11-19-2006 11-19-2006
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2341 Boston
November 19, 2006 11:00 AMCalender

(Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865)

Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 2341 Location: Boston Date / Time: November 19, 2006 11:00AM


(Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865), Silhouette drawing on buff paper, signed by Capt. Ralph Chandler and inscribed "Drawn from life by Capt. Ralph Chandler. At Richmond, Va., April 6, 1865," showing Abraham Lincoln's profile, with inscribed mat, framed, 5 by 3 1/2 in.

Provenance: The Daniel Huntington Collection, sold S. V. Henkels Auctioneers, Philadelphia, July 1, 1920.

Note: Captain Ralph Chandler was commander of the war steamer Maumee, with which he participated in the capture of Fort Fisher.
Estimate $3,000-5,000


Ralph Chandler, Abraham Lincoln, Richmond, Virginia, S. V. Henkels Auctioneers, Philadelphia, commander of the war steamer, commander , Fort Fisher