Sep 27, 2018 - Sale 2486

Sale 2486 - Lot 120

Price Realized: $ 1,250
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Estimate: $ 1,000 - $ 1,500
(PRINTS--EMANCIPATION.) Duval, P.S. & Son; engravers. Emancipation Proclamation Issued January 1st 1863. Lithograph, 26 1/2 x 20 inches; moderate toning, laid down on modern board. Philadelphia: G.R. Russell, 1865

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A full-length portrait of Lincoln is surrounded by the text of the Emancipation Proclamation in calligraphic script. Atop the decorative border, seated on crossed flags and armaments, are an American eagle, an allegorical figure of liberty, and a slave. Lithographed after "an original designed and executed entirely with a pen by Gilman R. Russell, Prof. of Penmanship." Eberstadt 45; Lincoln Image, pages 100-1.