
The daguerreotype, the invention of French commercial artist Louis Daguerre, is the result of an early photographic process that used iodine vapors to sensitize plates of polished silver.