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    Union Major General George B. McClellan Pair of Cartes de Visite and Calling Card Signature. Includes: (1) 3.75" x 2.25" calling card signed "Very truly yours / Geo. B. McClellan / Oct 31/72". Mounting remnants on the verso with some modest age toning to the card, else a bright signature in fine condition. (2) CDV of the general posed standing, in uniform with his hand inside his jacket, approximately 2.5" x 4" with a J. Gurney & Son, New York studio imprint on the verso and lower edge of the recto. Contemporary note in light pencil on the verso: "Gen. McClellan, bought at the New York Sanitary fair, Saturday, April 23rd, 1864". Age toning to mount and image, else sharp, bright and in very good condition. (3) CDV of McClellan posed standing in uniform holding his sword, approximately 2.5" x 4", with an E. & H. T. Anthony, New York studio imprint on the verso. From a negative in Brady's National Portrait Gallery. Age toning and occasional spotting to mount and image, minor mounting remnant on the verso, else very good.

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