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Fall Fine Art & Antiques Auction - Day 2

Sat, Oct 7, 2023 09:00AM EDT
Lot 580

Gen. Robert E Lee related Photos and Prints, 4 items

Estimate: $300 - $350

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1st item: Albumen Print, possibly by Michael Miley, showing a large group of uniformed soldiers or cadets standing on the lawn of a building, possibly Arlington House. The print is mounted to cardstock which has a printed, apparently unrelated caption on the back, under an empty space: 'VIEW OF THE INTERIOR OF LEE CHAPEL WITH THE BODY OF GENERAL ROBERT E. LEE LYING IN STATE, Oct. 14, 1870" and "Photo by Miley / Lexington, Va." Photo 9 3/4" x 13 1/4". Cardstock: 13 3/4" x 17". (Note: it does not appear that a photo was ever adhered above the caption on the back). 2nd item: Small oval CDV type photograph of General Robert E. Lee with gold braid and blue silk ribbon border. Handwritten inscription en verso: Lee Monument Ball / White Sulphur Springs / August 15, 1878 "A Souvenir. EEW to MBK. Remember my Toast." Overall: 3 1/3" x 2 3/4". 3rd item: Lithographed portrait of Gen. Robert E. Lee with facsimile signature, published by Currier and Ives, mid to late 19th century. 15 3/4" x 12 1/2". 4th item: John O'Neill engraved portrait, titled GEN. R.E. LEE, mid to late 19th century, 18" x 13 1/2" sheet.


1st item: Toning, Wear, small surface losses and some staining to cardstock. 2" x 1" loss to the photograph at the lower left corner, small loss and creasing upper right corner; scattered foxing, light fading, small white spot upper left corner. 2nd item: wear and light toning, fraying to ribbon. 3rd item: Margins unevenly trimmed, light toning/fading, couple of spots of foxing. 4th item: 2" complete separation at lower right corner of print, some light toning and foxing spots.

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