CARTE DE VISITE OF AMERICAN BUSINESSMAN CORNELIUS VANDERBILT, PHOTOGRAPHED BY WILLIAM ROE HOWELL. Cornelius Vanderbilt.
CARTE DE VISITE OF AMERICAN BUSINESSMAN CORNELIUS VANDERBILT, PHOTOGRAPHED BY WILLIAM ROE HOWELL

CARTE DE VISITE OF AMERICAN BUSINESSMAN CORNELIUS VANDERBILT, PHOTOGRAPHED BY WILLIAM ROE HOWELL

New York: Howell, 1870s. Original document. Head-and-shoulders sepiatone image of Vanderbilt in coat, white shirt and collar, and white bow tie, sporting his full white sideburns. Gilt-stamped below the image: "Howell, 867 & 869 Broadway." In gilt on the black verso are Howell's stylized signature and the two sides of an exhibition medal. Very Good. Item #040332

Vanderbilt (1794-1877), railroad and shipping magnate, worked his way from a boyhood of poverty to become one of the richest people in American history, founded Vanderbilt University, &c.

Price: $100.00

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