Group of Cabinet Cards, Depicting Military Figures, Musicians, Hunting Parties, European Royalty, Scotsmen, and Places of Interest
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Group of Cabinet Cards, Depicting Military Figures, Musicians, Hunting Parties, European Royalty, Scotsmen, and Places of Interest, eight military figures including one of General Sherman, the others little known or unidentified; nine depicting musicians, some playing banjos, fiddles, bells and water glasses, one of Chauncy Olcott, a tenor; three depicting hunters or hunting parties, ten depicting Scotsmen in their native costume, (six are cartes-de-visite); several European and British royalty including Wilhelmina of the Netherlands, Franz Joseph I Emperor of Austria, his son Rudolf, Archduke of Austria, Rudolpf's wife Princess Stéphanie of Belgium, Sadi Carnot, French president, Edward Stanley, British Statesman, Prince Albert Victor, grandson of Queen Victoria; also one of French republican statesman Leon Gambetta; places and objects of interest including the tomb of Washington at Mount Vernon, a bird's-eye view of Newport, Vermont, Boylston St., Boston, c. 1891, a view of a Nantucket sidewheeler Island Home, and the U.S. cruiser San Francisco in Boston Harbor, approx. forty-one total.
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