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    Robert E. Lee: War-Time Salt Print Carte-de-Visite [CDV]. 2" x 3 3/8" carte on coated stock mount. "Buttoned coat" companion portrait to the "unbuttoned coat" taken in the field. Very few examples of this photograph in this format, of obvious Confederate "hard times" manufacture, exist. Inscribed in pencil on front "Robert E. Lee Genl C. S. Army" and, on verso "Mobile Ala Dec 19 1864". Image somewhat light, as shown.
    From the collection of Dr. Donald Hopkins.


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    4th-5th Saturday-Sunday
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