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    Robert E. Lee: Vannerson "Blockade Portrait" Carte-de-Visite [CDV] Signed by Lee on Verso. Studio portrait of Lee in military uniform taken by Vannerson in 1864, as sent to Edward V. Valentine for his sculpture of Lee. It is the more common of two standing poses taken during this session. This was printed from Vannerson's original negative after he had formed a partnership with Jones. Back mark of Vannerson & Jones of Richmond. Signed on verso in ink "R. E. Lee". Gold rule borders, clipped corners, 2-cent revenue stamp cancelled in ink by the photographer "V J June 12, 1865". Slight fading to Lee's signature. Very good condition overall.
    From the collection of Dr. Donald Hopkins.


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