Lot #126
Robert Todd Lincoln

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Estimate: $800+


Son of President Abraham Lincoln (1843-1926) who served as Secretary of War in the Garfield and Arthur administrations. Attractive 2.5 x 4 carte-de-visite head-and-shoulders portrait of Lincoln, signed in ink, "Robert T. Lincoln." Reverse bears a "Collection of Americana, Frederick H. Meserve" stamp. In fine condition.

Frederick H. Meserve (1865-1962) was a world-renowned collector of Lincoln and Civil War-era photography, remembered for compiling a catalog of known Lincoln images. Much of Meserve's collection of Lincolniana is now held by Yale University's Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autograph and Artifacts, Ft. Animation
  • Dates: #608 - Ended May 12, 2021

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