ROBERT E. LEE HISTORICAL STEEL ENGRAVING, on paper, a bust depiction in his military coat, engraved by A.B. Walter after a photograph from life, published by Bradley & Co., 1870, legend below portrait "Sold by the authority of the Lee Memorial Association for the erection of a monument / at the tomb of Genl. R. E. Lee. / at the Washington & Lee University, Lexington, Virginia.", with facsimile signatures of Lee and the secretary and chairman of the association. Later giltwood frame and mat. Circa 1870. 22" x 18" sight. Provenance: From a New Jersey private collection.
Very good condition, short stabilized tear to upper right corner, some light toning/soiling.