Raynors HCA 2017-12
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Each of the CDVs are backmarked by “T(heodore)Lilienthal, 102 Poydras St. New Orleans.” The famed New Orleans Jewish photographer Theodore Lilienthal (1829-1894) who was born in Prussia. He worked as a silk merchant in Berlin before being drafted into Prussia's war with Austria. He was wounded in that conflict and removed with his parents to New Orleans in 1853. His immediately set himself up as a daguerrian artist and published images at 102 Poydras, Street throughout the Civil War and beyond. He established himself as a leading photographer by the end of the war and subsequently was commission by the city's fathers to produce a series of panoramic view of New Orleans to be exhibited in Paris in 1867. As time passed he won awards, praise and patented several new and innovative photographic related processes. In 1890 fire ravaged his studio and sold the business when he fell ill in 1894. Each image is horizontal, some from artwork, many in oval, overall VG and certainly scarce. the identifications are are penned on the reverse of each image. The group includes, the USS Bienville (1861) was a 1,558 long tons (1,583 t) (burden) wooden side-wheel paddle steamer acquired by the Union Navy early in the American Civil War. She was armed with heavy guns and assigned to the Union blockade of the waterways of the Confederate States of America, 2nd generation and slightly light.. ... plus, USS Chickasaw was an ironclad Milwaukee-class river monitor built for the United States Navy during the American Civil War. The ship participated in the Battle of Mobile Bay in August 1864 very light., ... plus, The first USS Milwaukee, a double-turreted Milwaukee-class river monitor, the lead ship of her class, built for the Union Navy during the American Civil War. The ship supported Union forces during the Mobile Campaign as they attacked Confederate fortifications defending the city of Mobile, Alabama in early 1865, VG. ... plus, The second USS Augusta was a side-wheel steamer in the United States Navy during the American Civil War, light.. ... plus, USS Monongahela (1862) was a barkentine–rigged screw sloop-of-war that served in the Union Navy during the American Civil War. Her task was to participate in the Union blockade of the Confederate States of America, VG. ... plus, CSS Tennessee was a casemate ironclad ram built for the Confederate Navy during the American Civil War. She served as the flagship of Admiral Franklin Buchanan, commander of the Mobile Squadron, after her commissioning. She was captured in 1864 by the Union Navy during the Battle of Mobile Bay and then participated in the Union's subsequent Siege of Fort Morgan, from art ... plus, The first USS Lafayette was a side wheel steamer, converted to an ironclad ram, in the United States Navy during the American Civil War. Lafayette was built at St. Louis, Missouri, in 1848 as Aleck Scott (often spelled Alick Scott). She was purchased by the War Department as Fort Henry on 18 May 1862 for use in the western flotilla. Oval image, VG. ... plus, USS Benton (1861) was an ironclad river gunboat in the United States Navy during the American Civil War. She was named for American senator Thomas Hart Benton. Oval image, VG. ... plus ..., The first USS Lackawanna was a screw sloop-of-war in the Union Navy during the American Civil War. Lackawanna was launched by the New York Navy Yard on 9 August 1862. VG ... plus, SS Winnebago was a double-turret Milwaukee-class river monitor, named for the Winnebago tribe of Siouan Indians, built for the Union Navy during the American Civil War. The ship participated in the Battle of Mobile Bay in 1864, during which she was lightly damaged, and the bombardments of Forts Gaines and Morgan as Union troops besieged the fortifications defending the bay. Art, VG, ..., plus, The USS Hartford, a sloop-of-war, steamer, was the first ship of the United States Navy named for Hartford, the capital of Connecticut. Hartford served in several prominent campaigns in the American Civil War as the flagship of David G. Farragut, most notably the Battle of Mobile Bay in 1864. Art, VG. ...,plus, USS Black Hawk, spent most of her service Black Hawk served as flagship for Rear Admirals David Dixon Porter and Samuel Phillips Lee, successive commanders of the Mississippi Squadron. Oval, VG ... plus, CSS Selma was a steamship in the Confederate States Navy during the American Civil War. She served in the Confederate Navy first as Florida, and later as Selma. She was captured by the Union Navy steamer USS Metacomet during the Battle of Mobile Bay. She served as USS Selma until the end of the war.VG ... plus Not Identified but appears to be the Rosebud Riverboat. Oval, VG.
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A Very Unique Naval Photographic Collection of 14 CDV’s

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Minimum Bid: $750.00
Final prices include buyers premium.: $1,573.00
Estimate: $1,500 - $2,000
Auction closed on Thursday, December 7, 2017.

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