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    Robert E. Lee: Vannerson Photograph on Lee Gallery Trade Card. Interesting carte-de-visite [CDV] featuring a Julian Vannerson "blockade" portrait of Lee, inscribed "The Lee Photographic Gallery, No. 920, Main Street, Richmond, Va." The Lee Gallery opened around 1869 and this constitutes an early advertising piece for them. An inscription on the verso says, in part: "Splendid old General. Present from Lee Gallery." A rare combination photographer's advertising piece with a desirable photograph of General Lee.
    From the collection of Dr. Donald Hopkins.


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    Auction Dates
    May, 2019
    4th-5th Saturday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 6
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