Lot #416
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Magnificent 1876 Elliott & Fry portrait of "R. Waldo Emerson"
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Estimate: $2000+

Description

Magnificent 1876 Elliott & Fry portrait of "R. Waldo Emerson"

Scarce sepia-tone 2.5 x 4 carte-de-visite portrait of Ralph Waldo Emerson with a book in a handsome seated pose, signed neatly on the reverse in ink, "R. Waldo Emerson, 3 July, '76." Published by Elliott & Fry of London. In fine condition. On June 28, 1876, Emerson found himself the honored guest at the University of Virginia, where he lectured on 'The Natural and Permanent Functions of the Scholar.' Emerson and his daughter returned to Concord, Massachusetts, on either the 1st of 2nd of July.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autograph and Artifacts
  • Dates: #604 - Ended March 10, 2021





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