'Carte de visite photograph' (2 1/2 x 4 1/8 inch) with photographer's name printed on the backside. Fine clean image of James A. Garfield, ca.1875, while a congressman from Ohio, 1863-1880. James A. Garfield (1831-1881) was the twentieth president of the United States. Born in Cyahoga County, Ohio; teacher and head of Hiram College, Ohio; Colonel in the Civil War (1981); Member of the House of Representatives (1863-1880) and its leader after 1876; elected President in 1880 and served for 4 months before being shot by Charles J. Guiteau July 2, 1881, died September 19, 1881. An uncommon portrait of the future president, taken by a woman photographer. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Carte De Visite Photograph. "Hon. James A. ...
Publisher: Pauline Wimermark, Photographer.
Binding: No Binding
Book Condition: Collectible-Fine
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