Lot 849

Abraham Lincoln - John Wilkes Booth - Dr R K Stone

Estimate: $400 - $800

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$0 $25
$300 $50
$1,000 $100
$2,000 $200
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
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$100,000 $10,000
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$500,000 $50,000
Lot - Rare. 1. Abraham Lincoln and Mary Todd Lincoln tintypes. Two rare miniature tintypes of the Lincolns secured to the back of a small CDV. The front of the CDV has an image of a "photo album" with oval cut-outs for the portraits. Tintypes: H 1" W 3/4". Overall: H 4" W 2-3/8". 2. John Wilkes Booth CDV. Classic pose, with cane, identified below image with his name (not an autograph). Reverse with photographer's name [Howard] Currier, Photographer Amesbury, Mass. Overall: H 3-7/8" W 2-3/8". 3. Glass Magic Lantern type slide of Lincoln. Bound in black cloth tape with T.H. McAllister, Manufacturing Optician, 49 Nassau Street, New York on the obverse and Abraham Lincoln on the reverse. Overall: H 3-1/4" W 4". 4. Pass for the trial (by a Military Commission) for the assassins of President Lincoln Signed by General Hunter for Dr. Robert King Stone. Stone was Lincoln's family doctor and was with Lincoln in his final hours. Stone recounted his experiences with the dying Lincoln on the night of the assassination. He was one of 350 witnesses called by the Commission. The card is signed by General David Hunter as President of the Commission. H 2" W 3-1/2" Extremely Rare. Copy and paste link for high-res images: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/nrw065pvmx7ffxm/AABeHrpSHLjGFNgDWDwa088ya?dl=0