22 cdvs, plus one tintype on cdv mount, 10 cabinet cards, and 1 large format image.
-Edwin Forrest (1806-1872), Shakespearean actor.
-Lithograph of classical figure crowning Abraham Lincoln with caption "Liberty crowning her Martyr."
-Cartoon of Gideon Welles sitting in washtub wearing a nightcap and holding a long gun: "Capturing the Pirates."
-Photograph of John Rogers' Council of War, with General Grant and Secretary Stanton on either side of a seated President Lincoln.
-Mrs. Tennie C. Claflin, Broker. Tennie, with her sister, Victoria Woodhull, were the first women to open a Wall Street brokerage firm in 1870.
-Four images of the Prince of Wales, two alone, two with his wife
-George Meade, Major General
-George Sand, author
-US Grant, General of the Army
-Commodore Cornelius Vanderbilt
-Henry Ward Beecher
-James Russell Lowell, writer and diplomat
-William Henry Vanderbilt
-Lithograph of "Little Mac" General McClellan
-W. Lloyd Garrison, writer and abolitionist
-Edwin Forrest (head and shoulders view)
-Tintype mounted on cdv-sized card - Mrs. Rosa Donnell.
-Lord Randolph Churchill
-Rev. J.A. Corcoran, D.D.
-Robert G Ingersol, writer, "The Great Agnostic"
-Julia Ward Howe, writer
-Thomas A. Edison
-Anton Rubinstein, pianist
-Bret Harte, writer
-Edward Everett Hale
-Victoria Rex (Queen Victoria) (Cabinet-sized image tipped onto paper (book frontis??)
Image of "Etruria Jubilee Group, Francis Wedgwood, Esq. and Nine Workmen, whose average term of service is 54 1/2 years / November 1859." 6 x 7.5 in. on 10 x 12 in. mount. The grandson of Josiah Wedgwood, he took over the pottery on his father's retirement.
Variable, as expected, but overall very good. A few cdvs with clipped corners. Occasional handling wear. A few were previously mounted on something else and have paper torn from the backs. But for the most part, the images are not affected.
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