Lot #40
Abraham Lincoln: Emancipation Proclamation

Highly decorative 1865 Emancipation Proclamation broadside by Gilman Russell
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Estimate: $800+

Description

Highly decorative 1865 Emancipation Proclamation broadside by Gilman Russell

Scarce lithographic broadside of the Emancipation Proclamation, 19 x 25.5, with "The original entirely designed and executed with a Pen by Gilman R. Russell," printed near the bottom, and printed by Duvall & Son in 1865. Broadside features a full-length image of Lincoln in the center, his right hand resting on the manuscript of the Proclamation. The entire Proclamation is printed behind Lincoln, with an upper border featuring an American eagle, Lady Justice, and a slave, with the bottom bordered by a floral wreath. Framed and. In very good to fine condition, with somewhat irregular toning, and a stain to the top, touching the eagle vignette.
 

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autograph and Artifacts
  • Dates: #600 - Ended January 13, 2021