Apr 19, 2016 - Sale 2411

Sale 2411 - Lot 11

Price Realized: $ 8,125
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 2,500 - $ 3,500
Civil War-era album with 50 vignetted cartes-de-visite of military luminaries, many from life, by Vannerson & Jones, Richmond, Virginia.
Each is identified and numbered in a period handwriting. With a cdv of Gen. Robert E. Lee signed on the original photograph, and portraits of Breckenridge, Hampton (a Confederate cavalry leader), Longstreet, Preston of SC, Stewart, various members of the Johnson klan, Fritz Lee, Rooney Lee, Pickett, Geary, Keershaw, Mosher, and others; many with the photographers' credit on mount verso. 8vo, debossed morocco; front cover and front free endpaper detached but present, lacks backstrip (contents detached); brass clasps; all edges gilt. 1861-65

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