1865. Item #85130
[PHOTOGRAPHY 19TH CENTURY - LINCOLN, Abraham]. UNCOMMON CARTE-DE-VISITE PHOTOGRAPH OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN CA. 1865. Providence, RI: Salisbury, Bro. & Co. [n.d. ca. 1865] "Manufacturers of Gold and Plated Jewelry, Also, Carte de Visites of all Noted Persons." Pale embossed paper mount is 4 x 2 1/2 inches, with 1 3/8 x 1 1/8 inch oval photograph, a bust of a bearded Lincoln. Very good, light soil to the mount, with the photo contour partially cut through from being pressed into the paper mount. The embossed design features an eagle, laurel leaves, flags, shield and cannons. The photo is in excellent condition, the President's gaze clear and sharp. Free of the toning often seen on this cdv.