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    Elizabeth Cady Stanton - Excellent Portrait CDV 1870s "Oh my daughter, I wish you were a boy!" her father said, grieving at the death of his only son. Young Elizabeth vowed to prove him wrong. She worked hard to excel in Greek, Latin, and mathematics, and obtained the finest education then available to women at Troy Female Seminary. When Elizabeth Cady married abolitionist Henry Brewster Stanton in 1840, she'd already observed enough about the legal relationships between men and women to insist that the word "obey" be dropped from the ceremony. She was a co-founder (with Lucretia Mott) of the famous 1848 Women's Rights Convention held at Seneca Falls, New York, and drafted the convention's Declaration of Sentiments. Stanton is often remembered in connection with her friend and fellow reformer Susan B. Anthony. Offered here is a superb half-length portrait carte de visite, likely from the late 1870s, in excellent condition. The backstamp states, "Burgess & Co. / Successors to Brady / 627 Penn. Ave / Washington, D.C."

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    June, 2005
    22nd-23rd Wednesday-Thursday
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