8 7/8” x 6 7/8” image of Union soldiers at Fort Lincoln. Mounted to a larger backing board that reads Incidents of the War” and credits ALEXANDER GARDNER (1821-1882) American photographer best know for his images of the Civil War and for his portraits of Abraham Lincoln. Text on back of photograph reads: Fort Lincoln in Civil War Lloyd Ostendorf Collection June 28, 1959 Washington, D.C.” Extremely Fine.
HENRY WAGER HALLECK (1815-1872) U.S. Army officer, scholar and lawyer. CDV of HALLECK. 2 3/8” x 4”. Backstamp reads: “ Cartes de Visite D. Appleton & Co. 443 & 445 Bway New York A.A. Turner Photographer.” Text below image of Halleck reads: “ GEN HALLECK Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1861, by D. Appleton & Co. in the Clerk’s Office of the Unite States for the Southern District of New York.” Fine.
GEORGE PEABODY (1795-1869) Entrepreneur and philanthropist who founded the Peabody Institute. Cabinet photograph of a seated George Peabody. Notation below image identifies Peabody. Backstamp reads: “Gurney,” seal and motto on back reads: “I have chained the sun to serve me.” Some edge wear. An unusual cabinet of Peabody. Overall Fine.
[LINCOLN FAMILY]. CDV. As Ostendorf states Artist’s conception of the Lincoln family, originally printed as a lithograph. Robert T. stands behind his father, Tad is at the President’s side, and Mrs. Lincoln appears on the right.” No backstamp.
JAMES WOOD Member of the New York state senate 30th District, 1870-1873. Signed Photograph of Wood. 8” x 10 3/4”. Geneseo, New York. Thirtieth Senatorial District image of Wood Signed, “James Wood Geneseo, NY. “ Very Fine.
PHILIP HENRY SHERIDAN (1831-1888). General. Fine formal, gilt-edged photograph of Sheridan in full military dress. Taken by “C. Parker, 477 Penn. Ave, Washington D.C.” Some minor edge wear. Else Very Fine.