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    Sale 2471 | Lot 191
    Price Realized: $2,125With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2471 Lot 191

      (DOUGLASS, FREDERICK.) [Warren, George Kendall; photographer.] Carte-de-visite photograph. Albumen print, 3 3/4 x 2 1/4 inches, on original photographer's mount stamped on recto and verso; minimal wear; inscribed on verso in an unknown hand "Frederick Douglas [sic], Marshall of Dist. of Colum." Boston: Warren's Portraits, circa 1879

      Estimate $1,000 - 1,500

      Frederick Douglass was the most photographed man of the 19th century, with more known images even than Lincoln. Stauffer, Picturing Frederick Douglass, #96, and pages 55 and 110.


      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $2,125