Mar 10, 2011 - Sale 2239

Sale 2239 - Lot 81

Price Realized: $ 960
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,500 - $ 2,500
(SLAVERY AND ABOLITION.) LINCOLN, ABRAHAM. Proclamation of Emancipation by the President of the United States. Engraved broadside, 13x9-1/2 inches; in an antique frame with some visible toning in the oval area, around Lincoln's image. Davenport, Iowa: W. H. Pratt and A Hageboeck, 1865

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A calligraphic portrait memorial of Lincoln, with the text of his Emancipation Proclamation drawn to form his likeness. "Designed and written by W. H. Pratt and printed in Iowa, the state that sent the most soldiers per capita to the front in the Civil War." Eberstadt 40.