Mar 29, 2018 - Sale 2471

Sale 2471 - Lot 58

Price Realized: $ 1,125
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,200 - $ 1,800
(SLAVERY AND ABOLITION.) Lincoln, Abraham. Proclamation of Emancipation. Engraving, 22 x 17 1/4 inches; worn, several short closed tears, light soiling, laid down on paper. New York: R.A. Dimmick, 1864

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The text is set in a variety of typefaces, in a border with a portrait of Lincoln and seven other vignettes--the horrors of slavery at left, the bombardment of Fort Sumter at bottom, and scenes from a prosperous united nation at right. W. Roberts was the artist and engraver, and C.A. Alvord was the printer. Eberstadt 21.