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    Robert E. Lee: Copy-Image "Booted and Spurred" Carte-de-Visite [CDV]. Pirated version of the Minnis & Cowell photograph taken in 1863. The brazen "pirate" did not even bother to crop out the embossed photographer's credit which appears at the bottom of the image itself. An early version, as Minnis & Cowell subsequently placed their embossed credit on the blank mount. C. D. Fredrick's & Company of New York back mark. Clipped corners at top. Small loss to the albumen along the right edge. Gold rule borders.
    From the collection of Dr. Donald Hopkins.


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    May, 2019
    4th-5th Saturday-Sunday
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