Apr 19, 2018 - Sale 2474

Sale 2474 - Lot 234

Estimate: $ 1,500 - $ 2,500
Carte-de-visite of the writer, made after a daguerreotype taken only four days after Poe's attempted suicide.
Albumen print, the image measuring 3 1/4x2 1/8 inches (8.4x5.4 cm.), the mount slightly larger, with the notation E. A. Poe, in pencil, in an unknown hand, and E & H.T. Anthony Brady's National Portrait Gallery back mark, on verso. 1848; printed 1860s