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Emerson, Ralph Waldo
PHOTOGRAPH PORTRAIT, WARMLY INSCRIBED BY THE LEADER OF THE AMERICAN TRANSCENDENTALIST MOVEMENT    
Estimate
3,0005,000
LOT SOLD. 3,250 USD
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246
Emerson, Ralph Waldo
PHOTOGRAPH PORTRAIT, WARMLY INSCRIBED BY THE LEADER OF THE AMERICAN TRANSCENDENTALIST MOVEMENT    
Estimate
3,0005,000
LOT SOLD. 3,250 USD
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Details & Cataloguing

Fine Autograph Letters and Manuscripts from a Distinguished Private Collection: Part II | Music, Americana, English and Continental Literature

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Emerson, Ralph Waldo
PHOTOGRAPH PORTRAIT, WARMLY INSCRIBED BY THE LEADER OF THE AMERICAN TRANSCENDENTALIST MOVEMENT    
Photograph (4 3/4 x 6 1/2 in.; 120 x 165 mm). Mounted albumen bust portrait, inscribed by Emerson on the mount in black ink; some flaking to emulsion, slight discoloration to signature.
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Catalogue Note

Inscribed: "In great haste but greater love. RW Emerson." 

A charming inscription from a champion of individualism, and a critic of the nullifying pressures of society. 

Fine Autograph Letters and Manuscripts from a Distinguished Private Collection: Part II | Music, Americana, English and Continental Literature

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New York