Francis B. Carpenter (American, 1924 - 2002)Click the image to load the highest resolution version.
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DescriptionFrancis B. Carpenter (American, 1924 - 2002)
Engraved by Alexander Hay Ritchie (American, 1822 - 1895)
Abraham Lincoln; First Reading of the Emancipation Proclamation Before the Cabinet, c. 1866
Mezzotint engraving on paper
25.75 x 35.5 inches (sight) (65.4 x 90.2 cm)
Credits printed below lower edge of image
In fair condition with 2" vertical tear from the top edge 8" in from the upper, right corner. That same corner has a diagonal chip. Also, heavily toned with scattered areas of foxing. Framed under glass to an overall size of 32 x 42 inches. Not examined outside the frame.
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