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    Robert E. Lee Carte de Visite Signed by Both Lee and His Wife. Measuring 2.5" x 4", a chest up portrait of Lee in his Confederate uniform. Although the photograph was originally taken during the war, the albumen offered here is on a post-war Richmond, Virginia studio mount. Signed "R E Lee" on the albumen; and inscribed on the verso, "Walker Joynes with the Christmas greeting of Mary C. Lee / Christmas 1868."

    Condition: Traces of blue ink on Lee's face, along his nose and beard. Spotting and staining on verso. Stray spots of foxing.


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    Auction Dates
    May, 2017
    11th Thursday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 10
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