Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice


    Very Rare Robert E. Lee Mourning Print. The first example we've ever seen. 11 1/2" X 16 3/4", unmounted. copyright information at the bottom "Entered According To Act Of Congress In The Year 1870, Charles Quartley, In The Office Of The Librarian Of Congress, At Washington." Black background, draped memorial/tombstone including religious symbolism and a torch and laurel wreath, urn at the top, and burning torches at either corner. In prominent gilt letters "In Memoriam / Born Jan. 6th 1808 / Oct. 12th 1870 and in 3/4" black bordered gilt letters at the bottom, "Robert E. Lee". In the center inside of a gilt laurel wreath is a circular 2" diameter albumen bust portrait of Lee, being the Boude & Miley, Lexington, Va. portrait of 1867. Very fine condition overall, just a few minor edge chips. Portrait of Lee excellent. A rare and touching Lee memorial.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    June, 2011
    25th Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 950

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    19.5% of the successful bid (minimum $14) per lot.

    Sold on Jun 25, 2011 for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)
    Track Item

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Only 16 days left to consign to the 2021 May 19 Manuscripts Signature Auction - Dallas!

    Learn about consigning with us

    I don’t often do testimonials but in this case I felt truly obligated to thank Heritage Auctions for the extremely professional job your organization did for me.
    Charlie K.,
    Pittsburgh, PA
    View More Testimonials receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source:

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search