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    Sale 2483 | Lot 159
    Price Realized: $6,750With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2483 Lot 159

      (JACKSON, ANDREW.) A New Map of the United States with the Addiional [sic] Territories on an Improved Plan, Exhibiting a View of the Rocky Mountains Surveyed by a Company of Winebago Indians in 1828. Lithograph, 12x15 inches; 2-inch repaired tear affecting image, edges reinforced on verso with paper tape, right edge worn with mount remnant on recto. New York, [1828?]

      Estimate $3,000 - 4,000

      "One of the most interesting cartoons in our history . . . remarkable in that it was probably the first one lithographed. . . . The alligator represents the Jacksonian Democracy of the West, and the tortoise the Eastern Whig party of Adams"--Murrell, History of American Graphic Humor, I:110-113. Provenance: Swann sale, 17 September 2009, lot 182; no other copies traced at auction.


      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $6,750

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