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Original Civil War Era Carte-de-Visite Images of Union Generals
Anthony Backmark CDV Image of Union General William Tecumseh Sherman
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This is an authentic CDV image of one of the most famous Generals of the Civil War. It is a image of Union general William Tecumseh Sherman. It is a nice clear bust view CDV of the General in uniform. These CDV images were an important part of history from the Civil War era. It was the first practical way to bring images of a famous personality home to the regular people. The people wanted to be able to put a face with the names they read about in the newspapers. You could order through newspaper ads or at local photography studios, several images of famous personalities for a reasonable amount. The overall size of a CDV image is approximately 2.5 inches by 4 inches in size. On the back side of the image it has the Anthony studio marking. It is a fine original CDV that will make a solid addition to any Civil War collection.

Item #: B5816
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