General Benjamin Butler CDVS, Plus General Orders from New Orleans

Lot of 5, including 4 CDVS plus printed orders, comprising:

Full-length portrait of Butler in uniform holding his sword and hat with one hand. E. Jacobs: New Orleans, n.d. Embossed imprint on recto. 

Half-length portrait of Butler in uniform, seated in profile. E. & H.T. Anthony: New York, n.d. Anthony/Brady 501 Broadway imprint on verso. 

Three-quarter-length portrait of Butler standing in profile, holding his hat. Uncredited. Mounted to large card, 3.5 x 5.5 in.

Vignetted portrait of Butler in uniform, standing in profile. John Clarck: n.p., n.d. Imprint on verso, housed in loose album frame page. 

General Order No. 56. Headquarters Department of the Gulf, New Orleans, August 7, 1862. 1 printed page on bifolium. 5.25 x 8.25 in. The document announces the "sad event of the death of Brig. Gen. Thomas Williams, commanding Second Brigade, in Camp, at Baton Rouge," devoting most of the document to Williams' achievements.


Provenance:Eugene R. Groves Collection of 19th Century Photography

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


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