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    Four Cartes de Visite of Emancipated Slave Children featuring those from New Orleans. All 2.5" x 4". Printed on the reverse of each is a notification that "the proceeds from the sale of these Photographs will be devoted exclusively to the education of colored people in the Department of the Gulf, now under the command of Maj. Gen. Banks." Below each image is the name of each child. One image features three former slave children wrapped in U.S. flags. Three CDVs are also backstamped by photographers (Charles Paxson, M. H. Kimball, and J. E. McClees). One CDV has been trimmed. Some foxing, minor staining, and wear.

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    Auction Dates
    December, 2014
    12th Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 5
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