Carte-de-Visite Photograph of Samuel Jones Tilden New York Governor & Presidential Candidate By Sarony
(Photography - 19th Century - Civil War - Americana -New York State)

New York, NY: Sarony, 1870. F Carte-de-Visite Photograph Portrait of Samuel Jones Tilden (1814 - 1886) governor of New York and presidential candidate, "...he was committed to limited government, opposed to racial experiments, and dedicated to the cause of individual freedoms and states' rights. He tried desperately to overcome the bitter memories of the war and to address the new problems of a rapidly expanding, increasingly urbanized nation undergoing tumultuous and often corrupting economic development....Tilden's trust became the basis of the New York Public Library." (Joel H. Silbey 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, tiny scrape at top of card; in very good condition. Very Good Paperback (Item ID: 23755)


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