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Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
2654M Marlborough
May 22, 2013 02:00 PMCalender

Group of Cabinet Cards, Depicting Presidents, Political Figures, Writers, Literary Figures, and Actors

Auction: Discovery - 2654M Location: Marlborough Date / Time: May 23, 2013 10:00AM


Group of Cabinet Cards, Depicting Presidents, Political Figures, Writers, Literary Figures, and Actors, American presidents and related cards including three of Garfield, one of Garfield's assassin, two of Grover Cleveland and one of his wife, Frances Folsom Cleveland, and Mrs. Benjamin Harrison; writers and literary figures including Louisa May Alcott, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr., Robert Browning, Frederick Hedge, Henry Clarke Warren, Max Muller, and George William Curtis; actors including two of Edwin Booth, noted Shakespearean actor and brother of Lincoln assassin John Wilkes Booth, Will Seymour, John, McCullough, Sarah Bernhardt, Lilly Langtree, Alice Atherton, child actress Florence Washburn, Kate Forsyth, Julia Malowe, and Olive Logan; and ten cartes-de-visite depicting members of the artistic Bierstadt family, approx. forty-six total.
Estimate $200-250

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Grover Cleveland, Henry Clarke Warren, Benjamin Harrison, Edwin Booth, Lincoln, Louisa May Alcott, actor, Frances Folsom Cleveland, Frederick Hedge, George William Curtis, Max Muller, Oliver Wendell Holmes , Sr., Robert Browning, Sarah Bernhardt, Olive Logan, child actress, Florence Washburn, Bierstadt, Alice Atherton, Lilly, Julia Malowe, Kate Forsyth