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    Robert E. Lee & Mary Custis Lee Cartes de Visite Both Signed by Mary Custis 2.5" x 4.25". Pictured here is Robert E. Lee, in a half bust pose in sepia with a red, white and blue photographers back mark on verso. Above the mark Mrs. Lee has written " Mr. William Thornton, from his most faithfully, Mary Custis Lee." The second image pictures Mary Custis in a profile pose, and is delicately hand tinted. On the verso is the photographer's mark and the sentiment, " Mrs. Anne Thornton, from hers most truly, Mary Custis Lee" is written by Mrs. Lee.

    Condition: Both images have sound mounts, with light soiling. The Lee image appears to have a bit of blue tint added to the hair and beard.

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    Auction Dates
    May, 2017
    11th Thursday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
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