Lot #443
Robert E. Lee Signed Carte-de-Visite Photograph

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Uncommon 2.25 x 3.5 carte-de-visite photo of Lee in formal attire, boldly signed in ink, "R. E. Lee." Displayed in a hand-cut mat and framed to an overall size of 11.75 x 7.75, with a typed provenance note: "This picture was given to my grandmother Annis Adaline McCarty when she was a girl by Robert E. Lee. She was born October 1, 1829, the year Robert E. Lee graduated from West Point with honors. She married September 18, 1855 to Lewis Leander Poats, V." In very good condition, with fading to the image and clear tape over most of the signature.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autograph and Artifacts, Ft. Science & Tech
  • Dates: #622 - Ended December 08, 2021

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