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Cartes-De-Visites213 of 295MAJOR TOMB THUMB CDV QUEEN VICTORIA SIGNED Antique Cabinet Card or CDV - is this the Capitol building?
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Posted 4 years ago


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Does anyone agree this might be US President Andrew Jackson, obviously taken from an earlier image as in the corner suggests, a cane like Jackson Im just not sure , any thoughts appreciated.


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  1. scottvez scottvez, 4 years ago
    Disagree-- doesn't look like AJ to me.

    What is the backmark on your photograph? It may assistt.

  2. SEAN68 SEAN68, 4 years ago
    Theres a question mark , he did not say it was ... the key words are MIGHT OR COULD BE>
  3. scottvez scottvez, 4 years ago

    "Does anyone AGREE this might be....".

    Poster got an answer to their question.

    Do you have anything to contribute to the discussion other than a critique of my contribution?

  4. SEAN68 SEAN68, 4 years ago
    what I was reading was he or she just questioning this photo and in the title was a and is a question mark.

  5. SEAN68 SEAN68, 4 years ago
    theres my contribution
  6. SEAN68 SEAN68, 4 years ago
    they could be ,maybe.
  7. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 4 years ago
    Looks mean enough to be Jackson.
  8. SEAN68 SEAN68, 4 years ago
    LMAO!!!! Blunderbuss!!!
  9. gaithersburg28, 4 years ago
    Thanks all, no back mark but if copied from another photo maybe this could be why I just wondered as this fuy seems to have the distinctive nose of AJ , the cane .. Anyway I shall list it shortly with my questions and thoughts soon .
  10. scottvez scottvez, 4 years ago
    My standard reply based on twenty plus years of antique image collecting: "Looks like RARELY is".

    In order for an image to garner attention and acceptance as a famous subject, more than "looks like" is required. Most dealers and collectors look for provenance or a period ID (same or similar images published, period written ID, family documentation, etc...).

    You can take a look on ebay and find many "looks like" photographs. Many are pulled by ebay and most that run the full time get little interest or bids.

  11. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 4 years ago
    Well, even if it isn't AJ, he still looks mean! Scan AJ's history & you will know what I mean.
  12. TubeAmp TubeAmp, 4 years ago
    He died in 1845, this is a copy of an 1845 photo of him:

    So no, I don't think so.

    But still a cool photo,

    T A

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