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    Carte de Visite of Emperor Maximilian I and Empress Carlotta of Mexico. 2.5" x 4", n.d. Maximilian is posed standing next to a seated Carlotta. Identified in type on mount, no backstamp.
    Accompanied by a framed newspaper clipping which details the sale of a 41.94-carat Emperor Maximilian diamond. Mexico briefly endured the dictatorship of French puppet Maximilian I between 1864 and 1867. However, foreign governments refused to recognize the regime as legitimate, and Maximilian was executed by liberating forces under Benito Juarez. Property from the Estate of Kenneth S. "Bud" Adams, Jr.

    Condition:
    Lightly toned throughout. Mount has been clipped at all corners, with a bit of additional loss at lower left. Small mounting remnant on verso.


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    Auction Dates
    March, 2018
    17th Saturday
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