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    John Wilkes Booth: Cartes-de-Visite. Five [5] CDV's, including: 1) image of a cutaway boot displayed on a table inscribed "J. Wilkes Booth's Boot 1865" in ink on verso (even toning), 2) rare view of the Old Capitol Prison with Bell & Brother of Washington, D.C. back mark, 3) view of a print depicting "The Capture of Harold [sic] and Shooting of Booth in the Barn of Garrett's Farm", 4) a Louis Prang engraved portrait of "J. Wilkes Booth The Assassin.", 5) a view of a print showing the Devil prompting Booth to commit the dastardly deed titled on verso "J. Wilkes Booth, The Assassin" with Macoy & Herwig copyright information. Besides the five cartes, the lot includes a clipped signature from the man who commanded the troops that captured and killed Booth. It reads: "Edward P. Doherty/ late Captain 16th N.Y. Cav. Vol" and is mounted on thin board.

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    Auction Dates
    January, 2015
    24th Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
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