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    RARE JULIA WARD HOWE SIGNED CABINET PHOTO (AUTHOR OF THE "BATTLE HYMN OF THE REPUBLIC"). A fine cabinet photo in Ex-Mt condition, inscribed and signed on the reverse: "Julia Ward Howe... Child of Margaret and Winthrop Chambers." The photo shows her fairly late in life holding a baby, and signed, in a different hand, "Beatrice Chambers." While Howe’s signature in other forms in only moderately scarce, it is extremely so on a photograph; the edition of the Sanders autograph guide we are using does not even quote a price, suggesting that they could find no published sale of a signed photo. A true piece of American history, which would be great to fame up along with a color Civil War song sheet of the "Battle Hymn." LOA from Spence/ Grad PSA DNA.

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    Auction Dates
    December, 2003
    9th Tuesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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