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    Large Albumen Image of Confederate President Jefferson Davis, Circa 1889. The albumen image measures approximately 5.5" x 7.5" and is mounted on a backing measuring approximately 7" x 10". Captioned in pencil "1889 Last Photograph of Jefferson Davis 1889". The former Confederate President, pictured near the end of his life, posed in full, seated with his arm resting on a side table. Some cockling to the image, with moderate toning to the mat, otherwise good condition.

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    Auction Dates
    June, 2015
    12th-13th Friday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
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