Anonymous (New Haven, Connecticut)
Yale yearbook portrait of Chauncey Mitchell Depew
Salted paper print, 1856 to 1856
With Depew's signature, birth date and location (Peekskill, New York) and an inscription handwritten in ink "Yours Now & Ever" to Grove P. Lawrence, owner of the yearbook, on the opposing page. Depew was a member of the Skull and Bones Society, and this photograph shows him wearing the Society's insignia pin on his cravat. Depew (1834 to 1928), a great-great grandson of Roger Sherman, had a long career in New York politics. Most notably, he was an attorney for Cornelius Vanderbilt's railroad, president of the New York Central Railroad System, and a United States Senator from New York from 1899 to 1911.
Size:4 1/2 x 3 1/4 in. (11.5 x 8 cm.)
Price:On Hold
No. 25.2
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