Sale 2471 - Lot 191
Price Realized: $ 2,125
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(DOUGLASS, FREDERICK.) [Warren, George Kendall; photographer.] Carte-de-visite photograph. Albumen print, 3 3/4 x 2 1/4 inches, on original photographer's mount stamped on recto and verso; minimal wear; inscribed on verso in an unknown hand "Frederick Douglas [sic], Marshall of Dist. of Colum." Boston: Warren's Portraits, circa 1879
Frederick Douglass was the most photographed man of the 19th century, with more known images even than Lincoln. Stauffer, Picturing Frederick Douglass, #96, and pages 55 and 110.