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    Sale 2486 | Lot 79
    Price Realized: $500With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2486 Lot 79

      (PHOTOGRAPHY.) Group of 8 Lincoln-related cartes-de-visite: his artists, his sculptures, and related views. Each about 4 x 2 1/2 inches, various conditions. Vp, 1865-71 and undated

      Estimate $400 - 600

      Includes a photograph of sculptor Lavinia "Vinnie" Ream and another of her United States Capitol statue of Lincoln, both with her 1871 copyright backmark * Another of Boston artist Thomas M. Johnston (who painted Lincoln in 1860), with undated Marshall & Co. Boston backmark * Photograph of Leonard Volk's bust of Lincoln * Photograph of an engraving of the interior of Independence Hall * Photograph of the Patent Office, which hosted the 1865 Inaugural Ball, and now houses the National Portrait Gallery * "President Lincoln's First Home in Illinois," photograph of an engraving, mounted on scrapbook paper rather than a card mount. Chicago: J.L. Campbell, 1865 * "The Home of President Lincoln, Springfield, Ill.," carte-sized engraving.

      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $500