Apr 14, 2015 - Sale 2380

Sale 2380 - Lot 157

Price Realized: $ 1,062
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 800 - $ 1,200
(LINCOLN, ABRAHAM.) Carte-de-visite album feauring 8 Lincoln-related photographs. 15 cartes-de-visite inserted into a period album. 12mo, moderate wear to album and contents. Np, 1860s

Additional Details

Includes: 2 unidentified Union soldiers; 6 Abraham Lincolns; Mary Todd Lincoln; General George Thomas; Horace Greeley; General William Sherman; Henry Ward Beecher; General Ulysses Grant; and a representation of Lincoln's casket. The Lincolns are all shot by Brady with a variety of backstamps: Meserve 108 (9 February 1864) by M.J. Dennis of Cincinnati; Meserve 76 (1863) by Tyson Brothers of Gettysburg; Meserve 70 (23 February 1861) by E. Anthony / Brady National Portrait Gallery; Meserve 85 (9 February 1864) in two examples by George J. Scherer of Newport, NY and the Davis Gallery of Cincinnati; and Meserve 42 (before October 1861) by Tyson Brothers of Gettysburg.