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    John Wilkes Booth: Imperial Albumen Ex: Ed Emerson Collection. 6.75." x 9.75" albumen portrait of Booth with rounded corners and gilt bevelled edges. One diagonal ink line across coat and one small ink stain in upper left blank field. The largest albumen portrait of Booth we have seen or know of. A pencil notation on the verso indicates it was part of the Ed Emerson Collection. Emerson acquired many of his items from A. E. Fostell, a vaudevillian who maintained a travelling exhibit of Lincolniana in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

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    Auction Dates
    September, 2016
    17th Saturday
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