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Edwin Booth (John Wilkes brother), Original Autograph 1879

$750.00

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Edwin Booth (aka brother of John Wilkes Booth)
Original Authentic Autograph, 1879 


 

Super Rare Original mid 19th Century Autograph of Edwin Booth, renowned actor and brother of John Wilkes Booth.   Autographed in vintage fountain pen ink 
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CDV of Edwin Booth Autograph. New York: Gurney and Sons photographers, ca. 1880. Bust portrait of Booth on photographer's mount, with signature below portrait, on mount, together with bold autograph dated Dec. 1, 79. 

NOTE: We also just acquired an amazing CDV Photo of Edwin Booth , he also autographed...  See below under"OTHER TREASURES YOU MAY LIKE"

BIO:
Edwin Thomas Booth (November 13, 1833 – June 7, 1893) was a 19th-century American actor who toured throughout the United States and the major capitals of Europe, performing Shakespearean plays. In 1869, he founded Booth's Theatre in New York. Some theatrical historians consider him the greatest American actor, and the greatest Prince Hamlet, of the 19th century.  His achievements are often overshadowed by his relationship with his brother, John Wilkes Booth, the man who assassinated President Abraham Lincoln.  
*  It is worth reading Edwin's Wiki page , which includes a most fascinating story about saving Robert Lincoln's life just about a year after his brother John assassinated Robert's father, Abraham Lincoln. 

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Note: Cvtreasures stamp NOT on original

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