Selling a Konica Hexanon GRII 300mm f9 lens. Covers up to 11x14 (have read it covers 8x20). Glass is good but the barrel shows a little use. $220 plus $12 shipping. Lots of glass for the money!! These GRII’s are known for their edge to edge sharpness...perfect for landscapes/cityscapes. #tintype#wetplate#collodion#largeformat#11x14#8x10
Selling a Konica Hexanon GRII 300mm f9 lens. Covers up to 11x14. Glass is good but the barrel shows some use. $220 plus $12 shipping. Lots of glass for the money!! These GRII’s are known for their edge to edge sharpness...perfect for landscapes/cityscapes. #tintype#wetplate#collodion#largeformat#11x14#8x10
A letter entirely in the hand writing of Abraham Lincoln, address from the Executive Mansion, Washington, August 31, 1864, with an autograph note signed by Thurlow Weed and H.J. Raymond, on the third page. ————————————————————————-The Louis Welton mentioned in the letter was caught, in the summer of 1864, with a written contract in his possession agreeing to furnish the rebel forces with supplies. He was sentenced to imprisonment for trading with the enemy, but succeeded in securing the support of Thurlow Weed, H.J. Raymond, of the New York Times, and a senator Morgan,of New York, in requesting a pardon.
The letter includes – “Now, If Senator Morgan, and Mr. weed, and Mr. Raymond, will not argue with me that I ought to discharge this man, but will, in writing on the sheet, simply request me to do it, I will do it solely in deference to their wishes. “ A. Lincoln
———————————————————————Lincoln Letter, August 31, 1864
The Detroit Public Library, 12/9/17
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So if you're ever up high in them sierra peaks
and you hear one hell of a wail
You'll know it's that devil a bellerin' about them knots tied in his tail.
Decommissioned Union Pacific freight tunnel near Donner pass.
It's strange to see this area so easily traversed when thinking about the Donner party.