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President Abraham Lincoln Carte View San Francisco Back Mark

$250

Item No. CV27252 Category

Description

Carte view of President Abraham Lincoln. This view of Lincoln was referred to by his son Robert as “the most satisfactory likeness of him.” The photograph was originally taken by Anthony Berger, Brady Gallery, Washington, D.C., Tuesday, February 9, 1864. This example is an engraved portrait based on Berger’s original photograph. This image was also adapted for use on the five-dollar bill. Rare back mark on this one by Perkins & Foss of San Francisco. Nice view.

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