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RR Auction John L. Worden Signed Carte-de-Visite Portrait

12 Apr

RR Auction John L. WordenCivil War admiral (1818–1897) who commanded the Monitor against the Merrimack in the first battle of ironclad ships. Original 2.5 x 4 carte-de-visite portrait of Worden in uniform by D. Appleton & Co. of New York, signed in the lower border in black ink, “John L. Worden, U. S. Navy,” and signed and inscribed on the reverse, “G. V. Fox, from his shipmate & friend, John L. Worden, U. S. Navy.” In fine condition, with unobtrusive surface loss to the lower border. RR Auction COA.

http://www.rrauction.com/bidtracker_detail.cfm?IN=411

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