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    [Lincoln Assassination] Group of Eight Photographs Related to the Assassination of Abraham Lincoln. Includes: Large Mounted Albumen of the President's Box at Ford's Theatre, 7" x 9.25", mounted to an overall size of 11" x 14". Albumen is near fine, with a few chips to corners of mount and light toning. Later Mounted Silver Print of Lewis Payne, 7.75" x 10", mounted to an overall size of 10" x 12". Right corner broken and re-attached, surface scratches and small tears to surface, heavy wear to mount. Peterson Boarding House Cabinet Card, handsome souvenir photo circa 1940. Identification on the verso identifies it as the "House in Which Lincoln Died". A few mounting stains on verso, otherwise near fine. Cabinet card of the Bed Spread identified on the verso as being "used on the bed at the time of the death of Pres. A. Lincoln..." With facsimile stamped signatures by John E. Buckingham and John T. Ford on the verso. Near fine. John Wilkes Booth carte de visite, tightly trimmed, no photographic stamp; and a second Booth carte de visite of Booth standing against a column, with Silsbee, Case & Co. backstamp, small nick to albumen, but with excellent contrast and detail. Lewis Payne Photograph, sepia image after the photograph by Gardner, 5" x 6.75", mounted to an overall size of 6.75" x 8". Identified on verso in blue ink, with a few mounting remnants and a small chip to a single corner. Together with a small albumen of "Surratt's Tavern - Surrattsville, MD.", mounted to an overall size of 4" x 5.25". Fine.Total of eight items.


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    November, 2008
    20th Thursday
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