Carte de visite, 4" x 2 1/2" view of Benson Lossing, with pen inscription on back " To Mrs. C.C. Lawler (?) with the compliments of her friend Benson Lossing March 1864". Gullman, Pourgheepsie, NY photographer's imprint.
Benson John Lossing (1813-1891) was a prolific and popular American historian, known best for his illustrated books on the American Revolution and American Civil War and features in Harper's Magazine. He was a Charter Trustee of Vassar College.
Very minor surface scratch in image (along the tie area), corners clipped, o/w fine. cdv la 021 $300.
SKU: cdv la 021