October 29, 2016, 9:00 AM PST
Rancho Santa Fe, CA, USALive Auction
Lot 348: c 1863 Civil War Abraham Lincoln Patriotic Carte-de-Visite(17 views)
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c 1863 Civil War Abraham Lincoln Patriotic Carte-de-Visite
c. 1863 Civil War Period, President Abraham Lincoln Oval Portrait Albumen Photograph Carte de Visite with Enbossed Patriotic Card Mount, Providence, RI, Choice Extremely Fine.
Central albumen image of a Bearded Lincoln Heraldic CDV, measures 2.5" x 4" on decorative Patriotic embossed mount. The portrait of Abraham Lincoln is surrounded with an ornate wreath design, which is adorned at the top with the Great Seal of the United States, an American Eagle grasping an olive branch and arrows in its talons and a pair of American Flags crossed at the bottom. Credit printed on the reverse to Salisbury Bro. & Co., Manufacturers of Gold and Gold Plated Jewelry based out of Providence, Rhode Island. Bottom corners are rounded from a prior display. Overall, a nice example of this exceptional historical artifact.