Thursday, April 5, 2012

Unique 19th C. Photo Album of Barack Obama's Family Surfaces

By Stephen J. Gertz

Tomorrow, Friday April 6, 2012, the New York Times will run a story about an amazing find, a family album, c. 1870, containing albumin carte-de-viste photographs, and tintypes of President Barack Obama's maternal ancestors.

One photograph is of President Obama's Great-Great-Great Aunt, Anna Wolfley. The family resemblance is obvious.

The album is being offered by rare book dealer Ian Brabner, Bookseller in association with Between the Covers.

This is an astonishing discovery. It is highly unlikely that the President is aware of the album's existence.

Images and the complete story with all the details in the Times' article. Don't miss it.

UPDATE: Read the New York Times article here.

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