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    Robert E. Lee: Plecker "Small Chest View" Carte-de-Visite [CDV]. Vignetted head-shot of Lee, one of three poses taken by Adam Plecker at Rockbridge Baths, Virginia in July 1866, made at the same time as his outdoor photographs. The absence of a revenue stamp indicates this was not made available to the public until after August 1, 1866. "A. H. Plecker Travelling Gallery" back mark. Gold rule borders, clipped corners, some light stains (one affecting Lee's forehead along with a small abrasion above his head). Any example of this photograph is rare.
    From the collection of Dr. Donald Hopkins.


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    Auction Dates
    May, 2019
    4th-5th Saturday-Sunday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 8
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