Lot 19    

Cartes De Visite of 19th Century Personalities,
2002 Americana & Decorative Arts. November 20.
lot of 26. Includes 12 from life portraits of Longfellow and his wife; Washington Irving; Alfred Tennyson; Halleck; T.S. Arthur; Park Benjamin; Edgar A. Poe; Nathaniel Hawthorne; Tom Thumb and Lavinia Stratton. Photographers include Anthony, Fredricks, Black and others. Remaining portraits heavily retouched or from engravings.

Condition:  
Most with trimmed corners; engravings heavily trimmed.
Est $150 - $250
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