Sale 17BP01 | Lot 162

[LINCOLN, ABRAHAM] PAINE, JOSEPH E. Photographic reproduction of Paine's calligraphic rendering of the Emancipation Proclamation.

Catalogue: Rare Books, Autographs & Photographs

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Lot 162
[LINCOLN, ABRAHAM] PAINE, JOSEPH E. Photographic reproduction of Paine's calligraphic rendering of the Emancipation Proclamation.
Brooklyn: J.E. Paine, 1864. Albumen print mounted to card backing, with imprint below image. 17 3/4 x 12 1/2 inches (46.5 x 33 cm); framed. Apparently a fine copy, unexamined out of frame.
One of the earliest and most finely rendered early decorative printings of the Emancipation Proclamation. The original calligraphy was given by Paine to the Brooklyn Sanitary Fair in February 1864, and this reproduction appeared shortly thereafter.


Estimate: $400 - $600
Sold for $437 (includes buyer's premium)

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Estimate: $400 - $600
Sold for $437 (includes buyer's premium)

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Rare Books, Autographs & Photographs

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