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Lot 9014
[LINCOLN CHILDREN.]

Sold for US$ 23,500 inc. premium

Lincoln sale

23 Nov 2004, 10:00 PST

Los Angeles

[LINCOLN CHILDREN.]
13 Photographs, albumen print cartes-de-visite, each approximately 2 1/2 by 4 inches, some with Brady imprint on verso or recto, being portraits of Abraham Lincoln's children, some with mounts trimmed, but generally very good to fine.

This lot includes a full-length portrait of Willie Lincoln taken by Brady in 1861, a full-length portrait of Mary Todd Lincoln with Willie and Tad taken in 1860 by Preston Butler, a full-length portrait of Willie and Tad with Mary Todd Lincoln's nephew, Lockwood Todd taken at Brady's Gallery in 1861, a full-length portrait of Tad in costume taken circa 1861, a full-length portrait of Tad with Lockwood Todd's cane and hat taken in 1861 at Brady's Gallery, two copies of a full-length portrait of Tad in Federal uniform taken at Brady's Gallery circa 1864, an image of the White House with Tad standing in the foreground on the driveway with a pencilled note that states this was taken on March 6, 1865 by Henry F. Warren, the same day that he photographed Abraham Lincoln on the South Balcony of the White House, a head-and-shoulders vignette portrait of Tad taken by Henry F. Warren on March 4 or 5, 1865, a full-length portrait of Robert Lincoln taken in November 1861, a full-length portrait of Robert likely taken by the same photographer as the last in November 1861, a head-and-shoulders vignette portrait of Robert taken in 1865 at Brady Gallery, a head-and-shoulders vignette portrait of Robert taken in about 1865 possibly by J. Goldin. Lot also includes two reproduction cdv portraits of Tad, and one reproduction cdv portrait of Willie.
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