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Charles Adams Jr & Joseph Henry Signed Cartes de Visite
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Charles Adams Jr & Joseph Henry Signed Cartes de Visite

Two cartes de visite, one of Charles F. Adams Jr. and the other of Joseph Henry. The first measures 2.5" x 4.25", no place, hand dated September 16, 1861. A seated portrait of Adams Jr., dressed in a three-piece suit with his elbow resting on a table. No backstamp present. Signed at the lower margin "Yours truly Charles Adams Jr." With toning and foxing throughout. Lightly soiled. Slightly clipped top corners. Charles Francis Adams Jr. (1835-1915) was a member of the prominent Adams family and served as a colonel during the Civil War. He later became a historical author, publishing works on American history. He also worked for a period as a railroad executive.

The second measures 2.5" x 4", New York, dated 1863. A seated vignette portrait of Henry, dressed in a suit. With a Brady, New York backstamp. Signed at the bottom margin "Joseph Henry." Some feathering to the signature, with light soiling. Bumped corners. Joseph Henry (1797-1878) was a prominent scientist who discovered self-inductance in electromagnets. He served as the first Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution from 1846 to his death in 1878.

This item comes with a Certificate from John Reznikoff, a premier authenticator for both major 3rd party authentication services, PSA and JSA (James Spence Authentications), as well as numerous auction houses.

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Charles Adams Jr & Joseph Henry Signed Cartes de Visite

Two cartes de visite, one of Charles F. Adams Jr. and the other of Joseph Henry. The first measures 2.5" x 4.25", no place, hand dated September 16, 1861. A seated portrait of Adams Jr., dressed in a three-piece suit with his elbow resting on a table. No backstamp present. Signed at the lower margin "Yours truly Charles Adams Jr." With toning and foxing throughout. Lightly soiled. Slightly clipped top corners. Charles Francis Adams Jr. (1835-1915) was a member of the prominent Adams family and served as a colonel during the Civil War. He later became a historical author, publishing works on American history. He also worked for a period as a railroad executive.

The second measures 2.5" x 4", New York, dated 1863. A seated vignette portrait of Henry, dressed in a suit. With a Brady, New York backstamp. Signed at the bottom margin "Joseph Henry." Some feathering to the signature, with light soiling. Bumped corners. Joseph Henry (1797-1878) was a prominent scientist who discovered self-inductance in electromagnets. He served as the first Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution from 1846 to his death in 1878.

This item comes with a Certificate from John Reznikoff, a premier authenticator for both major 3rd party authentication services, PSA and JSA (James Spence Authentications), as well as numerous auction houses.

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