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Two Civil War-era Carte-de-visites

Auction:
2756T
Lot:
1175
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Auction:
Discovery - 2756T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
October 09, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Two Civil War-era Carte-de-visites, a seated portrait of Gen. Ulysses S. Grant, c. 1865, and a card titled "Our Present Peace Commissioners," featuring a portrait of President Andrew Johnson surrounded portraits of Civil War generals, including Grant, Sherman, Porter, Thomas, Farragut, and Sheridan.
Estimate $200-300


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Ulysses S. Grant, Porter, President, Andrew Johnson, Sherman, Thomas

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