James A. Garfield, Cabinet Photograph by Brady with Clipped Signature
Garfield, James A. (1831-1881). President of the United States (1881), after completing nine consecutive terms in the US House of Representatives (1863-1881). Major General in the Union Army (1861-1863). Only four months into his term, Garfield was shot by Charles Guiteau, and died two and a half months later of blood poisoning. Clipped signature, 4 x 1.75 in. Ink signed, James A. Garfield, Hiram, Ohio. Accompanied by albumen cabinet photograph of Garfield, by Mathew Brady, ca 1869.
The photograph is in fine condition, as well as signature.