19th Century Wallet With Set of Six National Presidential Photographs
National Presidential Photographs in a Folding Accordion Photograph Wallet, Choice Very Fine.
This original burgundy accordion style rolled photographic CDV display wallet unfolds to a long 20” x 4.5” wide and contains six pockets, each with a with CDV inserted. The CDV size cards measure about 2.25" x 3.5" having small central albumen copy prints of notable period political figures such as; President Franklin Pierce (1853-1857), President James Buchanan (1857-1861), Stephen Douglas (Presidential candidate in 1860), John Fremont (Presidential candidate in 1856), Hannibal Hamlin (Vice President, serving under President Abraham Lincoln) and General George McClellan (presidential candidate in 1864). The images are exceptionally clean and extremely fine. Wallet is fully intact with its original leather strap, lightly worn from being carried and actually used.