Fri, 28th May 2021 14:00

Photographs (1840 - 2020)

  Lot 117

American Civil War Interest (1861-1865)

American Civil War Interest (1861-1865)

AN EXCEPTIONAL COLLECTION OF AMERICAN CARTES DE VISITE OF NOTABLE CIVIL WAR FIGURES, c.1860s, Sitters include; Noted Abolitionist Thaddeus Hyatt, Mary Todd Lincoln, the former First Lady of the United States, Rose O'Neal Greenhow and her daughter, Nathaniel Parker Willis, Professor Joseph Henry, Secretary Gideon Wells, Major General Fitz John Porter, Admiral Franklin Buchanan, General "Stonewall" Jackson, with manuscript identification in ink lower margin and verso, General Hamilton (?), General Winfield Scott, Major General J. McDowell, Major General Silas Casey, General Louis Blenker, General Joseph K Mansfield, Colonel Hiram Berdan, Alexander Gardner by Brady, and a self-portrait, B.R Washington (?), General Jamieson together with some French and British sitters and one tintype of a family at the beach

Photographers/Studios include Alexander Gardner (1821-1882) Mathew B. Brady, Clarke's Union Gallery (M.A Root 1808-1888 & J.P Van Loan),C.H Williamson Sherman & Co., Brasier Brooklyn,

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