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    Sale 2486 | Lot 131
    Price Realized: $3,250With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2486 Lot 131

      (PRINTS--ASSASSINATION.) Group of 9 unframed prints of Lincoln's assassination, deathbed, and funeral. Various sizes and conditions. Vp, 1865 and undated

      Estimate $400 - 600

      "The Martyr of Liberty." Lithograph, 15 x 10 1/2 inches, uncredited, with a quote from Macbeth serving as a subtitle. Np, undated (see Lincoln Image, pages 152-3) * Upham. "The Nation is Weeping." Engraved songsheet, 8 x 5 inches, showing a New York mourning scene. New York: Magnus, circa 1865 * Berghaus. "The Death-Bed of President Abraham Lincoln." Wood engraving, 7 1/2" x 11 inches, apparently from a book * Kellogg. "Death of Abraham Lincoln." Lithograph, 10 x 14 inches. Hartford, undated * Thayer & Russell. "We Cherish His Memory: A Neatly Printed Mourning Envelope." Illustrated advertisement for mourning envelopes. Boston, [1865] * Currier & Ives. The Death-Bed of the Martyr President." Lithograph, 12 x 16 inches. New York, 1865 * Uncredited. "Assassination of President Lincoln at Ford's Theatre." Lithograph, 13 x 17 3/4 inches. Np, undated (with a duplicate) * Bufford. "Last Moments of President Lincoln." Boston, 1865 * Uncredited. "Attempted Assassination of Secretary Seward." Hand-colored lithograph, 13 x 17 3/4. Np, undated. with--a copy of "Lincoln's Deathbed in Art and Memory" by Holzer & Williams.

      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $3,250