Apr 27, 2017 - Sale 2444

Sale 2444 - Lot 128

Price Realized: $ 1,125
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 500 - $ 750
(DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE.) National Medallion in Memoriam Majorum. Silver-plated electrotype, 17 x 12 3/4 inches; nail holes in three corners, minimal wear and tarnishing, exceptionally bright and clean. In period frame without glass. [New York: Samuel H. Black, circa 1859]

Additional Details

A presentation of patriotic texts in miniature relief. The top half reproduces the text of the Declaration. In the center are a portrait of Washington, Trumbull's depiction of the signing, the flight of the British from Boston, and the signatures of the signers. Below is a history titled "Battle Roll of the Revolution," followed by a brief summary of the American presidents through Buchanan.