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Lot 392: c. 1860 Rare President Martin Van Buren, Mathew Brady, Carte de Visite
October 29, 2016
Rancho Santa Fe, CA, USALive Auction
Rare President Martin Van Buren M. Brady Carte de Visite
c. 1860 Carte de Visite Photographic Image, President Martin Van Buren, by Mathew Brady, Choice Very Fine.
This is a very rare, original "From Life" Brady negative Carte de Visite Photographic Image of a standing President Martin Van Buren, taken by photographer Mathew Brady. The backmark imprint reads, "Published by E. & H.T. ANTHONY 501 Broadway New York FROM PHOTOGRAPHIC NEGATIVE in BRADY'S National Portrait Gallery." Measures about 4" x 2 3/8" having several very tiny spots, the mount is lightly soiled, front and back. This is the first Brady CDV image of President Martin Van Buren from life that we have offered.