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    TWO CARTES DE VISITE, "LAST PHOTOGRAPHS OF PRESIDENT LINCOLN" AND A COLORFUL MOURNING ITEM, 1865. Two carte de visite images are attributed to Alexander Gardner. He photographed Lincoln more than thirty times, more than twice as often as any other photographer. This image of Lincoln, with his son Tad, was photographed at Lincoln's last known sitting. Imprint on card, "The last photograph the President sat for". Published by G. F. Bouve & Co., 41 Brattle St. Boston. Included in this lot is a very colorful patriotic item, "We Mourn our Martyred President." Measures 2 7/8" x 1 3/8".

    Provenance: Al. Emmett Fostell Collection

    Condition: Very fine

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    Auction Dates
    December, 2007
    1st Saturday
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