Mar 24, 2022 - Sale 2598

Sale 2598 - Lot 55

Price Realized: $ 438
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 300 - $ 400
(SLAVERY & ABOLITION.) Carte-de-visite portrait of abolitionist Gerrit Smith, one of the "Secret Six" who funded John Brown's raid. Albumen photograph, 3 3/4 x 2 1/4 inches, on photographer's original mount with contemporary pencil caption "G. Smith" and later pencil caption on verso; minimal wear. New York: George G. Rockwood, circa 1870?

Additional Details

WITH--another carte-de-visite portrait, of Free Soil Party founder John Parker Hale of New Hampshire, published by E. Anthony from Brady's National Portrait Gallery.