Mar 28, 2019 - Sale 2503

Sale 2503 - Lot 91

Price Realized: $ 3,120
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,200 - $ 1,800
(SLAVERY AND ABOLITION.) Lincoln, Abraham. Emancipation Proclamation Issued January 1st 1863. Lithograph, 26 3/4 x 21 inches; faint evidence of a closed tear and marginal wear, professionally cleaned and restored. Philadelphia: G.R. Russell, 1865

Additional Details

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.