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    Robert E. Lee: Extremely Rare Cabinet Card by Gardner. Bust portrait of Lee peering directly into the camera, slightly different than the three better known poses made by Gardner in 1866. This pose has not been featured in publications of Gardner's work until used on the cover of "Battlefield Photographer" (Center for Civil War Photography) in 2015. Pink coated-stock mount with gold credit for "Gardner's Gallery" in Washington, D.C. Likely published in the 1870s.
    From the collection of Dr. Donald Hopkins.


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    Auction Dates
    May, 2019
    4th-5th Saturday-Sunday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 17
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