Feb 28, 2006 - Sale 2068

Sale 2068 - Lot 11

Price Realized: $ 3,680
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Estimate: $ 3,000 - $ 5,000
AN EXCEPTIONAL CHROMOLITHOGRAPHIC FAMILY RECORD Afro-American Historical Family Record. Chromolithograph, 26x20 inches (image), mounted on cardstock; a few very small marginal repaired tears, outside the image. Terre Haute: Historical Publishing Company, 1899

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A very complex "uplift" poster consisting of a five-column center ledger, 8x91/4 inches, for entering birth marriage and death dates, surrounded by eleven vignettes of slavery and post slavery scenes, numerous portraits of Afro-American figures as well as every president from John Adams to William McKinley; directly above the ledger portion is a portrait of Frederick Douglass flanked by Lincoln and Washington; beneath that portraits of Judson Lyons, Lucy Laney, and Booker T. Washington ...


A very complex "uplift" poster consisting of a five-column center ledger, 8x91/4 inches, for entering birth marriage and death dates, surrounded by eleven vignettes of slavery and post slavery scenes, numerous portraits of Afro-American figures as well as every president from John Adams to William McKinley; directly above the ledger portion is a portrait of Frederick Douglass flanked by Lincoln and Washington; beneath that portraits of Judson Lyons, Lucy Laney, and Booker T. Washington; at the bottom are 10 more engraved portraits of Sisserietta Jones (The Black Patti), Ida B. Wells, Hallie Q. Brown, T. Thomas Fortune and others above two large rectangular scenes of Afro-American soldiers at the Battle of San Juan.