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Price Realized: $625 With Buyer's Premium Show Hammer Price
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Sale 2486 Lot 153
(PRINTS--CIVIL WAR.) [Hoyer & Ludwig.] President Jefferson Davis Arriving in the Field of Battle at Bull's Run. Hand-colored lithograph, 14 x 9 3/4 inches; 1-inch repaired closed tear, minor soiling, mount remnants on verso. [Richmond, VA, circa 1861]
Estimate $500 - 750
An early Confederate engraving of their president. "Hoyer and Ludwig leaped to the conclusion that Davis went to Bull Run as a general. Certainly, however, they were wrong to present him in full military uniform. . . . Hearing the same news that had electrified the rest of the Confederacy--that President Davis had taken the field--Hoyer and Ludwig apparently seized on an available military equestrian portrait and quickly copied it, using a Davis photograph for a head"--Confederate Image, pages 15-16.Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $625