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    Beautiful Framed Portrait of Maj. Gen. Godfrey Weitzel. Consigned by his direct lineal descendants. Weitzel is seated in maj. gen. uniform, overall 17.25" x 20.75". Based on an albumen photograph, it is exquisitely hand water colored giving the overall impression of an original portrait, which with the exception of the underlying photographic image, it actually is. Weitzel, who had served as acting mayor of New Orleans following the Union capture of that city, established his headquarters in the home Jefferson Davis after the fall of Richmond. Superb quality, pristine condition.

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    Auction Dates
    December, 2009
    12th Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
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