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Price Realized: $30,000 With Buyer's Premium Show Hammer Price
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Sale 2471 Lot 190
(DOUGLASS, FREDERICK.) Warren, George Kendall; photographer. Signed cabinet card of Douglass. Albumen photograph, 5 3/4 x 4 inches, on original mount with photographer's gilt stamps on both sides, and signed "Fred'k Douglass" in ink in lower margin; tack holes in mount corners, a touch of dampstaining on lower edge. Boston, circa 1879
Estimate $10,000 - 15,000
Douglass has signed one of his more popular portraits, the one used as the frontispiece for his third autobiography. "Douglass at his most statesmanlike"--Stauffer, Picturing Frederick Douglass #96, and pages 55 and 110. We are aware of no other signed Douglass cabinet cards at auction since 1996.Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $30,000