Lot #8091
U. S. Grant

U. S. Grant
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Estimate: $200+

Description

U. S. Grant

Impressive original 11.25 x 9.75 albumen photograph of the massive crowd outside of General Grant’s tomb in New York’s Riverside Park on May 31, 1886, affixed to an off-white 17.25 x 14.75 mount bearing an informational caption below. Copyright inherent to the lower right corner, "Copyright 1886 by the U.S. Inst. Photo. Co." The reverse features a printed advertisement for J. W. Goodell, a monument and headstone manufacturer from Burlington, Vermont, and bears an affixed matte-finish 7.5 x 9.25 photo of a large monument. In very good to fine condition, with rippling and soiling to the borders.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Presidents
  • Dates: #603 - Ended February 18, 2021