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    CDV of Victoria C. Woodhull, First Female Presidential Candidate. Woodhull, looking every inch the proper Victorian lady, is shown in profile. The CDV mount is imprinted "Mrs. Woodhull, (broker). No backmark. Minor verso stains, else fine condition. Victoria Woodhull (1838-1872) was an early feminist with an extraordinary capacity for enterprise. Cornelius Vanderbilt helped establish her as Wall Street's first female broker. She was also a radical journalist espousing social reforms that would not come to fruition until the 1960s. In 1872 the idealistic Woodhull ran for president as the candidate of the Equal Rights Party.

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    Auction Dates
    February, 2007
    26th-27th Monday-Tuesday
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