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Collection of Five Original Cabinet Portraits of American First Ladies

C.M. Bell; Sterry & Co.; Charles Parker (Photographs by)

Published by NP, NP, 1889
Condition: g to vg

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American Presidents' wives - 5 Cabinet Portraits: 1) A 6 3/8 x 4 1/4" photograph of Mrs. James A. Garfield (born Lucretia Rudolph), wife of the 20th American President who served from March 4, 1881 until his assassination later that year. Picture undated and unsigned.2-3-4) Three 6 3/8 x 4 1/4" Cabinet Portraits of Mrs. Grover Cleveland (born Frances Folsom), wife of the 22nd and 24th American President (two photographed by C.M. Bell (Washington DC) in 1886 (the two portraits are different from one another), and one, undated, photographed by Sterry & Co., Albany, NY). The two cabinet portraits by Bell have golden edges. 5) A 6 3/8 x 4 1/4" portrait of Mrs. Benjamin Harrison (born Caroline Scott) photographed in 1889 by Charles Parker, in Washington DC. Minor and sporadic abrasion/rubbing along edges. Pertinent handwritten annotations at verso. - From the Harold Seton Collection. Bookseller Inventory # 39949

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Bibliographic Details

Title: Collection of Five Original Cabinet ...

Publisher: NP, NP

Publication Date: 1889

Binding: Original photographs

Book Condition:g to vg

Edition: Original document.

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