05-12-2010 05-13-2010
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
May 12, 2010 2:00PMCalender

Thirteen Cartes de Visite of Notable 19th Century Figures

Auction: Discovery - 2504 Location: Marlborough Date / Time: May 12, 2010 2:00PM


Thirteen Cartes de Visite of Notable 19th Century Figures, seven cartes de visite with back marks "Published by E. Anthony, 501 Broadway, New York. From photographic negative, from [Matthew] Brady's National Portrait Gallery" including American author, poet, and editor N.P. Willis, Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, poet and journalist George Denison Prentice, publishers Harper & Brothers, American poet, journalist, and editor of the New York Evening Post, William C. Bryant; (three figures) Harriet Beecher Stowe, Dr. Lyman Beecher, and Henry Ward Beecher, writer and poet Mrs. Sigourney; six others: Harriet Beecher Stowe, abolitionist William Lloyd Garrison, writer and poet Dr. Josiah Gilbert Holland, Alfred, Lord Tennyson, Poet Laureate of the United Kingdom, (two unknown) Lucy Lovell, and ? B. Arnold; together with a small print of an early woodblock of "The Boston Tea Party 1773" mounted on a wood block.
Estimate $75-100


writer and poet, Broadway, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Henry Ward Beecher, Lyman Beecher, N.P. Willis, Oliver Wendell Holmes, author , poet, and editor, journalist , and editor, New York Evening Post, Brady's National Portrait Gallery, George Denison Prentice, Supreme Court, the New York Evening Post, William C. Bryant, poet , journalist, poet and journalist, publishers Harper, Sigourney, Tennyson, William Lloyd Garrison, Gilbert Holland, United Kingdom, Poet, Josiah Gilbert, Lucy Lovell, Boston Tea Party