Sep 27, 2018 - Sale 2486

Sale 2486 - Lot 72

Price Realized: $ 3,750
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Estimate: $ 1,500 - $ 2,500
(PHOTOGRAPHY.) Large group of 47 cartes-de-visite of Lincoln. Most about 4 x 2 1/2 inches, various conditions. Vp, circa 1858-65 and undated

Additional Details

This collection features images based on at least 21 different photographs of Lincoln taken between 1858 and 1865--a treasury of the Lincoln image. Most are photographs, but a few photographs of engravings and carte-sized engravings are included. Highlights include a photograph of a painting based on the 1858 Roderick Cole portrait (Ostendorf O-14) A rare example of Gardner's August 1863 portrait (O-75) with backstamp of William Richardson of Brooklyn An example of Gardner's August 1863 O-77 portrait, described on verso as "a 1900 aluminum print from the original negative." Complete list available upon request.