photographer. 3 5/8 x 2¼in., Vannerson & Jones imprint on verso. A fine example of this image of Lee's head and chest in three-quarters profile, signed at lower right. [FRAMED WITH]: GRANT, Ulysses S. Carte-de-visite signed ("U.S. Grant Lt. Gen. U.S.A."), ca. 1864. Matthew Brady, photographer. 4 x 2½in.. A fine clear image of this Grant photo portrait by Brady, boldly signed along lower edge. Grant visited Brady's studios during his March 1864 visit to Washington during which Lincoln gave him his promotion to Lt. General with the instructions to break Lee's army and end the rebellion once and for all. A SUPERB PAIRING OF THESE TWO GREAT CIVIL WAR ADVERSARIES AS THEY FACED EACH OTHER IN THE CLIMACTIC YEAR OF THE CONFLICT. Expertly framed with a reproduction of Thomas Nast's famous rendering of the surrender scene inside Wilmer McLean's parlor. (2)" /> LEE, Robert E. (1807-1870), <I>Confederate General</I>. Carte-de-visite signed ("R. E. Lee"), ca. 1864, J. W. Davis, <I>photographer</I>. <I>3 5/8 x 2¼in.</I>, Vannerson & Jones imprint on verso. A fine example of this image of Lee's head and chest in three-quarters profile, signed at lower right. [FRAMED WITH]: GRANT, Ulysses S. Carte-de-visite signed ("U.S. Grant Lt. Gen. U.S.A."), ca. 1864. Matthew Brady, <I>photographer</I>. <I>4 x 2½in.</I>. A fine clear image of this Grant photo portrait by Brady, boldly signed along lower edge. Grant visited Brady's studios during his March 1864 visit to Washington during which Lincoln gave him his promotion to Lt. General with the instructions to break Lee's army and end the rebellion once and for all. A SUPERB PAIRING OF THESE TWO GREAT CIVIL WAR ADVERSARIES AS THEY FACED EACH OTHER IN THE CLIMACTIC YEAR OF THE CONFLICT. Expertly framed with a reproduction of Thomas Nast's famous rendering of the surrender scene inside Wilmer McLean's parlor. (2) | Christie's
  • Fine Printed Books and Manuscr auction at Christies

    Sale 2227

    Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts Including Americana

    4 December 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 212

    LEE, Robert E. (1807-1870), Confederate General. Carte-de-visite signed ("R. E. Lee"), ca. 1864, J. W. Davis, photographer. 3 5/8 x 2¼in., Vannerson & Jones imprint on verso. A fine example of this image of Lee's head and chest in three-quarters profile, signed at lower right. [FRAMED WITH]: GRANT, Ulysses S. Carte-de-visite signed ("U.S. Grant Lt. Gen. U.S.A."), ca. 1864. Matthew Brady, photographer. 4 x 2½in.. A fine clear image of this Grant photo portrait by Brady, boldly signed along lower edge. Grant visited Brady's studios during his March 1864 visit to Washington during which Lincoln gave him his promotion to Lt. General with the instructions to break Lee's army and end the rebellion once and for all. A SUPERB PAIRING OF THESE TWO GREAT CIVIL WAR ADVERSARIES AS THEY FACED EACH OTHER IN THE CLIMACTIC YEAR OF THE CONFLICT. Expertly framed with a reproduction of Thomas Nast's famous rendering of the surrender scene inside Wilmer McLean's parlor. (2)

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    LEE, Robert E. (1807-1870), Confederate General. Carte-de-visite signed ("R. E. Lee"), ca. 1864, J. W. Davis, photographer. 3 5/8 x 2¼in., Vannerson & Jones imprint on verso. A fine example of this image of Lee's head and chest in three-quarters profile, signed at lower right. [FRAMED WITH]: GRANT, Ulysses S. Carte-de-visite signed ("U.S. Grant Lt. Gen. U.S.A."), ca. 1864. Matthew Brady, photographer. 4 x 2½in.. A fine clear image of this Grant photo portrait by Brady, boldly signed along lower edge. Grant visited Brady's studios during his March 1864 visit to Washington during which Lincoln gave him his promotion to Lt. General with the instructions to break Lee's army and end the rebellion once and for all. A SUPERB PAIRING OF THESE TWO GREAT CIVIL WAR ADVERSARIES AS THEY FACED EACH OTHER IN THE CLIMACTIC YEAR OF THE CONFLICT. Expertly framed with a reproduction of Thomas Nast's famous rendering of the surrender scene inside Wilmer McLean's parlor. (2)


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