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    William Cullen Bryant Signed Carte de Visite. 2.4" x 4", signed in full, "William Cullen Bryant." A superb studio portrait, Bryant is posed in a 3/4 standing view, leaning on a column while holding his hat. Very clean, with strong contrast and detail. The verso has two cent revenue stamp and C.D. Fredericks & Co. backmark. Bryant took a strong anti-slavery position during the war, and his newspaper (the Evening Post) often served as the voice of the "Black Republicans". He introduced Abraham Lincoln for his famous speech at Cooper Union in 1860.

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    Auction Dates
    June, 2015
    12th-13th Friday-Saturday
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