Sep 27, 2018 - Sale 2486

Sale 2486 - Lot 91

Price Realized: $ 1,500
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Estimate: $ 400 - $ 600
(PRINTS--1860 CAMPAIGN.) For President, Abraham Lincoln--A Home for the Homeless. Engraving, 7 x 3 1/4 inches; minimal wear, mount remnants on verso. Np, [1860]

Additional Details

This small campaign flier, hardly larger than a bookmark, features a portrait based on C.M. German's photograph of Lincoln, with a smaller inset of a rail splitter below. The "Home for the Homeless" slogan refers to a Republican platform plank regarding homesteading. Holzer, Boritt & Neely, Changing the Lincoln Image, pages 34-35. None traced at auction, and none in OCLC.