Mar 01, 2012 - Sale 2271

Sale 2271 - Lot 64

Price Realized: $ 3,360
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 3,000 - $ 5,000
(SLAVERY AND ABOLITION.) LINCOLN, ABRAHAM. Emancipation Proclamation. Lithograph, 23x17 inches; archival repairs, conserved and backed with paper. Philadelphia: Swander Bishop and Co., 1865

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very scarce, elaborate version of both the preliminary and final Emancipation Proclamations: September 22nd, 1862 and January 1st, 1863. "I Abraham Lincoln President of the United States of America . . . " Allegorical Portrait of Abraham Lincoln accomplished by the execution of a calligraphic portrait of Lincoln after Meserve 85, employing the text of both the preliminary and final proclamations." At the bottom: "Designed and drawn with a Steel pen by R. Morris Swander." With facsimile signature of "A. Lincoln." At the foot are two vignette illustrations, one a whipping scene, the other depicting liberation. Eberstadt 48.