Lot 383: James B. McPherson

RR Auction

RR Auction

2015-06-29 15:04:03

Lot 383: Wonderful ornate leatherbound carte-de-visite photo album originating from the family of Union General James B. McPherson, 4.5 x 5.75 x 2.5, containing forty Civil War–era portraits of various men, women, and children, twenty-four of which depict Union soldiers in uniform. The highlight among these is a superb circa 1863 bust portrait of General U. S. Grant published by Theo. Lilienthal's Photographic Gallery in New Orleans, showing the youthful general with his hair slicked back and beard neatly trimmed. In fine condition, with a bit of scattered foxing. RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 453 Sunday, 17th May 2015 Estimate: $800-1200
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