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7 Civil War era Photographs, incl McClellan

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7 Civil War era Photographs, incl McClellan

Lot 0757 Details

Description
Seven (7) Civil War related photographs, including cartes de visite (CDV). 1st-4th items: Four (4) CDVs, three (3) photographic and one (1) lithographed, depicting Union Major General George Brinton McClellan (1826-1885), Commanding General of the United States Army, from November 1861 - March 1862, and later the 24th Governor of New Jersey, in his uniform, including two (2) depicting McClellan and his wife Nelly McClellan, in a studio setting. Portrait of McClellan with studio marks for F. Gutenkunst, Philadelphia, PA. One (1) lithographed CDV housed in a patriotic Union gutta percha case, three (3) photographic CDVs encapsulated in acrylic slabs. Ranging in size from 3 3/4" H x 3 3/8" W x 7/8" D to 5 7/8" H x 3 5/8" W x 5/8" D. 5th item: CDV depicting the Union Prisoner of War Camp in Elmira, NY. Studio marks for Mouton and Larkin, Elmira, NY, pencil and ink inscriptions reading "Harriet S. Brandt/bought at the/rebel Camp in/Elmira Oct 18 1864," and a postmarked blue two cent George Washington stamp, en verso. Encapsulated in an acrylic slab. 3 1/2" H x 5 7/8" W x 5/8" D. 6th item: Tintype depicting a seated man wearing a suit in an outdoor setting. Encapsulated in an acrylic slab. 5 3/8" H x 3 1/4" W x 1/4" D. 7th item: CDV depicting a Union Officer seated and wearing his uniform and kepi while holding a sword in a studio setting. Housed in a floral gutta percha case. 3 3/4" H x 3 1/4" W x 5/8" D. Provenance: The Estate of Kevin George Carle, Albemarle, NC.
Condition
1st-5th items: Overall good condition with minor areas of loss, primarily to corners of CDVs. 6th item: Flaking, areas of loss to edges of tintype. 7th item: Wear, areas of rubbing, partial separation to spine to case.
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7 Civil War era Photographs, incl McClellan

Estimate $500 - $550
Jul 24
Starting Price $250
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0757: 7 Civil War era Photographs, incl McClellan

Sold for $450
5 Bids
Est. $500 - $550Starting Price $250
Two-Day Summer Auction - July 24 & 25 - Day 1
Sat, Jul 24, 2021 9:00 AM EDT
Buyer's Premium 28%

Lot 0757 Details

Description
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Seven (7) Civil War related photographs, including cartes de visite (CDV). 1st-4th items: Four (4) CDVs, three (3) photographic and one (1) lithographed, depicting Union Major General George Brinton McClellan (1826-1885), Commanding General of the United States Army, from November 1861 - March 1862, and later the 24th Governor of New Jersey, in his uniform, including two (2) depicting McClellan and his wife Nelly McClellan, in a studio setting. Portrait of McClellan with studio marks for F. Gutenkunst, Philadelphia, PA. One (1) lithographed CDV housed in a patriotic Union gutta percha case, three (3) photographic CDVs encapsulated in acrylic slabs. Ranging in size from 3 3/4" H x 3 3/8" W x 7/8" D to 5 7/8" H x 3 5/8" W x 5/8" D. 5th item: CDV depicting the Union Prisoner of War Camp in Elmira, NY. Studio marks for Mouton and Larkin, Elmira, NY, pencil and ink inscriptions reading "Harriet S. Brandt/bought at the/rebel Camp in/Elmira Oct 18 1864," and a postmarked blue two cent George Washington stamp, en verso. Encapsulated in an acrylic slab. 3 1/2" H x 5 7/8" W x 5/8" D. 6th item: Tintype depicting a seated man wearing a suit in an outdoor setting. Encapsulated in an acrylic slab. 5 3/8" H x 3 1/4" W x 1/4" D. 7th item: CDV depicting a Union Officer seated and wearing his uniform and kepi while holding a sword in a studio setting. Housed in a floral gutta percha case. 3 3/4" H x 3 1/4" W x 5/8" D. Provenance: The Estate of Kevin George Carle, Albemarle, NC.
Condition
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1st-5th items: Overall good condition with minor areas of loss, primarily to corners of CDVs. 6th item: Flaking, areas of loss to edges of tintype. 7th item: Wear, areas of rubbing, partial separation to spine to case.

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