Sep 27, 2018 - Sale 2486

Sale 2486 - Lot 121

Price Realized: $ 1,750
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Estimate: $ 1,000 - $ 1,500
(PRINTS--EMANCIPATION.) Hageboeck, lithographer; after W.H. Pratt. Proclamation of Emancipation--Abraham Lincoln. Engraving, 14 x 11 inches; moderate toning and foxing, short tape repair on verso. [Davenport, IA], 1865

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The first state of this curious Emancipation Proclamation, in which the words are calligraphically arranged to form a portrait of Lincoln. Several other editions appeared with an illustrated border. Eberstadt 40.