Sep 26, 2019 - Sale 2517

Sale 2517 - Lot 89

Price Realized: $ 2,125
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 2,000 - $ 3,000
(DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE.) In Congress July 4th. 1776. The Unanimous Declaration of the Thirteen United States of America. Engraved broadside on thin paper, 24 x 21 inches; foxing, short modern repairs at folds, moderate edge wear. [Hartford, CT?]: Eleazer Huntington, circa 1820-24

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Huntington was best known as a penmanship instructor. The text of the document is engraved in his elegant script, while the facsimile signatures are apparently copied from an 1819 engraving by Binns. Bidwell 6.