Carte-de-Visite Photograph Portrait of John Adams Dix, Civil War General & New York Governor By Sarony
(Photography - 19th Century - Civil War - Americana -New York State)

New York, NY: Sarony, 1870. F Carte-de-Visite Photograph Portrait of John Adams Dix, (1798 - 1879) Union Civil War general & New York governor, who famously as the war between the states began, "...galvanized northern opinion by ordering New Orleans officials to instantly shoot anyone lowering the American flag...a War Democrat Dix stood between traditional Democrats and Republicans, a valuable symbol for those on either side trying to broaden their parties' support at election time..." (Phyllis F. Field in the ANB); with the Sarony studio imprint on front of mount card; no date, circa 1870; approx. 2 1/2" x 4" size; light wear to mount; in very good condition. Very Good Paperback (Item ID: 23748)

$125.00

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