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Thirteen Cartes de Visite of Notable 19th Century Figures

Auction:
2504
Lot:
158
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$119$100

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

Description:

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

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

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