A great opportunity to own a little history from the American Literary Bureau Cartes des Visites calling card advertising "The Lecture Platform". These were produced between 1859-1870. This particular one has an imprint or stamp for the Novelty Dollar Store Please examine our Goods, Marked A.
The lecture series featured a wide assortment of famous people of the time and card includes a photograph of head shots. The card was published by the American Literary Bureau, Agency for lecturers, Readers & Singers, Cooper Institute, N.Y. These are very rare.
Participants included Rev. Talmage, E. Yates, Eli Perkins, J. Billings and many more.
Item condition is fair showing age and wear with a corner clip, corner fold and corner dings.
These will ship via USPS
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Tags: Collectible photo, No return, Used
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