Lot 237    

George A. Custer CDV Issued by Wing's Gallery
6/21/2012 - American History, Including the Civil War
CDV of George A. Custer as Lieutenant Colonel, March 1873, lacking studio imprint but issued by Simon Wing, Monroe, MI. A contemporary cdv copied from the original albumen print by Bingham and Craver and given to all of the patrons having pictures taken at Wing's Gallery (Katz-117V).

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