Here we offer a Civil War-era cdv photograph of President Abraham Lincoln, framed in a striking period 19th century maroon velvet and lavender silk mourning frame. The cdv is a less-commonly reproduced February 23, 1864 Anthony Berger session. Rear markings on the cdv are for G.Tomlinson, Boston, and it has been clipped at the edge to fit the frame. The frame is set with true wavy glass. Which is the kind of sheet glass made prior to modern methods, featuring visible imperfections and a slight wavy lay. Original wire stand/hanger on the back of the frame. Measures approximately 5 x 4-inches.
This remarkable Civil War era relic will make a wonderful addition to your collection or a very thoughtful gift for an enthusiast. Have you seen all the amazing first and rare editions of iconic books we offer?-- other auctions of classic antiquarian literature and special gifts! Thank you for your interest! The item "Civil War Era Abraham Lincoln CDV Photograph Antique Velvet &Silk Mourning Frame" is in sale since Thursday, December 5, 2019. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\Civil War (1861-65)\Original Period Items\Other Civil War Original Items". The seller is "iconic-books" and is located in Bronx, New York. This item can be shipped worldwide.