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    Robert E. Lee: Large Mounted Albumen of Lee on Traveller.
    19" x 15 1/2" albumen affixed to the original mount, and matted and framed to an overall size of 31 1/4" x 25 1/4". General Lee is proudly pictured sitting on his favorite war-horse Traveller. Taken in the summer of 1866 by A. H. Plecker, assisted by Michael Miley, at Rockbridge Baths near Lexington, Virginia. Blind-stamp of Miley, Lexington, Va. in the lower left corner. The albumen is in superb condition with just a hint of toning in the sky. It has excellent detail and contrast, with light artistic retouching. A popular image, common in smaller formats, but examples from Miley's studio in this large format are indeed rare.


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    Proxy Bidding Ends
    June
    7th Sunday 9:50 am CT
    Auction Dates
    June
    7th Sunday
    Proxy Bidding Time Remaining
    6 Days 11h 58m 34s
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
    Lot Tracking Activity: 34
    Page Views: 435

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    This lot is in: 1 - Signature® Floor Session (Live Floor, Live Phone, Mail, Fax, Internet, and Heritage Live):
    (Lots 40001-40341) - 10:00 AM Central Time, Sunday, June 7, 2020.
    (Proxy bidding ends ten minutes prior to the session start time. Live Proxy bidding on Heritage Live starts 24 hours before the live session begins and continues through the session.)

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    Current Bid:
    $3,000
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