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Price Realized: $1,125 With Buyer's Premium Show Hammer Price
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Sale 2486 Lot 81
(PHOTOGRAPHY--CIVIL WAR.) Group of 23 cartes-de-vistes of Union leaders and more. Each about 4 x 2 1/2 inches, various conditions. Vp, circa 1861-65
Estimate $500 - 750
Includes Seward (in a rare 3/4 pose), Cameron, McDowell, McClellan, Grant, Blair, Breckinridge (in Union uniform), and Butler. John Brown and John Wilkes Booth are both represented. Also included are more peripheral figures of the era such as Kate Chase Sprague, the Prince of Wales, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, British anti-Confederate politician John Bright, and even the Siamese twins Chang and Eng. A more detailed list is available by request.Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $1,125