[CARTE DE VISITE] American photograph album,
, 19th century, brass mounted, molded and tooled leather covers inscribed on front board "To my Wife, Jan 1st. 1864," with gilt edges, each with centered painted landscape, album retaining clasps. Within, a total of 48 carte de visites, including "Stonewall" Jackson; Generals William Tecumseh Sherman and George Gordon Meade; Charles Dickens and Tom Thumb, his wife and child; an extraordinary image of a clockmaker and another of John Brown; in short, a diverse and extremely interesting group of images. A complete list is available upon application to the Department. Album somewhat worn, occasional minor defects to images.
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