Mar 29, 2018 - Sale 2471

Sale 2471 - Lot 46

Price Realized: $ 10,000
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 4,000 - $ 6,000
(SLAVERY AND ABOLITION.) Delicately hand-tinted tintype of John Brown. Sixth-plate tintype, 2 1/2 x 2 inches oval to sight in period gilt mat; in a leather case blind-stamped with an American flag, with minor wear. Np, circa 1860

Additional Details

This portrait of the abolitionist leader is also found at Harper's Ferry; Abbott & Co. also released it as an uncased tintype with a printed label on verso.