CDV Photos Civil War Period ID’d Charles Gowen & Wife w/ Tax Revenue Stamps Mass


  • Very Nice Civil War Period CDV Photographs
  • First portrait is of Charles Gowen, taken by W.G. Adams of Franklin Massachusetts
  • Blue 2-cent Bank Check Tax Stamp, off-center perforated, Canceled with “WGA” (photog’s initials)
  • Second Portrait is of his Wife, Harriet Phillips. Interestingly Hand-Signed by the photographer, E. T(maybe L) Cleaveland of Franklin, Mass.
  • Green 3-Cent Proprietary perforated Stamp, canceled with Photog’s Intials.
  • Standard CDV Size
  • Great addition to your collection.

Identification method = Named in album, researched and verified corresponding date/locations.



Good overall Condition. Light staining on the images and cards along with some light edge wear from storage/age. Original Tax stamps remains strongly affixed to the back with minor wear.


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