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    Framed Autograph and Display of Pauline Cushman, Union Spy, with Related Ephemera. Beautifully matted and framed under glass to an overall 22.75" x 26.75", the subject of this incredible display is the famed actress turned spy for the Union army, Pauline Cushman. Included in the display are period newspaper articles recounting her life after she was found dead on December 2, 1893, placed on each side of a compact, yet fascinating summary of her extraordinary story. The centerpiece of the display, however, is her signature, reading "Miss Maj. Pauline Cushman, Union Spy & Scout, Army Cumberland," bookended by CDVs of Cushman, one in Union fatigues, and the other in a dress. Also included are various period letters to an from a San Francisco coroner written to by Cushman.

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    Auction Dates
    December, 2015
    12th Saturday
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