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Carte de visite of Ulysses S. Grant

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05111.02.0402 Author/Creator: Place Written: s.l. Type: Photograph Date: [1840's ca.] Pagination: 1 carte de visite 8.1 x 6.1 cm Order a Copy

Image of a young Grant in civilian clothes. Photograph of a photograph. Mounted on cloth. Ink detailing on collar. Graphite inscription on verso "S.S. [struck: put this] U.S. Grant."

Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885

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