Lot #7305
Salmon P. Chase Signed Photograph

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Estimate: $350+

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Politician (1808-1873) who served as secretary of the treasury for the first three years of Abraham Lincoln's term, after which Lincoln appointed him chief justice of the Supreme Court. In that role Chase presided over the 1868 impeachment trial of President Andrew Johnson. Uncommon 2.5 x 4 carte-de-visite photo of Chase in a full-length pose by E. Anthony from a Brady negative, signed on the mount in ink, "S: P: Chase," and inscribed on the reverse, "[from]…friend, S. P. Chase." In very good to fine condition, with some staining in the top border and surface loss to the reverse obliterating most of the inscription. From the Collection of Dr. Lawrence E. Miller.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: The Lawrence Miller Collection
  • Dates: May 14 - May 21

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