Nov 17, 2016 - Sale 2432

Sale 2432 - Lot 283

Price Realized: $ 188
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 300 - $ 400
PORTRAITS IN MICROGRAPHIC TYPE (PRESIDENTS--1893.) A Souvenir of the Universal Exhibition of Chicago, 1893: The Twenty-Three Presidents of the Republic. Engraving, 26 x 18 inches; minor wear, 1-inch closed tear in top margin. [Chicago]: Sofer, Dinesmann & Zuckermann, 1893

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Portraits of the presidents from Washington through Cleveland in micrographic type, issued in conjunction with the World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago. Full biographies of each president are given with a total of 527,000 letters. No other examples of this issue have been traced, though the Library of Congress has a version credited to M. [Moise] Zouckermann, a Paris engraver.