Lot # 1: John Wilkes Booth CDV Charles D Fredricks Photo

Starting Bid: $25.00

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Item was in Auction "Non-Sports Cards & Comic Books X",
which ran from 11/8/2023 10:00 PM to
11/26/2023 10:00 PM

The CDV has no publisher information, but the National Portrait Archives at the Smithsonian credits the photo to Charles Fredricks, a protégé of Jeremiah Gurney. Click here to see their credit information. These CDV were commonly carried by actors and given as souvenirs to admirers. There is not a provenance chain on this particular CDV that establishes that this was handled by Booth personally, but the possibility cannot be ruled out.


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