[CIVIL WAR]. A group of 4 different CDVs of Commodore Foote with Admiral Farragut and Secretary Gideon Welles.

Four CDV portraits of Commodore Andrew Hull Foote (1806-1863), comprising:  J. GURNEY & SON, photographer. Lithograph vignetted portrait. New York, n.d. imprint to recto and verso. -- Period copy image after a full view studio portrait. New York, n.d. E.A. Anthony/Brady imprint to verso. -- Period copy shot after a rendering of the Commodore. N.p., n.d. Uncredited. -- Lithograph vignetted portrait. N.p., n.d. Uncredited. 

[With:] FREDERICKS, C.D. Studio portrait of Admiral David Farragut (1801-1870). New York, Havana, Paris, n.d. Imprint to verso. The admiral strikes a Napoleonic pose. -- Vignetted lithograph of Civil War-era Secretary of the Navy, Gideon Welles (1802-1878). N.p., n.d. Uncredited. 




Provenance:The Richard B. Cohen Civil War Collection


Farragut carte trimmed around border close to albumen, otherwise undamaged fairly strong clarity, G+.  Foot image clean with bruised and rounded corners, near VG.  Foot lithograph with clipped corners else near VG.  fourth lithograph of Foote near VG. with dented corners.  Copy CDV of Foote by Brady about VG. with minor soiling and foxing. Wells carte near EXC. with minor soiling. 

Estimate: $200 - $300
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium


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