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Price Realized: $1,188 With Buyer's Premium Show Hammer Price
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Sale 2517 Lot 43
(CIVIL WAR--CONFEDERATE.) Ye Conference: Thank You, Jeff, Not Any. Lithograph, 13 1/4 x 17 3/4 inches; several short closed tears with tape repairs on verso. [Cincinnati, OH]: [Ehrgott & Forbriger], 1861
Estimate $500 - 750
Jefferson Davis is depicted as an obsequious waiter offering bonds, cotton, and letters of marque to Emperor Napoleon III of France, seeking an alliance. Napoleon dismisses him with a wave of the hand. Queen Victoria of England watches disinterestedly as she holds a small pile of Mississippi bonds. 5 examples in OCLC, and none traced at auction since 1992.Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $1,188