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Civil War-era photocollage with scores of cut-out albumen portraits and period engravings 
1864 (ca) 
  
Photocollage 
13 1/4 x 19 1/4 in (33.6 x 52 cm) 
  
Swann Galleries - New York 
Sale 2208 Lot 37 
  
 
LL/35590 
  
In the center of this artful construction is a grieving widow, who's surrounded by pictures of Lincoln, Mary Todd Lincoln, Generals Grant, Sheridan, and Sherman, President Johnson, Mr. and Mrs. Tom Thumb, and a host of (unidentified) family members, several of whom are Union soldiers; many of the figures have a handwritten number (lacks the "key").
 
The Photograph and the American Dream 1840-1940, 57. 
 
 
  

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