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Photograph album containing fourteen (14) carte de visite (CDV) depicting Lee, including eight (8) depicting bust portraits of Lee in his Civil War era Confederate uniform, three (3) with studio marks including C.D. Fredericks and Company, NY, Morseâs Gallery of the Cumberland, Nashville, TN, and The Lee Gallery, Richmond, VA; one (1) full-length standing portrait of Lee in his Civil War era Confederate uniform, no studio mark; one (1) three-quarter length standing portrait of Lee in his Civil War era Confederate uniform, no studio mark; two (2) bust portraits of Lee in his Mexican War era United States uniform, both with E. Anthony or E and H.T. Anthony, NY studio marks; and two (2) depicting a seated Lee in 19th-century three-piece suits, one (1) likely Mexican War era, Allen and Horton, Boston, MA studio mark, and one (1) later in life, possibly after the Civil War, M.B. Brady and Company, Washington, D.C. and NY studio mark and a blue George Washington U.S. Internal Revenue Proprietary stamp, en verso. Note: the inscriptions on the CDVs are not believed to be in Leeâs handwriting. All housed in a blue leatherette photo album with a zipper closure. Album: 5 3/8â³ H x 4 1/2â³ W x 1 1/8â³ D. 15th item: Signed T-67 $20 bill, Series X, issued in Richmond, VA, February 17, 1864, engraved by Keatinge and Ball, Columbia, SC. Vignette of the Tennessee State Capitol Building, top center, portrait of Alexander H. Stephens, Vice President of the CSA, lower right. For Register/For Treasurer signatures. Serial Number 34203/ pp A. Signed âR. E. Leeâ top left of bill, in capitol building vignette. 3 3/8â³ H x 7 1/4â³ W. Note â the signature on this bill has variances from known, authenticated signatures of Robert E. Lee.
PROVENANCE: By descent from the estate of Stanley Horn, Nashville, Tennessee.
CONDITION: 1st item: Uncirculated/About Uncirculated condition. Lee signature in good, legible condition. 2nd item: CDVs with varying degrees of toning, foxing spots, staining, some rubbing, losses to corners, minor pencil and ink inscriptions from previous owners and general handling wear to be expected from age and manner of use. One bust portrait of Lee in Confederate uniform with paper clip indentation, one bust portrait of Lee in Confederate uniform with orange ink stamp to top left of image. Photo album with peeling, tears to edges.