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Declaration of Independence and Portraits of the Presidents

Auction:
2865B
Lot:
20
Sold for:
$246$200

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2865B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 15, 2015 11:00AM

Description:

Declaration of Independence and Portraits of the Presidents, Broadside, c. 1857.
Philadelphia: Ulman and Sons, [c. 1857].
Engraved broadside on paper incorporating the text of the Declaration at the center, with facsimile reproductions of the original signatures; a reproduction of the painting of the original signing; surrounded by oval portraits of the presidents from Washington through Buchanan; mounted, 23 1/4 x 18 in.
Estimate $400-600


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Philadelphia, American Enlightenment, Broadside, Declaration of independence, President of the United States, Signature, United States Declaration of Independence

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