Frederick Douglass CDV by Fassett, circa 1864

CDV portrait of Frederick Douglass. Samuel M. Fassett: Chicago, n.d., [late February 1864]. Photographer’s 122 & 124 Clark St. imprint on verso. Douglass is pictured wearing a dark, high-necked waistcoat and jacket looking at the camera with a piercing gaze, his hair beginning to grey. Cataloged in Picturing Frederick Douglass cat. #30, dated to Douglass’ trip to Chicago to deliver two lectures at Bryan Hall on February 25 and 28, 1864.


Small pen marks, a few very light scuffs. 

Starting Price: $2,000
Estimate: $4,000 - $5,000
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