We are happy to call you during the auction and place bids on your behalf. To arrange phone bidding, please call Swann's bid department during business hours.
(212) 254-4710 ext. 0
Mon - Fri 10AM - 6PM
Or, e-mail a list of lots with the sale number and your contact information to email@example.com. Be sure to include a phone number where we can reach you.
Bids may also be submitted via fax. Send a list of lots with the sale number and your contact information to (212) 979-1017. You will receive a confirmation before the sale.Sale 2486 | Lot 70
Price Realized: $358 With Buyer's Premium Show Hammer Price
Click Image To Enlarge
Sale 2486 Lot 70
(PHOTOGRAPHY.) The Martyr of Freedom, A. Lincoln, Sixteenth President of the United States. Albumen photograph, 7 1/4 x 5 inches, captioned in image, on original plain mount; minor wear, mount unevenly cropped. New York: Charles Magnus, 1865
Estimate $300 - 400
For this memorial photographic print, Magnus reproduced a somewhat mysterious early presidential portrait of Lincoln dating from circa March-June 1861. The photographer may have been W.L. Germon; the most famous example was inscribed to Lucy Speed, mother of the president's close friend Joshua Fry Speed. Ostendorf O-55, pages 88-89.Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $358