Sep 27, 2018 - Sale 2486

Sale 2486 - Lot 104

Price Realized: $ 1,625
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Estimate: $ 500 - $ 750
ENGRAVING PLATE, WITH A PERIOD PRINT FROM IT (PRINTS--PRESIDENTIAL.) Perine, George E.; engraver. Original engraving plate for "Abraham Lincoln, President of the United States." Engraved copper plate, 9 3/4 x 6 1/2 inches to sight, minimal wear; framed without glass. New York, circa 1864

Additional Details

George Edward Perine (1837-1885) apparently used the 8 November 1863 photograph by Alexander Gardner as his model (Ostendorf O-79). Provenance: Swann's Lincoln sale, 23 May 1985, lot 427. with--a period print from this plate, 9 1/4 x 7 1/2 inches to sight; not examined out of frame.