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    Sale 2486 | Lot 120
    Price Realized: $1,250With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2486 Lot 120

      (PRINTS--EMANCIPATION.) Duval, P.S. & Son; engravers. Emancipation Proclamation Issued January 1st 1863. Lithograph, 26 1/2 x 20 inches; moderate toning, laid down on modern board. Philadelphia: G.R. Russell, 1865

      Estimate $1,000 - 1,500

      A full-length portrait of Lincoln is surrounded by the text of the Emancipation Proclamation in calligraphic script. Atop the decorative border, seated on crossed flags and armaments, are an American eagle, an allegorical figure of liberty, and a slave. Lithographed after "an original designed and executed entirely with a pen by Gilman R. Russell, Prof. of Penmanship." Eberstadt 45; Lincoln Image, pages 100-1.


      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $1,250