Lot 98 of 431:
Cabinet card of Jonathan Swift, writer and California politician  

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Title:
Cabinet card of John Franklin Swift, American politician and author
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Place:
Tokyo
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Date:
Undated
Description:

6½x4¼in. Sepia toned cabinet card. Black border. Gilt beveled edges. Back of card states tat it was taken by L. Suzuki, Photographer, Kudanzaka Tokio and Masagocho Yokohama, Japan. Back signed by Swift.

John Franklin Swift was an American politician and writer who was primarily based in San Francisco. Notably, in 1867 Swift travelled on the USS Quaker City to the Holy City, the trip that Mark Twain wrote about in Innocents Abroad. Swift himself wrote the book Going to Jericho; or, Sketches of Travel in Spain and the East about the journey. Photo was likely taken in Tokyo, Japan, where Swift died.

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Condition:
Some spots and wear to front; overall very good.
 
Item number:
307603
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