02-09-2018 02-09-2018
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
3075B Boston
February 9, 2018 4:00PMCalender
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Carte-de-visite "White and Black Slaves,"

 
Auction: Discovery - 3075B Location: Boston Date / Time: February 09, 2018 4:00PM

Description:

Carte-de-visite "White and Black Slaves," imprint on reverse reads: "The nett proceeds from the sale of these photographs will be devoted exclusively to the education of colored people in the Department of the Gulf, now under the command of Maj. Gen. Banks," (trimmed at the bottom, loss at upper right corner).
Estimate $150-250


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Keywords

Carte de visite, Ephemera, Portrait photography