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Two General Grant Cabinet Cards, One Autographed

Auction:
3034M
Lot:
183
Sold for:
$1,968$1,600

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Auction:
Sale #3034M - 3034M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
October 26, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

Two General Grant Cabinet Cards, One Autographed, c. 1870s, a Brady image of Grant, marked on the bottom "BRADY WASHINGTON, D.C.," and on the recto "BRADY'S/National Portrait Gallery/625 Pennsylvania Avenue/WASHINGTON, D.C.," and a seated image of Grant autographed at the bottom and marked "Houseworth, Photographer, 12 Montgomery St., San Francisco," and on the recto "HOUSEWORTH'S/SOUVENIR/PHOTOGRAPHS," overall ht. 6 3/8, wd. 4 3/16 in.
Estimate $1,200-1,800

Both images in very good condition, the Brady has some light flaking on the backing board on the upper left corner that does not effect the image.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

19th century in the United States, Cabinet card, Ephemera, Genealogy, Photography, Presidency of Ulysses S. Grant, Ulysses S. Grant