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Civil War Era CDV Album From Pennsylvania

small 6 in. format, 18 leaves, leather boards with brass hasp; front endpaper inscribed "Presented by Mr & Mrs Cameron of Allegheny City to Anna G. Halsey," the album houses 36 numbered images identified by a two-page key. Most of the subjects appear to be prominent locals, however three military images are interspersed, these showing an enlisted man named John McDonald Smith, a Captain Fitch, and Brigadier General Alexander Hays. CDV lithographs of General Winfield Scott and Secretary of State James Seward are also present.
Estate of the Late William R. Phillips, Petersburg, VA
Additional high-resolution photos are available at LelandLittle.com

Condition

Lacking spine; disbound boards and front endpaper; images are clean and have not been removed to examine backmarks.

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Civil War Era CDV Album From Pennsylvania

Estimate $25 - $25,000Jan 26, 2019