Thirteen Cartes de Visite of Notable 19th Century Figures
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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.