January 19, 2017||Photographs & Photobooks

Edgar Allan Poe: Birthday & A Lost Photograph

Lot 6: Six-plate tintype of Edgar Allan Poe, after a daguerreotype by William A. Pratt, taken a few weeks before Poe's death, 1849-late 1850s. Estimate $10,000 to $15,000.

Today, on what would be Edgar Allan Poe’s 207th birthday, we take a look at an exceedingly rare and unusual lot in our upcoming sale of Icons & Images: Photographs…