Mar 29, 2018 - Sale 2471

Sale 2471 - Lot 61

Price Realized: $ 750
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 800 - $ 1,200
(SLAVERY AND ABOLITION.) Lincoln, Abraham. Emancipation Proclamation Issued January 1st 1863. Lithograph, 26 3/4 x 20 inches; toned, four tears with early repairs on verso, each about 4 inches and faintly offsetting to recto, one of them causing very slight loss to left part of border, plus a 2-inch closed tear in lower margin. Philadelphia: G.R. Russell, 1865

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A full-length portrait of Lincoln surrounded by the text of the Emancipation Proclamation in calligraphic script. Atop the decorative border, seated on crossed flags and armaments, are an American eagle, an allegorical figure of liberty, and a slave. Lithographed by P.S. Duval & Son, after "an original designed and executed entirely with a pen by Gilman R. Russell, Prof. of Penmanship." Eberstadt 45.