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Lee, Robert E. (1807-1870) Photograph Signed by Matthew Brady, Gen. R.E. Lee and Staff.

Auction:
3103T
Lot:
1039
Sold for:
$3,567$2,900

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3103T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 31, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Lee, Robert E. (1807-1870) Photograph Signed by Matthew Brady, Gen. R.E. Lee and Staff. Washington, DC: Brady & Co., 1865. Photographic portrait of a seated Robert E. Lee, taken at his Richmond home on Franklin Street in April 1865, not long after Appomattox, flanked by his son, General George Washington Custis Lee, and Colonel Walter Taylor; inscribed at the bottom to Colonel Robert Alexander, "Compliments of his friend, M.B. Brady," on a card mount; title, imprint, copyright, and inscription on mount, toned, faded, scratches, other signs of wear, in a later frame, the photo 8 3/4 x 6 3/4, the mount 12 1/2 x 9 1/4 in.
Estimate $4,000-6,000


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Brady & Co., Robert Alexander, Walter Taylor, R.E. Lee, Matthew Brady, George Washington, Washington, DC, Appomattox, Brady, Custis, First Families of Virginia, Fitzhugh family of Virginia, George Washington Custis Lee, George Washington Parke Custis, Military personnel, Robert E. Lee

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