Carte-de-visite portrait.

(PRESCOTT, WILLIAM H. )

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Carte-de-visite portrait. An oval image, also including a reproduction of Brady's mount which contains a facsimile of Prescott's signature. The actual image shows Prescott in left profile, wearing a dark jacket and elaborate scarf, vest or tie. Imprint on the verso reading: "Published by E. Anthony, 501 Broadway, New York. From a photographic negative, from Brady's National Portrait Gallery." Some staining, soiling, foxing and markation.

William Hickling Prescott (1796-1859); American historian, author of History of the Reign of Ferdinand and Isabella, the Catholic (3 vols., 1838), The Conquest of Mexico (1843) and The Conquest of Peru (1847). (Item ID: 14444)


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