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    Robert E. Lee: "Floppy-Tie" Copy-Image Cabinet Card. Vignetted portrait copied from the Julian Vannerson original. Apparently made by J. W. Davies of the Lee Gallery, post-war, using the original Vannerson negative. Paper label on verso reading "Gen. R. E. Lee. From Original Negative in possession of 'Lee' Gallery, Richmond, Virginia." Pink coated-stock mount with faint rubber stamp inscription: "Collection of Ambrose Lee Williamsbridge New York City". Ambrose Lee used this image to produce photogravures which he advertised for sale in the "Confederate Veteran" magazine in 1908. Gold bevelled edges, somewhat light with slight waviness to mount and minor soiling.
    From the collection of Dr. Donald Hopkins.


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