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    Abraham Lincoln Carte de Visite. 2.5" x 4", with a Gardner, Washington, D.C. imprint on verso. O-71, taken by Alexander Gardner in Washington, D.C. on August 9, 1863. Part of a Sunday "photo-shoot" that produced five different portraits (O-70 through 74). This portrait portrays Lincoln loosely holding a newspaper in one hand and his eyeglasses in the other, resting on his lap. From the Bret J. Formichi American Civil War Rarities Collection.

    Condition: Light toning throughout, with wear and minor toning at edges and corners. "Lincoln" has been written in pencil on verso. Mounting residue and mat burn on verso at the edges. Overall very good.


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    26th Saturday
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