c.1865 Carte-De-Visite of the Framers and Supporters of the 13th Amendment [Slavery]. [Lincoln, Abraham (1809-1865)]. [Carte De Visite of Lincoln, Vice President Hannibal Hamlin, House Speaker Schuyler Colfax and the Members of Congress Who Framed and Supported the 13th Amendment to the Constitution]. New York: Powell & Co., 1865. 3-1/2" x 2-1/4" compositive photograph mounted on a 4" x 2-1/2" card. Light toning and soiling, tiny chip to upper-left corner of photograph with no loss to image, minor wear to corners of card. $650. * A fascinating and rare piece of Lincoln and Civil War ephemera. The oval presentation of politicians shows Vice President Hannibal Hamlin at the top, Speaker of the House Schuyler Colfax at the center, and President Abraham Lincoln at the bottom. Surrounding them on the outer edges are members of Congress, senators on the outside, representatives on the inside.
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