1860s Carte de Visite Photograph of Rufus Choate

$ 199.00

1860s Carte de Visite Photograph of Rufus Choate. c. 1860s Civil War Period, Carte de Visite Photograph, of Rufus Choate, by Warren’s, Boston, MA., Very Fine.. This is an original, Rufus Choate CDV with back stamp, “WARREN’S 289 Washington Street, Boston, Mass. Under the Superintendence of Mr. S. B. Heald.” Image shows Choate in a chest-up pose. Minor soiling from old adhesive traces on the reverse. Bold image.. Rufus Choate (October 1, 1799 – July 13, 1859), American lawyer and orator, was born in Ipswich, Massachusetts, a descendant of an English family which settled in Massachusetts in 1643. His first cousin, physician George Choate, was the father of George C. S. Choate and Joseph Hodges Choate. Rufus