Feb 25, 2010 - Sale 2204

Sale 2204 - Lot 63

Price Realized: $ 3,360
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 600 - $ 800
(SLAVERY AND ABOLITION--RECONSTRUCTION.) BRUCE, BLANCHE K[ELSO]. Cabinet Card Signed. Large size cabinet card (6-1/2x4-1/4 inches); some discoloration to the edges of the mount, not affecting the photograph. Cleveland, circa 1880s

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Blanch Kelso Bruce (March 1, 1841 - March 17, 1898) African-American politician, representing Mississippi as a Republican U.S. Senator from 1875 to 1881. He was the first African American to serve a full term in the U.S. Senate. Hiram R. Revels, also of Mississippi, was the first to ever serve in the U.S. Congress, but did not serve a full term.