New York: Sarony, 1860s. Original document. Half-length sepiatone image of Dickinson in embroidered dress, beads and cameo, looking slightly to her right. Below the image is printed: "Sarony, 680 Broadway, Anna Dickinson." The verso is blank. Fine. Item #040329
Dickinson (1842-1932), a Philadelphia Quaker, "was the first woman to give a political address before the United States Congress....She aided the Republican Party in the hard-fought 1863 elections and significantly influenced the distribution of political power in the Union just prior to the Civil War. Dickinson was the first white woman on record to summit Colorado's Gray's Peak, Lincoln Peak, and Elbert Peak, and she was the second to summit Pike's Peak..." (Wikipedia).