Mar 21, 2024 - Sale 2663

Sale 2663 - Lot 27

Price Realized: $ 812
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,000 - $ 1,500
(ABOLITION.) Horace Heath, calligrapher. Miniature printing of the 15th Amendment guaranteeing the right to vote. Albumen photograph, 3 x 2¼ inches, on original photographer's mount; minor foxing and wear. Hartford, CT: R.S. De Lamater, photographer, 1 May 1870

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A photograph of a calligraphic rendering of the Fifteenth Amendment, illustrated with portraits of President Grant and Vice President Colfax, and a view of the Capitol. We have found other calligraphy by the artist Horace Heath dating back to his time as a Civil War officer, but we have traced no other examples of this image.