Original crystal-clear 2.25 x 4 carte-de-visite bust portrait of Grant in his dress uniform, by J. Gurney and Son of New York, signed in the lower border in black ink, “U. S. Grant, Lt. Gen. U. S. A.” Also printed in the lower border is “Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1866, by J. Gurney & Son in the Clerk’s Office of the U. S. for the Southern District of New York.” In very good condition, with a crease to top left corner tip, scattered soiling to image and border, a few spots to image, and soiling to reverse. An exceptional portrait of Grant, who, at the time of the photo, was regarded as the most popular man in the country. Pre-certified John Reznikoff/PSA/DNA and RR Auction COA.
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Ink signature, “U. S. Grant,” on an off-white 3 x 1 card. Matted and framed, with two portraits of Grant in uniform, to an overall size of 17 x 13. In fine condition. Pre-certified John Reznikoff/PSA/DNA and RR Auction COA.