March 07, 2019 12:00 PM EST Cincinnati
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Rare Edgar Allan Poe CDV After Daguerreotype by William Pratt, Published by Black and & Case

Albumen carte de visite of Edgar Allan Poe on mount with verso imprint of Black & Case, Boston, MA. A rare pose derived from one of two daguerreotypes originally taken by William Pratt in 1849, known as the "Thompson" Daguerreotype. 

Provenance:Property from the Inventory of Rex Stark


Trimmed along bottom edge of mount. Uneven toning on mount verso. 2 cent internal revenue stamp on verso as well as penciled identification. Toning to image, with some light soiling. 

Estimate: $500 - $700
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium


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